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Probe arrives at Moon's gateway
European spacecraft Smart is set to enter into orbit around the Moon on Monday. --BBC News

Mars Gullies Likely Formed By Aquifers
Underground pockets of water could act as habitat for Martian microbes. --Space.com

Who you gonna call?
Ghost trackers investigate sightings at Shoestring Theater. --Daytona Beach News-Journal

Airlines Ordered to Expose Data
Government demands passenger data to test a new passenger screening system. --Wired News

Animal life in the Arctic threatened
Rising temperatures in the Arctic will change region's biodiversity. --AFP


Earthquake shakes Mount Rainier
Scientists said the quake was not related to recent rumblings at Mount St. Helens. --Associated Press

Humans may get different forms of BSE
But some people may have a genetic make-up that protects them against the disease. --New Scientist

Pieces from UFO Crash Site Analyzed
Thin metal objects allegedly came from the Plains of St. Agustin, New Mexico. --Earthfiles

Mars moon emerges from the dark
Mars Express spacecraft has taken its most detailed image yet of Phobos. --BBC News

Photo: Missouri's Green Ribbon Sky
Unusual auroral activity recorded on November 7th.
--Astronomy Picture of the Day


Chemtrails: A Fortean View
A new look at a mystery of the skies by Colin Bennett.
--Phenomena Magazine

Mining the Moon, the Gateway to Mars
Lunar surface is being viewed as a nearby, problem solving place for testing and honing automated machinery. --Space.com

Moving brain implant seeks out signals
Device may meet the needs of people with paralysis.
--New Scientist

Grim Signs Mark Global Warming
Reports released this week offer evidence of climate change's impact. --Wired News

Mind control: The Zombie Effect
Methods of latent impact on the human psyche are no longer secret. --Pravda.Ru


China in for Extreme Weather
More droughts and floods due to climate change predicted. --Reuters

Flying taxi vision for commuters
Jetpods would enable quick, quiet and cheap travel to and from major cities. --BBC News

I'm after the aliens that beat up Bob
Terrifying close encounter became the subject of a criminal investigation. --Scotsman.com

Cassini discovers music of the rings
Saturn's rings constantly emit a melodic series of musical notes. --New Scientist

Fossil of fearsome amphibian uncovered
Salamander-like creature with vicious teeth lived about 300 million years ago (with photo).
--Associated Press


Scientists warn Arctic is warming quickly
Climate changes causing ice to melt, 8-nation study finds. --Associated Press

Rules Set for $50 Million 'Americaís Space Prize'
Contest by Bigelow Aerospace is designed to spur the development of space tourism in low Earth orbit.
--Space.com

Giant hail killed more than 200 in Himalayas
60 year-old mystery solved by forensic investigation.
--Telegraph U.K.

Americans expose Russian X-ray Girl
Natasha Demkina tested in New York for TV special.
--Pravda.Ru

Stickiness takes on new shapes
Model of how animals stick to walls could aid engineers.
--Nature


Sun Continues Active After Solar Max
Significant eruption occurred on November 7th.
--Unknown Country

Titan moon holds on to enigma
Photos have left scientists at a loss to interpret what they can see. --BBC News

Chasing aliens perfectly paranormal
Profile of UFO researcher Stan Gordon.
--Denver Post

Is There a Spirit Here Tonight?
Haunted sites recounted by Antoinette May.
--San Francisco Chronicle

Stranger at the Pentagon
Transcript of Tracie Austin-Peters chat with Dr. Frank E. Stranges. --Phenomena Magazine


Spaceship team gets its $10 million prize
After historic flights, itís payday for SpaceShipOne backers. --MSNBC

Raw sewage can now turn into raw power
Microbial fuel cell provides a clean energy source.
--ISA

Massive peat burn is speeding climate change
Surge in atmospheric CO2 may have been caused by smouldering peat bogs. --New Scientist

Happy ever after
Could our dearly departed loved ones still be with us?
--NEWS.com.au

Mystery power boost for Mars rover
For some reason one of the vehicles has actually gained power recently. --CNN


King Congo: Super-Gorillas Spotted in Africa
Scientists probe tales about new gorilla species.
--iol.co.za

