Sunday, December 16, 2012

Interesting news links - December 16, 2012

Archaeology

Evidence Noah's Biblical Flood Happened, Says Robert Ballard --- Great article about an area of archaeology that I feel is often neglected -- underwater archaeology.  I wrote about in my post "Forgotten Civilization: The Science of Questioning or the Questioning of Science?"  I'm glad it is getting some mainstream attention.  I love this quote from the article: "The deep sea is the largest museum on Earth." - Robert Ballard

Oldest Pharaoh Carvings Discovered in Egypt

What the Romans didn't do for us

Cryptozoology

Rez monsters: Bizarre creatures and spirits attract interest on Navajo Nation

Bigfoot Update: Melba Ketchum to release high-definition video of Sasquatch

Peeping Tom Bigfoot Face

Ghosts

Vanessa Bolano Ghost Video: Reporter's Footage Of Ghosts In Haunted Plantation Goes Viral

Mysterious

Red rain from outer space

Argentinians traveling Route 5 warned that they may experience “time anomalies”

Science

Frogs in milk could lead to new drugs

Spy Agency Predicts Megahumans by 2030 --- Sounds like they are predicting some sci-fi stuff.

Is It Possible To Find Out If We Are Living In A Computer Simulation? --- I'm skeptical about us being a part of a simulation like the Matrix, but some of you might find this interesting.

Poop: the cure of the future?

Think yourself well 

The 'pacemaker' implanted in the brain to prevent Alzheimer's patients losing their memory

Space

Air Force Set to Launch 'Secret' Space Plane on Third Mission

The next Earth? 7 possibly habitable worlds identified

The 'glittering galaxy' so bright you can almost count the stars in it

UFOs

Unexplained Light Formation Spotted Above San Francisco’s Mission Dist. --- Looks like quadrotor drones to me.


Other topics of interest...

John McAfee Sells Rights to Life Story --- I thought this guy's story sounded like a movie.  Now it just might become one.  --- He's now been deported back to the US.


Real-life hobbit house built in Pennsylvania countryside --- Lots of cool pics at the link.  Basically someone built a hobbit house to house his Tolkien books and collectibles.

A walk outdoors away from gadgets can boost brain power by half

Rethinking Magic: Collective Consciousness and Thoughtwaves

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