Unknown Lifeforms May Live in Underground Antarctic Ice Caves

With so much attention focused on space exploration, it can sometimes be easy to forget that there is plenty of wonder and mystery left here on the pale blue dot. Recent events show that there is still much in the natural world that science cannot fully explain or that is beyond the scope of our technological capabilities to investigate. Aside from anomalous (or seemingly anomalous) phenomena, new methods of exploration including robotic vehicles are revealing entirely new ecosystems for humankind to discover. Researchers at Australia’s National University have announced the possible discovery of one such unexplored frontier this week, and it’s in a place you might not expect. Antarctica’s ice caves are some of the most otherworldly places on Earth. According to their research, the scientists believe that a whole host of unknown plant and animal life might live in subterranean ice caves surrounding Mount Erebus, the southernmost active […] Read More

A message from the Underground Ones

I have heard some amazing stories about paranormal type experiences here in Utah. A recent conversation proved interesting, because I was able to finish the story, from using an experience I had meditating on Mount Shasta in California. I was talking to one of my contractors at work and we got on the subject of the local strangeness. I asked if he had any paranormal encounters since he had lived here. He said yes, one up in Big Cottonwood Canyon, in the Brighton, ski area. Right behind the Silver Fork Lodge, he had a friend who owned a nice cabin. One Friday night, his friend was having a party with a bunch of his young friends and after the party he offered some of the attendees to stay and not drive down the winding canyon road. My contractor friend stayed and slept in a bunk bed in the same […] Read More

Footage Shows Deep Sea Jellyfish Shaped Like Flying Saucer

Deep down in the South Pacific, a team aboard the NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer Vessel managed to capture the footage of the incredible looking specimen. The video was recorded during an expedition to document wildlife in the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, a protected region. The jellyfish species is called rhopalonematid trachymedusa, and is known for its UFO/Saucer shape and translucent organs. Researchers still are not sure why it has two sets of tentacles pointing in opposite directions. SOURCE Related articles 1936: Pacific Ocean Sightings How the Rothschilds and Monsanto Control Global Climate Engineering 1961: September UFO & Alien Sightings – Think About It 1945: March UFO & Alien Sightings – Think About It Fish testing positive for cocaine, anti-depressants 1991: Possible UFO/USO Encountered by USS Kirk FF1087 Emergency Shut Down Of West Coast Fisheries

Mysterious Lake Found Deep Under Bolivian Volcano

The Earth may not be hollow but it may not be solid either. A new study of a curious anomaly underneath an Andean volcano in Bolivia found a body of water the size of a Great Lake about 15 km beneath it. Is this the solution to our water shortages? It’s a staggeringly large amount. According to a new report in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, geologist Jon Blundy of the University of Bristol was trying to understand strange readings he was getting of seismic waves under Uturuncu – a dormant volcano in the Bolivian Andes that last erupted around 271,000 years ago but has been showing unusual ground inflation and microseismic activity on satellite images since 1992. Measurements pointed to an anomaly called the Altiplano-Puna magma body which slowed down seismic waves and conducted electricity – two things magma isn’t supposed to do. To determine why the Altiplano-Puna […] Read More

Ancient Book Teaches Amazing Mental Abilities

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, Shewing the Cabalistical Key of: Magical Operations, The liberal Science, Divine Revelation, and The Art of Memory. 1657. (esotericarchives.com) This portion of the Lesser Key of Solomon is from the thirteenth century though parts were written as early as the twelfth century. There were many grimoires and other magical texts of the time, this one was more focused on prayers, meditations, and verbal exercises rather than spells, potions and rituals.  The oldest of the texts found in The Lesser Key Of […] Read More

1923: Will the ZR-1 Discover a Polar Paradise?

POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY SUMNER N. BLOSSOM, Editor December, 1923 The giant new navy dirigible ZR-1 in test flight. If she makes the voyage across the North Pole next summer, it will prove according to Vilhjalmut Stefansson. Famous arctic explorer, “one of the turning points in history”. Will the ZR-1 Discover a Polar Paradise? Here is one of the most outstanding stories of scientific possibility ever published. Commander Green’s exclusive article has all the pungency of romantic fiction; at the same time it is founded on scientific observations of a veteran arctic explorer, and corroborated by fascinating legends of the Eskimos. Not since the days of Columbus has any venture held such power of gripping the world’s imagination as the proposed voyage of the ZR-1. In the issue of POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY for November, 1920, the prophesy was made that a “huge dirigible of the Zeppelin type will enable the […] Read More

The Mysterious Lost Gold of the Australian Outback

  There is a certain irresistible quality to stories of lost treasures, an allure that captivates us and draws us. The idea that vast, untold riches lie out there just waiting to be found by someone is intoxicating, and captures the imagination. Tales of lost treasure come from all corners of the globe, and never cease to enthrall. One of the most famous stories of lost treasure in Australia is the story of one man who claimed to have found a vast reserve of gold out in the desolate wasteland of the Australian Outback, the search for which would end up playing like something from an Indiana Jones movie and would eventually lead to his death; a tale that would go on to become the stuff of legend. The story begins in Australia in 1897, when a miner and prospector by the name of Harold Lasseter was prospecting for […] Read More

