Sunday, November 18, 2012

Interesting news links - November 18, 2012

Archaeology/Paleontology

Oldest Stone Spear Tips Found: Came About 200,000 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought

Is the Harappan Civilization 2000 Years Older?

Conflict-Scarred Temple Uncovered Near Jerusalem

Cryptozoology

Giant Caterpillar Outside Manchester, 1850!

Scott Nelson On KCTV5 Talking About Sasquatch Language

Ghosts

'Black Jesus' draws mystery to visitors at historic cemetery  --- A bronze statue with local legends about paranormal activity.  News video from a paranormal investigation is included.

Keira Knightley: I was confronted by a ghost in my hotel room --- Someone should have asked what room in what hotel...maybe someone has been sighted there before.

History

They Cracked This 250 Year-Old Code, And Found a Secret Society Inside  --- A lengthy piece, but a good read if your interested in secret societies or decoding secret manuscripts.

Ancient Mariners: Did Neanderthals Sail to Mediterranean? --- More prehistoric sophistication.

Early humans tooled up --- Yep...sophisticated.  I'm telling you, these prehistoric people were smart...smarter than they're usually given credit for being!

Seraphim and the "Russian Lourdes"

Mysterious

Otherworld Portals in New York?

Science

The Science Behind Our Strange, Spooky Dreams

Scientists discover how to make time pass faster (or slower)  --- Or make it seem that way at least.

'Odd Little Creature' Skips Sex and Eats DNA
 
Space

U.S. Military Enlists Amateurs to Track Space Junk

Google Launches Stunning '100,000 Stars' Chrome Experiment --- See the site here.

Did a Lost Star Torque Earth's Orbit?

Lone planet found ‘free-floating’ through space

Could there be life in Earth’s Stratosphere?

UFOs

UFO investigation after chef spots mystery object hovering in sky


Other topics of interest...

Fireball pictured in the sky over Chelmsford is a burning mystery --- I'd be interested to know if anyone found what apparently fell from the sky.  Doesn't sound like a typical meteor since it was said to be visible for 5 minutes.

Foxconn Receives 10,000 Robots to Replace Human Factory Workers --- They come under fire for deplorable working conditions, so instead of fixing the deplorable working conditions they replace workers with robots.

Man Finds His Doppelganger in 16th Century Italian Painting --- Definitely a resemblance!

Embracing Your Inner Robot: A Singular Vision Of The Future

Coldest winter in 100 years on way

Kung fu nuns teach cosmic energy to CERN scientists --- What a headline!

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