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May Issue Of Phenomena Magazine Available Now

By The May edition of Phenomena Magazine is ready for download and is as cracking as ever. Particularly appealing to me are the three separate articles all of which in their own way explore the (super)nature of the ghostly phenomenon. Robert Young in ‘What is a Ghost?’ discusses the various theories made to account for ghosts and John Pyrtz, in […]

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Endeavour crew celebrate final launch with Star Trek-style poster

Endeavour crew celebrate final launch with Star Trek-style poster

He is her real-life Captain Kirk. And as Mark Kelly and the rest of the Endeavour crew uttered the words 'Beam me up Scotty' for the final time, they were blasted into outer space, with Gabriel Giffords watching proudly from a private viewing area. As the six-man crew went boldly where many men have gone before, all eyes were on […]

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Joe Nickell, Paranormal Investigator – Paranormal Podcast 190

Listen to podcast Joe Nickell says he is the world’s only full time, professional paranormal investigator. He has a take on paranormal activity that may be controversial to many listeners of this program but he is a fascinating guest on this week’s Paranormal Podcast. url="http://jimharold.com/the-paranormal-podcast/joe-nickell-paranormal-investigator-paranormal-podcast-190/"]More[/url

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Calling all Ghostbusters

Calling all Ghostbusters

By Most of us envision ghosts as semi-transparent figures in white sheets – commonplace in escapist fiction, but absent from real life. finds them far less otherworldly. Right, I’ll put this straight out there: I’m about to argue that ghosts are real. …Are those alarm bells I hear, or the tubular bells of The Exorcist soundtrack? To set your mind […]

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Anonymous turns to  UFO hoaxing

Anonymous turns to UFO hoaxing

Hacker group Anonymous is turning its attentions from annoying the powerful, to hacking off UFO enthusiasts. On May 22, after they have washed up after their mum has made them dinner, Anonymous members will flood UFO websites with fake reports of a triangular UFO. Operation UFO will provide the members of Anonymous with endless hours of entertainment as the story […]

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The bread-sized satellite that's searching for alien life

The bread-sized satellite that's searching for alien life

The world's first satellite the size of a loaf of bread is to explore the final frontier with one task: to hunt down extra terrestrial life. The nano-satellite will launch next year with a sole purpose of finding 'Exoplanets' beyond our solar system which could support life like Earth. Séamus Tuohy, director of space systems at Draper Laboratory, which has […]

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Human Brain Project

Human Brain Project

Hope: Henry Markram, director of the Human Brain Project in Switzerland, leads of a team of scientist in a project that could lead to cures for various diseases. A team of scientists has assembled in Switzerland and Germany to pursue a unique goal – the building of a computer model of a human brain. Called the Human Brain Project – […]

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National Geographic Channel show ponders the possibility of an alien attack

What if there really ARE little green men out there in the vast universe who plan to plop their UFO in a cornfield in Nebraska? That's not just a question for science-fiction writers and 10-year-old boys, but for real scientists with alphabets after their names. “It's my day job, of course, to look for them,” says Dr. Seth Shostek, senior […]

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Tricorder X PRIZE Offers $10 Million For Mobile Medical Solution

Tricorder X PRIZE Offers $10 Million For Mobile Medical Solution

Credit: Yasuhide Fumoto Live out in the boondocks? Hate hospitals? Dread the cold, clammy hands of your doctor? If only there was way to be remotely diagnosed by a mobile, medical device (who perhaps lives in your Smartphone) that is just as competent as your physician. Any innovators staking claim to blueprints for such a device, time to dust them […]

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Mona Lisa: A Few Feet Under Concrete?

Mona Lisa: A Few Feet Under Concrete?

Credit: Louvre Museum, Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain The mysterious face of the Mona Lisa may be lying under a few feet of cement in a decrepit convent in Florence, Italy. Researchers are currently searching for the bones of what might turn out to be Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo, the woman many art historians believe to be the inspiration of the […]

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