The Incredible Animal Life of Tennessee’s Uncharted Cave Systems

  It has often been said in recent years that humans know more about our moon than we do about the expanses of our own oceans. Marine biologists speculate that an incredible number of undiscovered species may still exist within parts of the deep ocean, with room for somewhere in the neighborhood of 70 or more new large marine species alone. While our oceans may remain among the most mysterious habitats yet to be explored, they are not the only “final frontier” in our search for new forms of terrestrial life. In their exhaustive book Caving: The Sierra Club Guide to Spelunking, authors Lane and Peggy Larson make the case for why more and more people are being drawn to the underground: technological improvements have broadened our ability to descend safely into the depths below us, and with those technologies, renewed interest in what new things we may learn […] Read More

The Eerie Enigma of Cicada 3301

We live in the age of the Internet. Virtually every aspect of our lives is tied in some shape or form to cyberspace, and the net has become a sprawling, lawless cyber jungle. And just like a jungle, there are things that move in the shadows and stalk about the wilderness here in the ether. In some cases it’s hard to know if what is prowling out there in the dark is harmless, a predator, a mere illusion caused by the play of light on the leaves, or something else. It is from this cyber wilderness that creeps one of the weirdest unsolved technological mysteries of the modern age; a puzzle put forth from some mysterious cabal whose agenda and identity remain unknown to this day, and which has spiraled into perhaps the most legendary and baffling conundrums of the Internet. On January 5, 2012, a cryptic message in […] Read More

2014: Finding the Devil in the Deep Blue Sea

Most people wouldn’t call anglerfish pretty, exactly, but the black seadevil is one of the strangest-looking creatures you’ll find anywhere. With dead eyes and a gaping, perpetually frowning maw lined with rows of jagged teeth, it looks like nothing so much as a small, disembodied humanoid head with a glowing orb hanging in front of it. It’s the sort of thing you don’t see often, in part because these creatures don’t come near the surface—they’ve only been photographed six times, and never caught on video. Well, “never” until this month. When Bruce Robison of California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) spotted a black seadevil 1,900 feet (600m) under the surface and watched it at work, it was a rare treat for marine biologists (and the rest of us): Like most anglerfish, black seadevils hunt fish the way we generally do: by baiting them. In this very real sense, […] Read More

The ‘Mona Lisa’ Just Might Be Part Of History’s First 3D Image, Researchers Claim

Leonard da Vinci was the original Renaissance man, dabbling in not just art, but anatomy, geology, botany, cartography, mathematics, literature and much, much more. Not only do we give him credit for masterpieces like “The Last Supper” and “The Vitruvian Man,” history praises his work in musical instrument construction, hydraulics, cannon design and early flying machines. So it wouldn’t hurt, we suppose, to credit the man with 3D imagery too. It’s a claim German researchers Claus-Christian Carbon and Vera Hesslinger assert in their study of Leonardo’s famous portrait, “Mona Lisa.” The pair have been analyzing the well-known version of La Giaconda that hangs at Paris’ Louvre, as well as an eerily similar copy known as the “Prado Mona Lisa,” housed at the Museo del Prado in Spain, and have concluded that the two artworks — taken together — may amount to the first stereoscopic image in the world. In […] Read More

2013: 10 Breathtaking Places You Need To See Before You Die!

Planet Earth is a playground of natural beauty, with perfection embedded in all corners of its landscape. Each country possesses unique topographic features which inspire travelers from afar to set out and survey the wonders of the natural countryside. We’ve put together a list of 10 spots you must have on your travel bucket list for reasons of simple astonishment. 1.) Tulip Fields, Holland. If ‘somewhere over the rainbow’ really existed it would probably look like this. Fields of multicolored flowers have been planted in Anna Paulowna, a town in North Holland, attracting a magnitude of sight-seers every year during the wondrous blooming season. Millions of flowers laid out in horizontal, parallel and perpendicular strips make up a mega-quilt of blossomed beauties. 2.)    Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia. Salar de Uyuni might be considered the world’s largest mirror. Stretching nearly 11 000 square km across central Bolivia, it is the […] Read More

1899: An Antarctic Mystery, by Jules Verne

BY JULES VERNE TRANSLATED BY MRS. CASHEL HOEY ILLUSTRATED The Tasman to the rescue 1899 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS The Tasman to the rescue frontispiece The approach of the Halbrane 11 Going aboard the Halbrane 29 Cook’s route was effectively barred by ice floes 83 Taking in sail under difficulties 103 “There, look there! That’s a fin-back!” 117 Hunt to the rescue 127 Four sailors at the oars, and one at the helm 139 Hunt extended his enormous hand, holding a metal collar 161 Dirk Peters shows the way 179 The half-breed in the crow’s nest 189 The Halbrane fast in the iceberg 227 The Halbrane, staved in, broken up 253 “I was afraid; I got away from him” 267 William Guy 299 An Antarctic Mystery 321 The Parcuta 329 TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter I. The Kerguelen Islands. Chapter II. The Schooner Halbrane Chapter III. Captain Len Guy Chapter IV. From […] Read More