Massive Winter Storms Sweep Hemisphere

February 26, 2001
Massive storms left at least twenty people dead in the United States and are now dumping snow on Scotland and are expected to spread into northern Europe today. A tornado spread damage along a 23-mile path in Mississippi, while more... continued

Kids Find Mysterious Boulders in Mars Photos

February 25, 2001
Baffling boulders have been discovered on Mars by an international group of students who won the chance to look at Mars through the camera on board NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft. The students stumbled upon a surprising cluster of dark-colored... continued

A New Whitley’s Journal–More High Level Strangeness

February 25, 2001
I have been living with high-level strangeness most of my life. As a child, I took it for granted. When it re-entered my life in December of 1985, I was shocked to my depths. Since then, the experiences have been... continued

Britain Braces for Food Shortages

February 24, 2001
British food retailers warned that emergency measures adopted by the government to attempt to halt the spread of hoof-and-mouth disease, discovered in the UK last week, are liable to cause food shortages in the near term. All importation of live... continued

Science Discovery Confirms Secret School ‘Lesson’

February 23, 2001
In Whitley Strieber's 1997 memoir of his childhood with the 'visitors,' the Secret School (now out of print) he writes that he was taught that a comet impacted the earth 250 million years ago, and that its effects, plus a... continued

How Long Can We Live?

February 22, 2001
Scientists have long reassured us that, with the new advances in nutrition and medicine, we should all be able to live to be 100. But now researchers who have analyzed the death trends between 1985 and 1995 say that even... continued

Astronauts Can Learn from Bears

February 22, 2001
One of the main problems that astronauts face on long space journeys is the loss of muscle tissue, due to long periods without enough exercise. Bears solved this problem long ago-they lose hardly any muscle when they hibernate. Henry Harlow... continued

Iran Missile Success Points to Defense Needs

February 22, 2001
On September 21, 2000, Iran successfully tested the Shahab-3 intermediate range missile, and shortly thereafter commenced deployment of this missile system. The Shahab-3 is capable of delivering a warhead a distance of 825 miles. Israel is well within range of... continued

Why the Body Attacks Itself

February 22, 2001
Autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, fibromyalgia and some types of asthma, are among the most mysterious of human maladies. Why do our bodies suddenly attack and destroy themselves? Scientists now say that the trigger may be... continued

First BSE Cases Outside of Europe

February 21, 2001
British cattle feed in all probability contaminated with Bovine Spongiform Encephalitis prions was exported to third world countries for years after its exportation was banned to the European Union by the British government. The first two cases of humans with... continued