The Beast of Gévaudan: A Real Life Werewolf?
Many of the victims were said to have had their throats ripped out, and several were partially eaten. Of course, the townsfolk weren’t about to just sit by while a monster killed them off, one-by-one. Continue reading
The 10,000 Year Explosion; How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution
A thumbs down review of The 10,000 Year Explosion. Continue reading
Ovilus I: 21st Century Snake OilWith intrepid conviction, the host of the show sternly asked his question of the air between them, in this dark and cramped loft bedroom. “What are you?” we heard him ask, as though his questions bore more authority than the next man. But in a surprisingly clear robotic voice, the...
Nazca Peru: Drawing Lines in the Sand
Some of the more obscure theories suggest that the Nazca people had mastered low altitude flight and that they used the lines as landing strip guidelines, while others suggest that the Nazca had other worldly help, but not all are convinced. Continue reading
Bob Lazar and His Ununpentium: The Story of Element 115
Lazar, as many of my readers are completely aware, is a UFOlogical mega-star, a living legend. He is the one and only seemingly credible former Area 51 whistleblower…or is he? Continue reading
So The Yeti Is A Polar Bear? I’m Unconvinced
Sykes study apparently reveals that the infamous Yeti is in fact a previously believed to be extinct Snow Bear indigenous to the Himalayas. Continue reading
SETI…Calling The Stars
In spite of the apparent purpose of the message, much of the UFOlogical community is ardent in its belief that someday a response will be received, whether in the form of a return signal or even a visit from our first galactic neighbours. Continue reading
The Greatest Show On Earth: A Review
I feel that I am safe in declaring that The Greatest Show on Earth should be required reading in all high school curricula. Continue reading
The Heikegani Crabs and the Problem with Pareidolia
It’s fairly easy to see how such a legend comes about. It would take only a few instances of crabs with a carapace that even remotely resembled the grimaced face of a warrior to convince a superstitious people that their beloved samurai protectors were reborn Continue reading
Is Life Older Than the Earth?
This is a complicated way to say that life on Earth, as time goes on, will get more and more complex, and measurably so. Continue reading
Incredible Out-Of-Body-Experience fMRI Results Aren’t What You Think
An unnamed Canadian woman, an undergraduate student at the University of Ottawa, whom had attended a lecture on out-of-body-experiences, came forward claiming that she has the ability to leave her body at will Continue reading
A Review of Free Will by Sam Harris
For the cost of the book, it’s a natural must read, even if you don’t buy into his argument, it’s well worth the effort. Continue reading
The Truth About Pattern Recognition – Apophenia is our Bane and Boon
Pareidolia is responsible for the vast majority of paranormal type experiences, despite what some may prefer to believe. Continue reading
Flying Humanoids, What’ll They Think of Next?
Flying Men Phenomenon, which, as the term suggests, is the strange trend being reported in many parts of the world describing humanoid figures flying or hovering without any apparent technological assistance. Continue reading
Ghost Ships: Tall Tales or Salt of the Earth?
The ocean is a mysterious character in the human story, we know so little about it, and those who spend their lives exploring it and working on it embody that mystery. Continue reading
The Happy Atheist by P.Z. Myers
The Happy Atheist is a heartfelt and unpretentious look at the folly of religion. Continue reading
Webbot, The Prophet of the Future
The Webbot Project has been analysing the internet for more than two decades and in that time it has had its share of hits and misses. Continue reading
The Bélmez Faces: Supernatural or Silly?
In the world of the paranormal, seeing faces in your toast is quite a normal thing, really, but seldom do they show something so poignant. Continue reading
Unexplained Booms: The Mystery Continues
Aside from native spirit gods, there have been many theories put forth to explain the phenomenon and some instances of the boom have been labelled as solved. Continue reading
Knowledge vs. Belief, Will Superstition Be Our End?
The internet is a powerful tool, you have a world of information at your fingertips, just remember that the facts you come by the easiest, may not be the right facts. Continue reading
Lone Signal: Some Say Calling The Stars Is A Bad Idea
Despite the apparent nature of the project, seeking to define and explore humanity and the galaxy, there are some people who warn of potential disaster. Continue reading
Earthquake Lights; A Ground Breaking Mystery
Eye witnesses reported the incident as an airplane crash, though some claimed it was no airplane. Some claimed to have seen non-terrestrial craft, and even alien bodies. Continue reading
Human Superiority and Our Grasp on the Golden Throne
If the worst case scenario is death and destruction, and the median might be abandonment, could the best case scenario be captivity? Continue reading
Artificial Intelligence; The Complex Pursuit of Complexity
For various reasons and along various lines of logic, and with hugely varying timelines, among this group of 100 scientists, authors, philosophers, professors, and inventors, a great many have declared that AI will be our crowning achievement. Continue reading
The Ghost Way: Reviewed
A review of Lance Smith's, The Ghost Way. Continue reading
The Many Faces of the Derenberger Incident
Wild as this may seem, some believe that these events are corroborated by their connection to another terrifying paranormal phenomenon: The Grinning Man. Continue reading
The Galaxy is Getting Crowded: What Does the Drake Equation Say About Kepler’s Discoveries?
The Kepler project has been wildly successful, and these numbers are really only the tip of the ice burg. Continue reading
A Short History of Nearly Everything – Reviewed
A review of Bill Bryson's A Short History of Nearly Everything. Continue reading
On the Form and Value of Extraterrestrials – Part II
Popular culture has been inundated with ideas regarding extraterrestrial contact, from movies to UFO sightings to elaborate ET hoaxes, but how likely is it that an extraterrestrial civilization has visited Earth? Continue reading
A Series of Cryptic Letters Turn Up at a Canadian University: Can You Crack the Code?
Theories thus far have been somewhat mundane, which is atypical of such a mystery, were it not for the fact that this is Canada. Continue reading