Yarr, I still be speakin' like a pirate ...
- The Gnostic Mandeans of Iraq face extinction. They honour many prophets, but particularly John the Baptist - incidentally, the 24th September was the feast day for the Conception of John the Baptist.
- Dr Stephen Chang, a rebel who introduced traditional Chinese medicine to the West, now believes the Westernisation of TCM will bring about its destruction.
- Pakistani doctor Samad Musafir says that by transmitting Samda energy via cellphone, he can heal the sick long distance. Text message me some love, 0433****** ...
- Father Nelson Baker, who lived from 1841 to 1936, reportedly cured the blind, healed the sick, and calmed raging waters.
- Dr Masaru Emoto reminds us that water came to Earth from outer space via ice comets.
- Hidden Messages In Water is a groundbreaking book by Dr Masaru Emoto (Amazon US or UK). He's really a down-to-earth kind of guy.
- If water has memory, the possibilities of aquatechnology emerges from the stormy seas of science.
- DigiBio continues the work of the late Jacques Benveniste and his research of the memory of water phenomenon.
- A Skeptic's response to the memory of water phenomenon is quite predictable, calling it voodoo. All I need is a lock of Randi's hair ...
- Water authorities in Australia have dramatically underestimated future consumption of water because their projections for the next quarter of a century have not sufficiently factored in the rise of the single household.
- India's political Left seek the PM's intervention to stop the privatisation of Delhi's water supplies.
- The melting of Himalayan glaciers signals a water crisis for 40 percent of South Asia and China's populations.
- The world's supply of fresh water is running out. Here's a map highlighting trouble spots.
- Over a billion people do not have access to clean water, and things are getting worse.
- Is a new kind of volcano discovered last year heating up the Gulf of Mexico?
- Is there an Evil Genius behind the recent spate of hurricanes?
- Dolphins trained by the US Military may be swimming free in the Gulf of Mexico. The Age of Dolphins begins ...
- The Loch Ness Monster has been recruited to woo tourists from China. Will China's Lake Tianchi Monster woo tourists from Scotland? Lake Tianchi is the highest crater lake in the world.
- Dr Andrew Franknoi, member of SETI, has some interesting things to say about our search for extraterrestrial life.
- What came to light during a recent talk by New Hampshire MUFON director, Peter Geremia, about UFOs and extraterrestrials?
- What are fastwalkers, those mysterious objects that enter the Earth's atmosphere, perform maneuvers, than return from whence they came? I like the failed public school teacher bit in Alfred's bio.
- An interview with David Grinspoon, originator of the Living Worlds Hypothesis. Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life, by David Grinspoon (Amazon US or UK).
- Do archaeologists, their focus on the ground, have anything to teach SETI, and those looking up at the skies? As Above, So Below.
- Does the Tulli Papyrus offer proof of Ancient Astronauts? Does this papyrus even exist?
- World-renowned Los Angeles liturgical artist Isabel Piczek says the Shroud of Turin shows the future of science.
- Jim Munro gives a journalist tips on dowsing, as they explore Rosslyn, Ley Lines, and Templar Knights.
- An Italian computer programmer has used Google Earth to find previously-unknown Roman ruins. I googled a nudist beach.
- Skeptics support the controversial claims of Indonesian anthropologist (and thief) Teuku Jacob that Homo Floresiensis is not a new species of human.
- Looting in Cambodia is decimating ancient and sacred sites such as Angkor Wat.
- Pictures of a Hindu temple in Southern India that may have been destroyed by an ancient tsunami can be found here and here.
- Rare pieces of porcelain recovered from the wreck of a Qing Dynasty ship provide clues to the maritime silk road.
Quote of the Day:
I don’t believe in separating education and entertainment. Much of the best of either contains a healthy dose of the other.
Any frustrated would-be astronauts here? Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D opens today in a record number of IMAX theatres (venue list included).
- Ancient Egyptian sites face destruction within 10 years.
- Rosslyn, ley lines and the baron knights.
- Does the Tulli Papyrus offer proof of UFOs?
- New evidence shows sea stacs off Scotland's Western Isles were inhabited much earlier than previously thought.
- Rembrandt rediscovered.
- Island gives up secret of real Robinson Crusoe.
- SETI: Tapping archaeology to seek the Cosmic Rosetta Stone.
- MRI brain scan is the ultimate lie detector. Good - let's immediately scan all politicians!
- Scientists want to know: Out-of-body or all in the mind?
- Hurricane's aftermath shows importance of Net phones.
- Free access to scientific results is changing research practices.
- What is antimatter and why does it matter?
- The Cheerio Effect: Why floating objects stick together.
- Some bacteria and viruses may have infinite genomes.
- Biologists challenge conventional dinosaur theories.
- Human stem cells repair mice's spinal cords.
- World not prepared for next influenza pandemic.
- Human flu viruses are becoming resistant to adamantanes, one of only two existing classes of flu drugs.
- AP poll shows Katrina changed Americans' thinking: longstanding assumptions shifted on race, safety, spending and more.
- Suit filed to halt New Orleans gun seizures; TV crews film authorities tackling the elderly, refusing to give receipts.
