You’ve seen ’em if you’ve flown across farmland in the United States or other nations: big green circles of irrigated land, making repeated dot patterns. But they weren’t always there.
Posted: 7/22/2008 12:00:00 AM Reads: 108 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.wired.com Category: Crop Circles
If you haven’t seen the story, the upshot is that some reflected light shows up every non-overcast day on someone’s house in Calgary, and the resulting image looks something like a cross between Gollum and the Reddit mascot. Thus, aliens.
Waves of UFO sightings over the waters of Lake Erie are earning the great lake a reputation as a UFO hot spot. But the lake’s new popularity may have more to do with a string of popular videos on YouTube than sightings of little green men.
For one guy it will be a homecoming. For the other, it’s boldly going where he, at least, has not gone before.
After allegedly hacking into NASA websites -- where he says he found images of what looked like extraterrestrial spaceships -- the 40-year-old Briton faces extradition to the United States from his North London home. If convicted, McKinnon could receive a 70-year prison term and up to $2 million in fines.
Scientists were able to view each layer of linen bandages wrapped around the mummy’s body. One of the most remarkable discoveries was the drawing of a sphinx on one layer of the bandages.
Posted: 8/3/2005 12:00:00 AM Reads: 106 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.wired.com Category: Ancient Civilizations
Astronomers have significantly softened the wording of the Torino scale -- an asteroid risk-assessment system for evaluating the danger of Earth-bound meteors.
Posted: 4/16/2005 12:00:00 AM Reads: 111 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.wired.com Category: Space
After 100 years of speculation, scientists have finally found proof that strong tides can trigger earthquakes.
Posted: 10/25/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 106 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.wired.com Category: New Science
Millions of amateur astronomers are poring over pictures of the Red Planet. Experience the thrill of discovery - or self-delusion - for yourself!
Posted: 8/5/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 186 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.wired.com Category: Mars Anomalies
The entire castle complex, which looks like a combination fortress and ancient temple, was constructed of huge coral blocks, many of which exceed five tons.
Posted: 12/2/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 103 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.wired.com Category: General
WAYCROSS, Georgia -- Strange things happen in the 700 miles of mostly wet wilderness that comprise the Okefenokee Swamp.
Posted: 11/22/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 86 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.wired.com Category: Mysterious Phenomena
Baur grafted a tomato plant onto tobacco roots, and voilà, he had a real, live tomacco plant.
Posted: 11/11/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 104 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.wired.com Category: Oddball News
Kiss your pillow good-bye. A new breed of drugs promises to do for drowsiness what Prozac did for depression.
Posted: 10/19/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 97 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.wired.com Category: New Science
The fantastic floating device called a lifter has no moving parts, no onboard fuel, and no shortage of wide-eyed admirers. Even inside NASA.
Scientists behind the world’s largest distributed computing project are about to take a closer look at some of the most promising of the billions of radio signals they’ve collected in their search for intelligent life in outer space.
WASHINGTON -- Aliens may be right under our noses -- we’re just not smart enough to see them.
Last year Parnia published a study indicating that 10 percent of clinically dead patients who were later resuscitated reported memories while they were lifeless.
The Coalition for Freedom of Information, directed by Washington lobbyist Edwin Rothschild, hopes to acquire UFO documents and debris for scientific analysis.
THEY SHOW UP EVERY SUMMER: spirals and interlocking rings, alchemical and shamanic symbols, massive mandalas and Mandelbrot sets, all cut into swaths of land — some as large as two football fields set side by side.
Posted: 7/26/2002 12:00:00 AM Reads: 104 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.wired.com Category: Crop Circles
But now technological advances have opened the way for scientists to check millions of previously unknown star systems, dramatically increasing the chances of finding intelligent life in outer space in the next 25 years...