Archives – 2006


#55 January/February 2006


  • The Politics of Intelligent Design
    As the recent federal court trial in Dover, Pennsylvania, over whether “Intelligent Design” (ID) may be taught in schools, has… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Fighting the Ignorance
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Riddle of Tulum
    Ancient Mexico’s most physically alluring location stands atop a forty five-foot cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on the coast of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • San Francisco’s Pyramid Saga
    Has San Francisco been keeping a secret for over a century—a secret like those mentioned by Graham Hancock and Robert… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Underwater Bases and Alien Civilization
    Ivan T. Sanderson was born in 1911. Before he died in 1973 he wrote over 18 books on the UFO… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Finding the Keys to the Mysteries
    Despite all attempts by the intellectual elite to treat certain issues as settled, controversy persists. This issue’s DVD of­ferings focus… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Voice Power
    Gguung…ggaang…gginngg: these gargly syllables accompany various groaning, laughing, nonsensical and utterly sil­ly sounds coming from slack-jawed participants in James D’Angelo’s… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Weather Wars
    This historic tropical storm season (storm specialists ran out of named storms, substituted Greek letters) appears to have finally jarred… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Metals
    Our current civilization would not exist if four principle inventions had not occurred: agriculture, the wheel, writing and metallurgy. In… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • An Angry Planet?
    Could the people of planet Earth have recently become the guests who overstayed their welcome? Over-population, pollution of the air,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Circular Logic
    “Everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lost Builders of Skara Brae
    Five thousand years ego, a thriving community existed on an island north of Scotland. Their homes are there today, looking… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Dostoevsky & Spiritualism
    In The Brothers Karamazov, the masterpiece of the towering 19th century Russian novelist and short-story writer Fyodor Dostoevsky, Ivan Karamazov… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Hard Struggle for Electrogravitics
    What would it take to get the secrecy club to open its file cabinet doors to the rest of us?… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Legend of Markawasi
    “ . . . natural adapted features in a sanctified landscape.” These words (from John Michell, Confessions of a Radical… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Your Man in Beijing
    Last July, I went to Beijing to give a paper at the 22nd International Congress of History of Science. It… You must be logged in to view this content.

#56 March/April 2006


  • Nabta Playa’s Prehistoric Astronomers
    In 1973 an international team of anthropologists called the Combined Prehistoric Expedition (CPE) headed by Fred Wen­dorf and Romuald Schild… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Fancy Footwork in Mexico
    There is some fancy scientific footwork going on in the case of recently discovered footprints in Mexico. In 2003, some… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Astronomers of Nabta Playa
    According to most experts the dawn of Western civilization occurred in the fourth millennium B.C. with the sudden flowering of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Old Pumps for New
    In the wake of Hurricane Katrina last fall a horrified world watched as engineers struggled vainly to hold back the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Plant Wisdom
    With an IQ reportedly off the charts, Stephen Harrod Buhner might rightly claim to be one of the most intelligent… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Upping the Ante
    With our last issue (#55), Atlantis Rising initiated a number of improvements to our overall presentation and, gathering from the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Hidden Agendas
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Templars’ Greatest Secret
    According to one esoteric tradition, after excavating the foundations of Solomon’s Temple for nine years the Templar Knights left the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secret Tsunami Scenarios
    Given the recent first anniversary of the devastating Indian Ocean quake and tsunami, the disturbing insights gleaned in researching “Weather… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Search for Answers Heats Up
    This issue’s batch of controversial videos continues the non-stop search for alternatives that Atlantis Rising readers have come to expect… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Electromagnetism & The Ancients
    It’s been suggested, at various times, that ancient humans had knowledge and use of unseen powers, forces and ener­gy fields.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Chinese Astrology
    “It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.”—Confucius Anyone who’s ever eaten in a Chinese… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Battle Over Light
    In his Doctrine of Colors (1810), Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) writes: “In the second part [of this book] we… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Cycles of Danger
    We are conditioned to look at history as a linear progression from one stage of development to the next with… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Great Pyramid
    Readers of Atlantis Rising are more familiar than most Americans with the mind-boggling details of ancient Egypt’s Great Pyramid. But… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Water-as-Fuel Inventors Get Their Own Museum
    The paths that lead to obsession with novel energy technologies vary, but their first steps are often similar. Most in­ventors… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Matter of Gravity
    The noted American astronomer Halton Arp jumped through all the hoops of big bang theory and discovered one of its major flaws, that objects from the same source have drastically different red shifts, and thus the big bang was a big bust. Instead of having the big bang community confirm and celebrate his discovery, it […]