- Hurricane victims say guns helped fend off criminals during aftermath.
- Prisoners in New Orleans city jail were abandoned - left locked up without food, water, electricity as floodwaters rose to their chests, necks and higher.
- So Desperate: Red Cross aid so lacking in rural and poor Gulf Coast communities that Oxfam America has gone into Miss. and Ala. to administer aid directly inside the U.S. for the first time in its history. Finally! Some national media coverage - and what they found is shocking.
- To get to this cursed town, just go to the end of the world and turn left. It's worse down there - and literally packed with ghosts.
- Katrina and Rita are reaching for your wallet.
- For the third consecutive year in the U.S., the rich got richer: Net worth of the 'Forbes 400' climbs to $1.13 trillion. On average, that's only $2.825 billion each.
- Britain's top police officer urges 'Judge Dredd' powers for police, which would allow them to by-pass courts when confiscating driving licences and seizing vehicles.
- EU plans to log details of all telephone, Internet, and e-mail traffic.
- Scotland is shelling out £500,000 to an international team of ratcatchers who plan to use 25,000 tonnes of rat poison to kill Canna's 10,000 rats.
Quote of the Day:
Strange things happen at Rosslyn. One Saturday a girl saw a Knight Templar walking down the aisle. She said nothing about it until the girl sitting next to her said she'd seen the same thing.
Jim Munro, past master Freemason who believes a powerful ley line runs through Rosslyn
Plenty of reading material for over the weekend...
- AOTM at Graham Hancock's website are Philip Gardiner and Gary Osborn, who have contributed an exclusive essay titled "The Secret of the Holy Grail and the Discovery of the Elixir of Life".
- Also at GHHQ is Graham's upcoming lecture schedule for Supernatural.
- Whitley Strieber describes the Majesty of the Key in his most recent journal entry.
- The Book of Thoth website has an interview with Marshall Klarfeld, author of Adam, The Missing Link.
- Colin Bennett has written an essay titled "Imagine for the Phenomena website.
- BBC Mag has "Out of Body or All in the Mind?"
- The International Survivalist Society has Part 2 of Hereward Carrington's "The Methods of Fraudulent Materialisation Mediums".
- The RRR Group says the devil in the details when it comes to the Michalak UFO encounter.
- Filer's Files #39 for 2005 has the latest UFO news.
- Harvard's Susan Clancy fields abuse regarding her upcoming book on alien abductions.
Here's the rundown on the radio schedules for the second half of the week:
Whitley Strieber's Dreamland: This week begins with Linda Howe discussing why hurricanes have become so much more intense and are forming so much faster. Then this week's guest Charles Hall describes his experiences with the "Tall Whites." Linda Howe returns at the end of the show with the story of our over-active Sun - is something wrong with it?
Coast to Coast AM: Friday is open lines, Saturday is business futurist Joel Barker who will discuss what the next paradigm shifts will be, and Sunday Chip Proser, who created the documentary Gaia Selene, discusses the benefits to Earth of colonizing the Moon.
Fate Radio: This week's guest on Fate Radio is Michael Horn, with the Billy Meier story
More details including relevant websites are available at the linked pages above - Fate Radio is a Real Audio download from the link above. Remember also that while Coast to Coast is subscription, it can be listened to through KOGO, while Dreamland is free. Dreamland also now offers a podcast of the most recent show.
For those of you interested in Issue 2 of our own Sub Rosa Magazine, it is scheduled to be released on Monday October 3rd. We would have like to have it out earlier, but some of the content couldn't be released until October so we've held off releasing it until then. There's plenty of interest in Issue 2, but I'll talk about that soon enough.
Autumnal equinox greetings to you. Happy birthday to me. Yes, cusp people were born under two zodiac signs and thus get better gifts.
- The ruins of an ancient temple built by a long-vanished kingdom in southern India are being excavated by archaeologists who said Wednesday the Hindu sanctum may have been destroyed centuries ago by a tsunami.
- Cleopatra has been found depicted in drag.
- Incan mummies spark conflict.
- A new study shows that during the 2003 heatwave, European plants produced more carbon dioxide than they absorbed from the atmosphere. That's it! Kill all the plants.
- Melting ice exposes ancient plants.
- Halloween is no laughing matter for many youngsters.
- India may be the land of the Kamasutra, the famed ancient treatise on sex, but in the country's hinterlands, public displays of affection remain strictly taboo.
- Could hydrogen energy be the energy of the future?
- Scientists have identified an ant species that produces its own natural herbicide to poison unwanted plants.
- A big New Age 'thank you' to those of us (that’s everyone) who allow ourselves to be the transformers of energy through your physical vessels as we move through the fourth dimension toward the freedom and harmony of the fifth dimension.
- Does the March of the Penguins support the Intelligent Design theory?
- Italian 'miracle' labeled a hoax.
- Bigfoot researchers weed through the hoaxes.
- Okay. We've got 'Leaf images of Jesus and Mary' and clouds that look like either Jesus or Ringo Starr. Worship at will.