'Phantom' Caught on Video in Haunted Penitentiary
Video shows ghostly 'phantom' figure moving towards camera. --Unexplained Mysteries

Cosmic Doomsday Delayed
Universe won't end for 24 billion years... probably.
--Nature

Nanotechnology May Change Energy Industry
Technology will help enhance electrical transmission.
--Associated Press

IBM Supercomputer Again Claims Record
System achieved 70.72 trillion calculations per second.
--RedNova


E-vote goes smoothly, but experts skeptical
No paper trail means software glitches, tampering may go unnoticed. --Associated Press

Awesome power of Iceland volcano
Eruption has forced airlines to divert flights to avoid flying through gas emissions. --BBC News

Apollo 15 Image Mystery
Anomaly hunters have uncovered photo of unidentified flying object. --Unknown Country

Is Dugway's expansion an alien concept?
Army base closed-mouthed about why it wants to acquire a huge swath of adjacent land.
--Deseret Morning News

Don't Hate Me Because I'm Digital
Five contestants vie for the title of most beautiful virtual woman in the world. --Wired Magazine


Digital Temblors
Computer model successfully forecasts earthquake sites. --Space.com

Was Wesley Clark Briefed About UFOs?
General has discussed going past the 'speed of light.'
--Earthfiles

Ghanaians flock to see 'miracle'
Human face seen in rough marble stones of church grotto (with photo). --BBC News

US in U-turn over Gulf war syndrome
Link declared between chemical exposure and veterans' illnesses. --New Scientist

RFID Rights
The rush by companies to put radio frequency identification devices in their goods could imperil consumer privacy. --Technology Review


Arctic warming at twice global rate
Scientific assessment was conducted by an international team of 300 researchers. --New Scientist

Marketing Earth to Alien Civilizations
Chicago advertising exec ponders alien/human interactions. --Red Nova

Titan: 'What We See Is Very Alien'
After Cassini's close-up of Saturn's largest moon, scientists say it's one of the strangest worlds in the solar system. --New York Times (requires registration)

The Modern Mentalist
Derren Brown has reinvented TV conjuring and amazed viewers with his mind control acts. --Fortean Times

Paranormal politics
While political observers tend to use polls to predict the presidential election, other people favor superstition.
--Daily Herald


Dead Voters May Sway Election
Some voters die after casting their absentee ballots.
--Associated Press

'What does it mean to be human?'
Discovery of a human 'Hobbit' on Flores may force many religions to examine their basic beliefs.
--BBC News

Tiny Humans Are Weighed In
Bookmaker casts odds on discovering Yeti, Nessie, and aliens. --William Hill Media

Tall tales
Search for giant Sasquatch draws the curious to Canada lake. --Boston Herald

Nostradamus: Kerry Victory?
Robert Egan interprets a Nostradamus quatrain as referring to Kerry winning the election via Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes. --nostrabobus.com


Finding a 'Bridge to the Afterlife'
Mother hears her late son's voice in an EVP.
--Nashua Telegraph

Cancer-Free 'Designer Babies' Get Approval
Parents have won the right to select embryos free from cancer genes. --Times Online

UFOs Over Veracruz, Mexico
Hundreds of residents report seeing "white dots" in the sky. --Unknown Country

Traveling To Mars And Hibernating Like a Bear
Hibernation of crew would reduce physical and psychological requirements of space travel. --ESA

U.S. Deploys Satellite Jamming System
Air Force has a new weapon designed to jam enemy satellite communications. --Reuters


Bad news (and good) on Arctic warming
Report shows Arctic region is undergoing profound changes. --New York Times

Test craft takes last flight
The NASA "vomit comet" made its final flight on Friday.
--azcentral.com

Church celebrates its haunted history
19th century priest's footsteps still echo throughout the sanctuary. --CNN

Researchers Detect Methane On Mars
Scientist says methane may indicate life on the red planet. --SpaceDaily.com

Dust and 4x4 vehicles threaten global ecology
Airborne dust levels have increased ten times over past 50 years. --Pravda.Ru


