BY KARL ROSS
Either Carlos Dolz has overhauled Einstein’s theory of relativity or it’s time for him to fix his clocks. After a six-hour experiment Wednesday at the Miami (Fla.) Museum of Science, Dolz — who describes himself as a ”lecturing physicist” but lacks the degree — claimed his findings would require physicists to rewrite . . . → Read More: Watch out: Time flies – or not
By MATTHEW SCHOFIELD
MAROTINU DE SUS, Romania – Before Toma Petre’s relatives pulled his body from the grave, ripped out his heart, burned it to ashes, mixed it with water and drank it, he hadn’t been in the news much.
That’s often the way here with vampires. Quiet lives, active deaths. Villagers here aren’t up . . . → Read More: Villagers decry police investigation into vampire slaying
Experimental aircraft could hit Mach 7 in test of scramjet engine Nearly three years after its predecessor quickly went out of control, a second hypersonic aircraft will be tested by NASA this Saturday in an attempt to hit Mach 7 and spur the development of scramjet engines.
On June 2, 2001, the first of . . . → Read More: NASA Ready to Go Hypersonic
Tales of Fred featured in cable documentary on Valley hauntings.
By Steve Esack
Shiny pennies. Cigar smoke. Malfunctioning movie projectors. These are believed to be signs of affection, personality and dramatic taste from J. Fred Osterstock, a man long deceased but who occasionally makes his presence and feelings known to staff and volunteers at his . . . → Read More: Ghost livens scene at State Theatre
The French Pacific territory of New Caledonia has put up barriers around a popular tourist island which is being threatened by a huge toxic oil slick, officials said Wednesday. The roughly 20-square-kilometre (eight-square-mile) slick came from a boat wrecked several decades ago on a coral reef off the South Province, an official statement said.
Officials . . . → Read More: Massive oil slick threatens New Caledonia
The small Italian town of Cecina is establishing ties with the Norwegian village of Hessdalen. Hessdalen is world-renowned for its inexplicable light phenomena. A flurry of sightings in the early 1980′s was skeptically received, but Hessdalen is now the focus of serious researchers who are willing to risk the taint of the unknown.
Cecina is . . . → Read More: Italian conference to study Hessdalen
By Wendy Moonan
Christianity had a rough ride in the Roman Empire, especially during the first centuries of the millennium, which helps explain why so little early Christian art survives.
Christians provoked animosity because they refused to believe in the divinity of the Roman emperors. “Much of the worst persecution of which there is reliable . . . → Read More: In the Art World, a Conquest by Christianity
A six-year-old girl who was sexually exploited and abused is in safe custody after Toronto police were able to zero in on her location from child-porn images posted on an international police web site. The officers, members of the child exploitation branch of the force’s sex crimes unit, were able to determine the girl lived . . . → Read More: Toronto police use internet to save girl
By Maxat Kassen
In the history of Eurasia the end of IV century became an appreciable mark. At that time hordes of new nomads appeared there. They were Huns. They caused so called “great movement to peoples”? which radically changed the political map of Europe and Asia.They contributed to the Roman Empire disintegration and to . . . → Read More: Huns and “Great movement of peoples”
VANCOUVER – His Toronto event will be held at SkyDome and in Vancouver, tickets for two spiritual teaching events held in a 4,000-seat auditorium were snapped up in 20 minutes.
A fight reportedly broke out when a man who’d stood in line for tickets found out the appearance was sold . . . → Read More: Dalai Lama a hit before setting foot in Canada