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NEW DELHI -- Fifteen young managers with a top Indian retail company met in their office basement recently to sip coffee and listen to a talk about their specialty: brand building. The speaker, renowned mythology expert Devdutt Pattanaik, is also the company’s "chief belief officer."

Posted: 1/26/2009 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 379   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Alternative Spirituality

The Rising will have original video content with a permanent host in addition to the social network where users can share stories and experiences, tapping into serious demand for this kind of thing. There are thousands of forums dedicated to paranormal and UFO topics today.

Posted: 5/21/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 169   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Ghosts

Armored fish, tusked mammals and gigantic "terror birds." That’s a short recap of the weird animals in the hands-on exhibit "Bizarre Beasts: Past and Present," now at the National Geographic Museum.

Posted: 10/25/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 177   Submitted By: jmoore   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Cryptozoology

"I do believe Point Lookout is haunted," said Laura Berg, a procurement officer at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She was the last person to live in the lighthouse.

Posted: 4/3/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 189   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Ghosts

Astronomers have caught their first direct glimpse of planets orbiting nearby stars, detecting infrared light from two "hot Jupiters" with the help of NASA’s infrared Spitzer Space Telescope.

Posted: 3/23/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 187   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Space

NASA won a significant 2006 budget increase yesterday to $16.5 billion to fund President Bush’s initiative to pursue human exploration of the moon and Mars in 2006, but killed plans to service the Hubble Space Telescope.

Posted: 2/8/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 183   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Space

The new year welcomes Comet Machholz, which was discovered in August by astronomer Don Machholz in California.

Posted: 1/1/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 175   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Space

NASA officials said yesterday that the international space station is running so low on food that its two crewmen have had to cut back on their eating and may have to abandon the orbiting laboratory if a scheduled supply flight fails to arrive on Christmas Day.

Posted: 12/10/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 169   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Space

Maxime A. Faget, 83, a retired NASA aeronautical engineer whose innovative designs contributed greatly to manned spacecraft from Mercury to the space shuttle, died of cancer Oct. 10 at his home in Houston.

Posted: 10/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 181   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: People

William Dranginis says he saw Bigfoot near Culpeper, Va., on a spring day in 1995.

Posted: 10/1/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 181   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Cryptozoology

Twenty months after the Columbia tragedy, NASA is still struggling to overcome serious engineering hurdles to resume flying its space shuttles in March, a task that has become even tougher because of hurricane-caused work stoppages and damage to critical facilities.

Posted: 9/27/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 156   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Space

Microsoft Corp.’s decision to release a major upgrade for its flagship operating system in the same month that hundreds of thousands of students are reporting to college campuses across the nation is causing a major headache for some universities.

Posted: 8/24/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 213   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Technology News

If you think today’s teenagers are difficult to live with, consider Tyrannosaurus rex, which at age 15 was gaining about 4.6 pounds per day -- 1,679 pounds per year -- and not from gobbling peanut butter sandwiches.

Posted: 8/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 178   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: New Science

Why is Mercury basically a gigantic iron ball? Why does it have a magnetic field? Why does it have a cloud of sodium gas surrounding it? Is the shiny stuff that fills the polar craters ice, and if so, where did it come from?

Posted: 8/2/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 166   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Space

Microsoft Corp. today issued two "critical" software updates for its Windows operating system, bringing to 12 the total number of critical software fixes the company has released so far in 2004 and putting the focus once again on the security of Microsoft’s widely used Internet Explorer Web browser.

Posted: 7/14/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 139   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Technology News

A new Internet virus has surfaced that allows hackers to steal passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information when someone merely visits an infected Web site, government computer security experts warned this week.

Posted: 6/26/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 164   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Technology News

Robert W. "Bob" Bemer, 84, who helped invent the language used by most of the world’s computers to translate text to numbers and who was the first scientist to warn of the Y2K problem, died of cancer June 22 at his home on Possum Kingdom Lake in Texas.

Posted: 6/26/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 185   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: People

WYNNEWOOD, Pa., June 11 -- Alexandra Scott, 8, is battling malignant tumors and wants to raise $1 million for cancer research. She just might do it, one lemonade stand at a time.

Posted: 6/12/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 182   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: General

NAZRAN, Russia -- The young men started disappearing a few months ago, one by one, often with no trace. Prosecutor Rashid Ozdoyev suspected a dark conspiracy

Posted: 6/6/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 205   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.washingtonpost.com Category: Conspiracy Theories