Thursday, March 11, 2010

LHC to shut down for a year to address design faults

The Large Hadron Collider must close at the end of 2011, according to an LHC director.
— BBC News

Connecting with spirits of those whacked by mob for new show 'Ghostfellas'

Intuitive Staten Island private eye is involved in reality show pilot.
— New York Daily News

Scientists tease DNA from eggshell of extinct birds

The achievement marks a major step towards drafting the genome of extinct birds.

Chief exorcist says Devil is in the Vatican

Father Gabriele Amorth said that the consequences of satanic infiltration included "bishops who are linked to the Demon."
— The Times

DR Congo ring may be giant 'impact crater'

Deforestation has revealed what could be a giant impact crater in Central Africa, scientists say.
— BBC News

Britain's 'big cat X files' revealed

There have been more than 100 sightings of exotic and unidentified animals in England since 2005.
— The Telegraph

Sheldrake and Wiseman Clash Over Parapsychology Experiments

A lively debate reveals wide rift between skeptics and psi proponents.
— Skeptiko

Bio weather: Cloudy with a chance of kidney stones?

Biowetter, as it’s known in German, was developed more than two decades ago as a guide to how atmosphere conditions might affect humans.
— The Local

Giant python loose on housing estate

Police have issued a warning about an escaped giant Burmese python.
— Ananova

Jerry E. Smith Dies

Longtime esoteric researcher investigated HAARP and weather modification.
— Cryptomundo

Baby Born with Tail

Chinese doctors baffled by infant girl's 5 inch tail.
— Ananova

China Targets More Space Program Firsts

Chinese space station construction among the projects expected to make significant progress in 2011.

Feds Move to Break Voting-Machine Monopoly

Anti-trust lawsuit looks to break up company which controls 70% of America's voting-machines.
— Wired

Woman, 101, grows horn

Zhang Ruifang in central China's Henan province has a horn in her forehead six centimetres long.
— Ananova

First contact: The man who'll welcome aliens

Jon Ronson profiles SETI's Frank Drake.
— The Guardian

Something Haunted My House

Jason Offutt shares the tale of a family plagued by a Shadow Person.
— From the Shadows

The God with the Upraised Arm

An exampination of a recurring theme in ancient art and what it might mean.
— Daily Grail

Alligators on the Rampage

Nick Redfern looks at reports of predatory gators lurking in Texas.

Robin Hood stole from the rich and lent to the poor

A new book has claimed that Robin Hood stole from the rich and lent money to the poor as an early kind of loan shark.
— The Telegraph

The ghost hunter's guide

Wannabe ghost hunters can now sign up for a course teaching how to carve out a career as a spooks spotter.
— The Sun

Could Phobos Be Hollow?

Scientists have long believed that the Martian moon Phobos could be porous and filled with vast caverns.
— Universe Today

Clearest UFO ever filmed in China... or kite?

Video footage shows what appears to be a giant pyramid shaped UFO hovering above the Chinese city of Xi'an.
— All News Web

Spanish Exorcist Addresses Claims of Satanic Influence in Vatican

Fr. Gabriele Amorth: "Yes, also in the Vatican there are members of Satanic sects."
— Catholic Online

Herschel Finds Possible Life-Enabling Molecules in Space

The Herschel Space Observatory has revealed the chemical fingerprints of potentially life-enabling organic molecules in the Orion nebula.
— Science Daily

'Mystical' stone puts plumber on new path

A Polish plumber has become a faith healer after finding a 'mystical' stone while digging up drains under his house.
— Ananova

Animation of Giant Iceberg Collision as Seen From Space

The collision of the 60-mile-long B-9B iceberg with the Mertz Glacier in East Antarctica is captured in a series of satellite images.
— Wired

'Painless' vaccine needle invented in Japan

Fear of injections may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a painless new vaccine delivery system that has been perfected in Japan.
— The Telegraph

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