- An enormous pink bunny has been erected on an Italian mountainside where it will stay for the next 20 years.
- The climate on Mars may be warming and recent images have shown the first evidence of seismic activity on Earth's neighbor planet. Martian SUVs.
- What causes Earth's seasons?
- Stargates, Ancient Rituals, And Those Invited Through The Portal - Metaphysical nonsense, or high-tech mechanisms built by the gods? Part 1 and Part 2. The Ahriman Gate: Some Gates Should Not Be Opened (a fiction novel) is available at Amazon US and UK.
- A British group wants a debate on leap seconds.
- Sir Paul McCartney believes John Lennon haunted the recording of the 1995 Beatles single 'Free As A Bird' — in the form of a white peacock.
- Breaking the Silence - Bilderberg Exposed.
Quote of the Day
Don't start panic here. ... Let's not get stuck on the last storm. Don't get stuck on stupid, reporters.
Lt. Gen. Russel Honore
Commander of the military's Joint Task Force Katrina,
who bristled at reporters' questions.
Here are some more storms in tea cups. But all guaranteed to raise the see-level. Post your thoughts.
- Sun and your health.
- NASA plans moon return by 2020. Does moon plan come up short?
- Mysterious ring of stars hides Andromeda's heart.
- The new history of mankind's creation.
- Mirror, mirror on the wall, is there anyone there at all?
- Banker gets investment.
- Hidden images to fuel Da Vinci Code conspiracies.
- Theory of evolution not a science.
- The goddess of the israelites.
- Iraq debate: Galloway versus Hitchens.
- The kindness of strangers.
- Space cycle tests artificial gravity as a solution to muscle loss.
- Radiation law to block doctors' work.
- Neutrons born in lightning.
- The sun does not behave while the Earth is threatened by dust cloud.
- Mars more active than suspected.
- Neanderthals had long childhoods.
- Hoagland: is there an undeclared weather war?
Quote of the Day:
The reason why sheep don't know they are sheep is because they have had the wool pulled over their eyes.
A varied list of readings to get you through the week...
- Erowid.org has a review of Alex Grey's wonderful book Transfigurations (Amazon US and UK).
- Astrobiology Magazine has an interview with Brother Guy Consolmagno, Vatican Astronomer, on controversial science vs religion subjects such as Intelligent Design.
- Randi's latest weekly newsletter.
- Filip Coppens meets Joe Black.
- The Société Périllos website has Part 4 of their essay "Bérenger Saunière in Lyon."
- Professor Nemo's guide to the true DaVinci code.
- Hershel Shanks continues his personal battle with the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) in a new essay, asking why they are trashing the pomegranate which may be the only evidence from Solomon's Temple.
- Robin Crookshank-Hilton tells you why she's going to buy The Maranatha Puzzle (from the Phenomena website).
- An audio interview (downloadable mp3) with Jim Marrs on remote viewing, 911 conspiracy theories and more.
Where's Monday when you need it?
- NASA's new Moon plans: 'Apollo on steroids'. I still back Rocky.
- Czech 'treasure' turns out to be a fake.
- DIY satellites reinvent the space race.
- Sci-fi and supernatural programming dominates the television schedule for the second half of the year.
- Are wormholes tunnels for time travel? Levart emit rof slennut selohmrow era.
- Japan set to direct fusion reactor project in France.
- Titan's long-sought sea revealed by radar.
- NASA media teleconference today for Mars-related discoveries.
- Trust me, you won't feel a thing. Molecular needles are on their way.
- New privacy-enhanced computer display keeps prying eyes away.
- Free satellite images may threaten national security.
- Is Arctic sea ice at tipping point?
- Fungal disease may be a result of the use of frogs in human pregnancy tests. That's a real headline by the way (BBC)...though don't let your imagination get too out of control.
- The Phoenix Lights documentary maker talks.
- Italian psychic's 'lucky guess' draws skeptic's ire.
- Catholic Church recruits more student exorcists. Would offering an apple to the teacher be considered blasphemous?
- Witches are coming out of the closet. The broom closet?
- Christians summoned to emergency prayer to help counter Pagan Pride Day.
- China produces movie about the dangers of the Internet. Duck and cover.
- The dead can't talk.
- Mothman mystery: myth or reality? More here, with images.
- Yowie hunters in Australia. I'm off to close the back door...to keep out the hunters, not the yowie.
- Who'd have thought stopping alien abductions would be so easy? Time to trade in your tin foil hat.
- The unluckiest man alive (or is he really the luckiest?).
- Nessie investigators to test monster flesh.
Quote of the Day:
I say never be complete. I say stop being perfect. I say let's evolve. Let the chips fall where they may.
Tyler Durden ('Fight Club')
The free PDF of Atlantis Rising #54 is now online, and available for downloading from the AR website. In this issue you'll find Steven Sora investigating Francis Bacon as Shakespeare, George Erikson on the first Americans, Zecharia Sitchin on aliens and the Vatican, John Chambers on Tolstoy and the paranormal, and John Kettler on the secrets beneath Antarctica. For full details, check out the AR website - or simply download the issue and begin reading.