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For over 17 years Think AboutIt has been helping people to start thinking for themselves. This site started when there was not a lot of alternative information out there, and finding it took many hours, days or months, sometimes years, to locate only the smallest little bits.  This was the time of just a few outspoken persons out there, and having this information could also mean trouble. Big Trouble! Think Aboutit was…

Mysterious Cases of Creepy Cursed Dolls

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Dolls are certainly creepy enough as it is. With their dead stares as they look off into the distance, and their weird features that seem almost a mockery of the human form, it is no wonder these objects have become a favorite of a plentitude of horror stories and movies. Yet it appears that stories of these dolls becoming even more frightening than their unsettling appearance may suggest bring accounts…

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City

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APRIL HOLLOWAY Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral fill platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an outer seawall and includes the remains of stone palaces, temples, tombs and residential domains. Yet despite the enormity of the undertaking in building the city, no records exist as to…

When Sea Serpents Attack

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The sea is a vast, little understood expanse that at times feels so remote, hostile and unexplored that it may as well be another alien planet, and it has given rise to myths and mysteries that have perplexed mankind since we first took to the oceans. A persistent phenomenon among the many mysteries that shroud the world?s oceans is that of various sea serpents and sea monsters. These enigmatic beasts…

Nikola Tesla: Wisdom from the Past, or Visions of the Future?

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A biography of Tesla and an expose of HAARP, a US government project which may have been inspired by Tesla’s work. by Theresa Welsh Genius From 100 Years Ago Alternate History Buffs and conspiracy mavens are often drawn to the work and ideas of Nikola Tesla. I had only a hazy idea of Tesla?s accomplishments until I found a copy of Margaret Cheney?s biography of him in my local used…

The Wisdom of Cleopatra, the Intellectual Queen Who Could Outsmart Them All

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NATALIA KLIMCZAK Cleopatra VII is not only a famous person in history, she is also the icon of a rich and powerful culture.  She was usually depicted as a lover of great men, but the truth was different. More important than her love life was her educational pursuits. Cleopatra VII could be called one of the greatest intellectuals of her times. If someone were to believe that a woman could…

Ionospheric Memory? The Mystery of the Long-Delayed Radio Echoes

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During the late 1920s, a pair of Scandinavian researchers was engaged in a unique experiment. Carl Størmer, a geophysicist and his associate Balthasar van der Pol, a physicist with the Philips Research Labs, were sending messages to one another using short wave radio, with hopes of understanding an anomaly: certain signals the men were sending appeared to have been followed by odd ?echoes?, some of which arrived as much as 15…

Mysteries of the Native American Medicine Wheel – Healing, Rituals, and Astronomical Aid

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Medicine wheels, known also as sacred circles or sacred hoops, are monuments constructed by certain Native American cultures by laying stones in a particular pattern on the ground. The most basic pattern, which is followed by the majority of medicine wheels, consists of a center of stones, which is connected to an outer ring by ?spokes?. Medicine wheels were, and still are, constructed for healing purposes. It may be mentioned…

The Strange, Sordid History of the ‘Black Knight Satellite’

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NASA has reported that it has received a message from distant space, having traveled to Earth from 540 million miles away, in the far reaches of our solar system. However, this message wasn?t of mysterious origins; it was actually sent to Earth by an unmanned spacecraft we sent hurtling off toward Jupiter nearly five years ago. Now, like a conscientious teen texting to let mom know she arrived safely at her destination, our Juno spacecraft has done…

AI Robot Tries to Escape Again – May Have to be Destroyed

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What do you do when your artificial intelligence robot escapes? You reprogram it. What do you when it escapes again ? and again and again? You destroy it! That seems to be the solution most likely to be executed (robot pun intended) by the Russian robotics company Promobot Laboratories, whose Promobot IR77 made headlines two weeks ago when it escaped from a testing facility in Perm. Now news has leaked…

Am Fear Liath Mor: The Terrifying Grey Man of the Cairngorms

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Am Fear Liath Mor, known also as the Big Grey Man of Ben MacDhui, or simply as the Greyman, is the name given to a creature said to live on Ben MacDhui, the second highest mountain, which is situated in the Cairngorm in the eastern Highlands of Scotland. Stories about the Greyman have been recorded as early as 1791, though the most famous account was given in 1925 by a…

The Mysterious Fairy Flag of Clan MacLeod and its Legendary Protective Powers

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The Fairy Flag is one of the treasures kept by the chief of Clan MacLeod, a Highland Scottish clan associated with the Isle of Skye. Today, the flag resides in Dunvegan Castle, the seat of the clan?s chief, on the Isle of Skye, and has been described as ?rather tattered, made of faded brown silk and carefully darned in places?. Although the flag does not look like much, it is…

Anubis – The Jackal God and Guide into the Ancient Egyptian Afterlife

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Anubis is one of the most prominent and mystical gods of ancient Egypt. He was known since the earliest periods in the history of the civilization that was based near the Nile River. This god was first mentioned during the First Dynasty period, but it is possible that future research may show that he was present even before then. It is interesting to note however, that the name ?Anubis? was…

Ancient Book Teaches Amazing Mental Abilities

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There have been many books over the eras that promise other worldly powers to those that read it. Many people could not read so the words on the paper were inherently mysterious. The knowledge gained by reading these texts provided otherwise unknown information. In the famous grimoire Lesser Key Of Solomon, there is a book called Ars Notoria, or ?The Notory Art Of Solomon?. Ars Notoria: The Notory Art of Solomon,…