Dangerous Bacteria Evolving in Insects
Scientists have evidence that bacteria dangerous to humans have begun evolving in insects.
--Unknown Country

Air Force Report On Teleportation Physics
Read the 88-page study (in PDF format). --U.S. Air Force

Tidal wave threat 'over-hyped'
Risk of a landslide on La Palma creating giant tidal wave overstated. --BBC News

Town to officially pardon executed witches
Ceremony will publicly declare pardons for 81 people executed for being witches. --CNN

Dog saves woman's life by calling 911
Faith, a Washington State Rottweiler, phones 911 after wwner falls out of wheelchair. --ABC News


Sunspot record reveals Sun's past
Solar history may have links with Earth's climate.
--Nature

US boosts e-voting software security
Encryption method gives e-voting software a tamper-proof "fingerprint." --New Scientist

Who you gonna call? Ghost detective
Skeptic and psychic team up to investigates hauntings.
--TownOnline.com

Camera offers dog's collar view
Japanese dog lovers will get to see the world from the perspective of their pets. --ABC News Online

Big Brother Watches Hollywood
Los Angeles Police Department plans to install surveillance cameras on city streets. --LA Times


Tiny Human Ancestor Found in Asia
Hobbit-like species of human grew no larger than a 3-year-old modern child (with photos).
--National Geographic News

US rolls out most expensive jet
FA-22 stealth fighter can fly at 1500 km/h and remain undetected by radar. --BBC News

Alien Skull Mystery Continues
Update on the 'Starchild' skull (with photos/video).
--WUSA-TV

Scientists warn of 'ethnic weapons'
Biological weapons that target selected ethnic groups could become part of the terrorists' arsenal.
--The Australian

Day from Hell May Have Killed Off Dinosaurs
One minute you're a big T-Rex, the next you're toast.
--Reuters


Brain Cells Fly Plane
A collection of rat brain cells has flown a virtual F-22 fighter jet from a Petri dish. --Unknown Country

Company To Create Hypo-Allergenic Cats
Allerca Inc. is working to produce a "lifestyle pet" for people with allergies. --Yahoo

Electric Currents Boost Brain Power
Just 20 minutes with a battery is enough to ramp up verbal prowess. --Nature

Total Eclipse of the Moon
On Wednesday night, the moon will be covered by Earth's shadow and resemble a glowing pumpkin.
--USA Today

It's Official - The Platypus is Weird
Platypus research turns up some interesting results.
--ABC News Online


Efficient cars enough to curb US greenhouse gases
Today's technology could have immediate impact on global warming. --Nature

Smart buildings gain momentum
Structures use sunlight, sea water to save energy.
--CNN

Her Majesty's Satanist
British Armed Forces has officially recognized its first registered Satanist. --The Daily Record

Longevity Enzyme Confirmed
Appears essential to life-extending effects of calorie restriction. --Betterhumans

The hunt for cosmic blasts' secret
Probe will investigate the source of gamma-ray bursts.
--BBC News


Europe leads space race to hunt down ET
Work begins on flotilla of floating mirrors to detect life on far distant planets. --The Observer

Quantum quirk may give objects mass
Entanglement effect allows two particles to behave as one. --New Scientist

Migration linked to squirrel deaths
Large-scale journeys not unprecedented, may explain drownings, DNR biologist says. --Holland Sentinel

Believers & doubters at annual Bigfoot conference
Over 200 attend the fourth annual Texas event.
--Longview News-Journal

A Sleeping Prophet's Overlooked Talent
Edgar Cayce turned numerous people into multi-millionaires with his stock predictions.
--Phenomena Magazine


Space station crew back on Earth
Russian and US spacemen have landed back in Kazakhstan. --BBC News

Ghostly threat in will
Man threatened to haunt anyone who tampered with his will. --CNEWS

Stinky Onions Fight Cancer Best
Touted as tumor killers, rank veggies ranked for potency. --Betterhumans

Group warns on resource consumption
WWF says resource consumption is destroying Earth's ability to sustain life. --CNN

Smart fabrics make for enhanced living
Imagine a handbag that warns you if you are about to forget your wallet... --New Scientist


