A Review of Findings From Under the Giza Plateau

The Giza plateau is composed of limestone, a geological feature which creates natural crevices and pockets in the stone somewhat like Swiss cheese. Perhaps not so strange then that Giza was known anciently as ‘Rostau’, meaning the “mouth of the passages”. Reports of cavities and underground tunnels at Giza have circulated for thousands of years, […]

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Bomb disposal teams kept busy in Cornwall

Image by didbygraham Flickr BOMB disposal experts are being kept busy on the Cornish coastline as unexplained objects are exposed by storms. A Ministry of Defence spokesman said: “People are finding metal on the beaches and thinking the worst, but we wouldn’t discourage people from reporting things they do find.” An 18-inch-long metal cylinder encased […]

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Schemes to control climate change could backfire, warn scientists

© Patrimonio Designs Limited | Dreamstime.com Schemes to deliberately manipulate the Earth’s climate could prove useless, and at worst harmful, claims a new study. The strategies include reflecting sunlight from space, adding lime to the oceans, and irrigating vast expanses of the North African and Australian deserts to grow trees. Known as geoengineering, ideas such […]

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Does this photo prove there are ghosts? Nah!

Credit: James Michael DuPont A GROUP of ghost hunters believe they found up to nine spirits inhabiting the Stag theatre during a paranormal pursuit last weekend. The six-strong Kent Ghostseekers investigated the historic Sevenoaks theatre on Saturday night using a range of instruments including a child’s toy and Ouija boards. OK we admit it, its […]

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‘UFO’ seen in Hoddesdon

© Makarand Kulkarni MYSTERY surrounds the appearance of some strange lights in the sky, which were seen over Hoddesdon on Saturday night. A woman from River Avenue told the Mercury that she and a group of four friends were returning home from an event at the church hall at around 11pm on Saturday. Read More

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Stonehenge mystery deepens

Image by Jose and Roxanne (Flickr) Scientists have pinpointed the exact source of many of the rocks used to build Stonehenge. The say the smaller stones, known as bluestones, came from a newly discovered site in the Preseli Hills in Wales. The stones’ rock composition revealed they come from a nearby outcropping, located about 1.8 […]

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Legend of Viking Sunstone is true?

image: claumoho An ancient Norse myth describing a magical gem which could reveal the position of the sun when hidden behind clouds or even before dawn or after sunset, has been the subject of intrigue for many years.  But a team of scientists based at the University of Rennes in Brittany may have proven that […]

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NASA’s Kepler telescope finds 715 new planets outside solar system

NASA Handout The Earth’s galaxy is looking far more crowded and hospitable. NASA on Wednesday confirmed a bonanza of 715 newly discovered planets outside the solar system. Douglas Hudgins, NASA’s exoplanet exploration program scientist, called the announcement a major step toward the planet-hunting Kepler telescope’s ultimate goal: “finding Earth 2.0.” It’s a big step in […]

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