Sunday, August 3, 2014

Interesting news and articles - August 3, 2014

Archaeology

5000-year-old Cochno Stone carving may be revealed

Austria's 'Stonehenge' discovery

10,000-year-old rock paintings depicting aliens and UFOs found in India

Ancient Priest's Tomb Painting Discovered Near Great Pyramid at Giza

How early man hunted the Elephant’s ancient ancestor: Gomphothere roamed North America 13,000 years ago - and was hunted by Clovis

Vintage Bling: Ancient Celts May Have Had Shiny Dental Implants

70,000 Year-Old African Settlement Unearthed

History

Before Salem, There Was the Not-So-Wicked Witch of the Hamptons --Not a recent article, but interesting.  I found it kind of funny that the Governor of the colony, an educated man, essentially didn't think the woman was smart enough to be doing the witchcraft she was accused of doing.  In other words, if an educated man like him couldn't do the stuff she was allegedly doing, then she must not be doing it either!

History's Mysteries

A Colossal Dilemma Within Science and Religion

Mysterious

Large crater appears at the 'end of the world'

Lake mysteriously shows in drought-torn Tunisia

Space

Curiosity Finds Large Iron Meteorite on Mars

‘Impossible’ space drive tested by NASA foretells future of deep-space travel --Here's a short excerpt from this article:
In short, if the results hold up, humanity can say goodbye to huge energy consumption costs associated with space travel, and say hello to deep-space missions and distant world exploration at a fraction of the cost and at 100 times the speed.
Sounds pretty cool, eh?

Monday, July 28, 2014

10 Weird Things Found in Outer Space

I came across this video of interesting things found in outer space.  No UFOs or things like that, but stuff like a massive reservoir of water far larger the amount of water on Earth.


Sunday, June 22, 2014

Interesting news and articles - June 22, 2014

Archaeology

‘Dracula’s tomb’ discovered in Italy

Cryptozoology

Sasquatch Artifact Returned To First Nations

Ghosts

Irish Ghosts and Gaelic Greenery

The ghost of Alcatraz: Tourists spooked by photograph of young woman waiting in the notorious prison’s visitation block

History

Early Neolithic Farmers Brought Their Culture to Europe by Sea

History's Mysteries

The Mediterranean Werewolf: Insania Zooanthropica in Classical Antiquity

Was the ship Columbus discovered the New World burnt by natives? New theory challenges claim Santa Maria was shipwrecked 

Did da Vinci Create a 3D 'Mona Lisa'?


Mysterious

EPA report on mysterious cattle deaths at Area 51

Woman’s Cataracts Healed After Remembering Past Life as Hermit Whose Eyes Were Burned

Yale-Educated Psychiatrist Tells Oprah How He Became a Believer in Reincarnation

Science

Author Says Earthquakes Are Predictable


Mythbusters - Plants have feelings (Primary Perception)

Ancient Skulls Reveal 'Mixed' Neanderthal-Like Lineage

Can Human Thoughts Physically Change Water? A Look at 4 Experiments

UFOS

Mystery lights spotted by residents across hundreds of miles of southern California leave officials baffled

Unexplained sheep attacks 'caused by aliens in UFOs', farmers claim --The subject of livestock mutilations is just so bizarre to me.   They've been going on for so long and there just doesn't seem to be a good explanation.

Former Coast Guard sailor reveals encounter with ‘humanoid creature’

Other topics of interest...

Baby declared dead ‘comes back to life’ after being placed on chapel altar

Hidden portrait discovered beneath early Picasso masterpiece

Why Icelanders are wary of elves living beneath the rocks