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May 2012

A Visit to a Place Filled With UFOs

British UFO researcher Lorin Cutts became fascinated with UFOs after his first encounter in Portugal in 1993. He recently visited James Gilliland (NOTE:...
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Unexpected Computing Discovery Supports Master of the Key Prediction

In 1998, the Master of the Key told Whitley Strieber, "gas is an important component to consider in the construction of intelligent machines," and now it is becoming clear that quantum computers may use gasses as the basis for extremely dense memory.

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Heart Attacks May Have Saved Us

Can a bird have a heart attack? (They have high blood pressure, just like we do). Cardiovascular disease may be an unfortunate consequence of mammalian evolution. In other words, heart attacks may have evolved as a human survival mechanism, so what...
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Sugar Makes You Stupid

Margarine makes you aggressive and sugar makes you stupid. Those are certainly two reasons to stay away from fast food!

A new study of rats shows that a diet high in fructose slows the brain, hampering memory and learning. Fructose is the type of sugar in fruit...
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Internet CEOs Bankroll Asteroid Mining

A new gold rush is on! Google executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt (along with filmmaker James Cameron) are backing a plan to mine gold and other precious metals from asteroids.

They've formed a company called Planetary Resources, which will start out by developing...
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Mystery Object Menaces Two Planes

First, a pilot flying west of Denver reported a mystery object near his plane. The FAA dismissed the report. Now, a US Air crew reported a "flare-like" object near their plane over Philadelphia. How long can they deny this?

The FAA is investigating a corporate jet pilot's radio...
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What Makes a Flop

In the Economist, "Schumpeter" writes: "Flops are part of business life. They are most conspicuous in the entertainment business, where public taste is hard to predict. But you can find them in any industry that depends on launching products and generating buzz."
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Subscribe by May 31 and Get the Path for Ten Dollars Off!

There is a coupon in the Unknowncountry.com subscriber section offering $10.00 off the physical edition of Whitley Strieber's beautiful Tarot book, the Path. This...
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Fukushima Radiation Heading Our Way

Despite official denials by the Japanese government and shrouded statements issued by our own government, it's becoming clear that we're in potential danger due to radiation from the Fukushima reactor meltdown blowing our way. It may also soon arrived on the...
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Spy Drones

What's that up in the sky? Is it a bird, is it a plane, is it---a drone?

Due to a FOIA request, the government has been forced to reveal that there are at least 63 active drone sites around the US and they are SPYING on civilians! (NOTE:...
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Dangerous Antibiotics in Imported Fish

This was found in samples of shrimp purchased in New York. Researchers have found evidence of antibiotics--one of them a suspected human carcinogen--in seafood imported into the United States and purchased from grocery store shelves. The antibiotic nitrofuranzone, a probable carcinogen, was found in two of the samples--one from a farm in India and...
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Extensive UFO Wave in New Zealand

There have been a large number of UFO sightings reported in New Zealand over the past two months. One man even reported seeing a UFO land.

The New Zealand Herald quotes UFO researcher Suzanne Hansen as saying, "He's a very credible source. He saw an object that had landed and said it was definitely not an aircraft or like...
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Hot Dog Danger--Less Than it Used to Be

We've warned you about this before: Hot dogs are dangerous! But just in time for Memorial Day cookouts, we have good news for you: They're not as dangerous as they used to be.

The addition of ascorbate (vitamin C) or its close relative, erythorbate...
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Muggers Who Never Get Caught--Maybe Because They're Not Human

Humans are just a higher form of animal, meaning that animals are a lot like us (and vice-versa). India has a major problem with aggressive monkeys that are overrunning its cities and even mugging its citizens.

India was once the world’s largest supplier...
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Subscribe by May 31 and Get the Path for Ten Dollars Off!

There is a coupon in the Unknowncountry.com subscriber section offering $10.00 off the physical edition of Whitley Strieber's beautiful Tarot book, the Path. This takes the price down to just 95 cents....
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Alzheimer's--WALK it Away?

Of all the millions of animals on Earth, only humans get Alzheimer's disease, which is caused by the formation of metallic "plaques" in the brain, particularly iron ones.

This may be because this dreaded disease somehow facilitated human evolution. But scientists have discovered a new way to stave it off: EXERCISE.
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Think Better in a Foreign Language

Researchers have found that people are more likely to make rational decisions and take favorable risks when they think through a problem in a foreign language (of course, you need to...
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How Colors Got Their Names

The order in which colors are named worldwide appears to be due to how eyes work. Researchers have found that colors familiar to one culture might not even have names in another, suggesting that different cultures indeed have different ways of seeing--and understanding--the world.

Color names always seem to appear in a specific order...
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How to Predict Your Future

While we can't all be clairvoyant, neuroscientists who are able to "watch" our brains in action with fMRI machines have determined that activity in a region of the brain associated with reward can predict who will...
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The Moon Earth Machine

Was the perfectly functioning "Earth-Moon machine" a design, or an accident? Here's something you didn't...
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Early Man Lived Among Giants

Don't believe "creationists" when they tell you that early man cavorted with dinosaurs--the big lizards died off millions of years before we came along. But a new study that determined...
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Subscribe by May 31 and Get the Path for Ten Dollars Off!

There is a coupon in the Unknowncountry.com subscriber section offering $10.00 off the physical edition of Whitley Strieber's beautiful Tarot book, the Path. This...
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Gravity: The Key to Leaving the Earth

Scientists are working hard to understand gravity--which is the key to future space travel. When it comes to this subject, they think that Albert Einstein was absolutely right--and completely wrong.

In the Guardian, Robin McKie quotes psysicist Harald Luck as saying, "In his general theory of relativity, Einstein predicted the...
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Size Matters: Smaller is Sometimes Better

Which is better: The large agribusinesses that seem to be taking over the world (and killing off the bees) or small, (often organic) local farmers? AND sociologists say that small businesses...
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Does Fracking Cause Asthma?

Asthma used to be mainly an urban problem, but now it's become an epidemic in the countryside--this could be due to Fracking....
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Monsanto Guilty of Poisoning French Farmer

Weed killers are killing us: Monsanto, the creator of pesticide resistant seeds--such as StarLink corn--has been found guilty in a court in France of poisoning a...
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Everything I Need to Know (I Learned in Kindergarten)

Attentiveness in kindergarten accurately predicts the development of "work-oriented" skills in school children.

Elementary school teachers made observations of attention skills in over a thousand kindergarten children, then later, when these...
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There is a coupon in the Unknowncountry.com subscriber section offering $10.00 off the physical edition of Whitley Strieber's beautiful Tarot book, the Path. This...
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Remote Viewer Solves Murder

Last year, a California court convicted a swindler of murder in a case that was solved partly, the lead police investigator said, with the help of remote viewing (NOTE: Subscribers can still...
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Mayan Calendar Room Reveals its Secrets

A vast city built by the ancient Maya and discovered nearly a century ago is finally starting to yield its secrets. Excavating for the first time in the sprawling complex of Xultún in Guatemala’s Petén region, a team of archaeologists has uncovered a structure that contains what appears to be a work space for the town’s...
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