Chips Coming to a Brain Near You
New microchip mimics the part of the brain responsible for creating memories. --Wired News

Household Robots
Robots are set to become increasingly familiar companions in homes by 2007. --BBC News

Human Gene Total Falls Below 25,000
About 20,000 human genes have been identified so far.
--New York Times (requires registration)

Shatner Wants to Go on Space Flight
"Trek" star among thousands anxious to fly on Virgin's proposed space flights. --Associated Press

Fall Traditions: Ghostly Guests
Residents say there are plenty of haunted places in their own back yard. --MetroWest Daily News


Einstein's Warped View of Space Confirmed
Study backs up a key prediction of general theory of relativity. --Space.com

American Passports to Get Chipped
Embedded chips will broadcast on command an individual's information and photo to a computerized reader. --Wired News

Great expectations
Parapsychology experiments are criticized for inconsistency of results. --Guardian U.K.

Feathered embryo found in China
Fossil is thought to be the most ancient unborn bird ever discovered. --BBC News

Werewolf Author Interviewed
Linda S. Godfrey tells of strange creature in Wisconsin.
--Phenomena Magazine


Texas "Chupa"
Strange mammal or mangy coyote? --Earthfiles

9/11 Secret in the CIA's Back Pocket
The agency is withholding a damning report that points at senior officials.
--L.A. Times (requires registration)

Paranormal investigators source for ghost accounts Tales gathered from 12 Southern states.
--Clarion-Ledger

Monster Sunfish washes up in New Zealand
Creature may be nearly 10 ft. in length (with photo).
--Stuff.co.Nz

An Artist's Junkyard of Dreams
The 50-foot-high 'Forevertron' is claimed to be an antigravity machine (with photos). --Wired News


Plasma Beam Eyed in Space Travel
Scientists are pioneering a concept that could shorten the time it takes to travel to other planets. --Wired News

Scientists seek to create 'three-parent' babies
The aim is to prevent children from inheriting genetic diseases. --New Scientist

Unlikely source emits international distress signal
Signal is traced back to a 20-inch color TV in Oregon.
--Associated Press

Ancient fungus 'revived' in lab
Indian researchers say the fungi come from sediments that are between 180,000 and 430,000 years old.
--BBC News

Girl who wept stones admitted to hospital
15-year-old reportedly suffers from tiny stones that emerge from the corners of her eyes.
--Independent U.K.


Observations Upset Theories of Planet Formation
Leading theory is being revised because of new data from the U.S. Spitzer Space Telescope.
--VOA News

Is There a Sixth Sense?
Reports and studies of intuitive hunches presented.
--Psychology Today

War syndrome 'will not be solved'
After 14 years, "Gulf war syndrome" causes perplex experts. --BBC News

Residents Report Glowing Light In Sky
Ohio man thinks it could have been UFO (with slideshow). --NewsNet5

Wired moose
Bull moose was accidentally strung up in a power line under construction in Alaska.
--Fairbanks News-Minor


Black Sea slowly gives up ancient secrets
Expedition delves into theories about biblical flood.
--Pakistan Daily Times

American Crop Formations: 1880-2004
Researcher maps locations for 368 reports in the U.S. and Canada. --Earthfiles

Precognitive Stock Market Dreamers
Club of dreamers 'see' profitable investments.
--Phenomena Magazine

Amphibians In Dramatic Decline
Study finds nearly one-third of species threatened with extinction. --Science Daily


Dry/Ice: Global Warming Revealed
Drunvalo Melchizedek writes about climate change.
--Spirit of Maat

Implantable tags beam back medical ID
Approval of personal microchips highlights spread of radio frequency technology. --Nature

Mount St. Helens' 'Fin' May Be Splitting
Scientists continue to warn that eruption could intensify at any time. --Associated Press

NIDS closes its doors
National Institute for Discovery Science mysteriously stops investigations. --NIDS

Ghosthunters declare Mancill house haunted
A crash, a feeling of being watched, a shimmer of a figure, loud noises, voices...
--Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Satellite part returns with a bang
Chinese satellite capsule smashes into four-story house. --Reuters

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