#57 May/June 2006


  • Searching for the Builders of Nan Madol
    One of the world’s supreme ancient mysteries is also among its most obscure. In a remote corner of the western Pacific Ocean, nearly a thousand miles north of New Guinea and two thousand, three hundred miles south of Japan, stand the massive ruins of a long-dead city. Incongruously built on a coral reef only five […]
  • The Ancient Quest for Meaning in the Stars
    “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend.” —Kurt Vonnegut The body of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Galactic Challenges
    To what extent is life on Earth influenced by events elsewhere in the solar system and, for that matter, the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis in the Bahamas
    The 1968 discovery of the Bimini Road created an ongoing, contentious issue between self-described “skeptics” and those who argue that… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Indian Antigravity Report
    On the other side of the world an extraordinary heritage from a dimly remembered ancient past is apparently undergoing an… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • General Pike & the Klan
    When Dan Brown releases his book The Solomon Key later this year, one thing is certain: it will be a bestseller. With The Da Vinci Code selling close to 20 million copies, anticipation is growing regarding the next Robert Langdon thriller. What is less certain is what this next novel will be about. However, by […]
  • Shedding Light on Ancient Mysteries and More
    When the historians of the future piece together the saga of Atlantis Rising Magazine they may, or may not, decide… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Theory vs. Evidence
    Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only, way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • When the Political Frontier Is in the Stars
    For drama, this life story matches those in best-selling books and films: Through his own efforts, idealistic young lawyer rises to prominence in New York city, stirs up action in the Carter administration White House, runs smack into the wall of military secrecy, survives directed-energy attacks, and points our attention toward the stars—toward Universe Society. […]
  • Morphing My Genetic Fields in Montreal
    Last May, I was a speaker at the Awakening to Spirit Conference in Montreal. I have already written about this… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Marconi, The Mysterious
    The relationship between Nikola Tesla and Guglielmo Marconi is a fascinating one! While Tesla has become a popular figure to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Challenging the Reality Consensus
    The movie What the Bleep Do We Know!? has people talking about what constitutes reality and how our consciousness affects… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The New Frontiers of Mind Control
    On November 28th, 1953 at 2 a.m., a man crashed through a closed window and fell to his death from… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Conversation with a Blue-Eyed Yogi
    Magic happens anywhere worlds meet,” writes Rampuri, author of Baba, Autobiography of a Blue-Eyed Yogi (which Deepak Chopra says “explores… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Force Fields of Earth
    The principal meridian spanning the globe is 30 N. latitude. The Great Pyramid and the mouth of the Nile sit… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets of the Hohokam
    In 1649, a party of armored Spanish soldiers in the company of one Father Keno, a Franciscan priest, rode on… You must be logged in to view this content.

#58 July/August 2006


  • Healing Vibes
    Dr. Richard Gerber has just finished the half-hour commute from his two-story home in the Detroit suburbs, where he enjoyed… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • India’s Mystic Military
    The Chinese invaded Tibet, and the Dalai Lama fled. This much many people know. Fewer know, though, of the sys­tematic,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is the Energy a Cause or an Effect?
    When this column appears it’ll be time to complete planning for the summer’s travels. How about taking in a couple… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mercury, Messenger of the Gods
    “Words are of course the most powerful drug used by mankind.”—Rudyard Kipling Mercury lives at the Sun’s front door and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Actually Doing Forbidden Archaeology
    On March, I gave a talk about my work at the annual conference of the International Fortean Organization (INFO), held… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Prague’s other Universe
    If there was ever a break in the space-time continuum, it came on the afternoon of November 8, 1620, on… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Price of Progress
    If you have been part of the Atlantis Rising circle for a while, you have probably noticed that with issue… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Galactic Resonance
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Roswell Glyphs
    “Since it is virtually certain that these craft do not originate in any country on earth, considerable specula­tion has centered… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • America’s Ambiguous Beginnings
    It has be said, that even paranoids have enemies. Sometimes those enemies might be other paranoids. The one thing most… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Hydraulics and the Ancients
    The crowded party was being held during the 1986 World Science Fiction Convention at the futuristic Hyatt Hotel in downtown… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mixing Apples & Moons
    On November 15, 2005, PBS broadcast a Nova segment titled Newton’s Dark Secrets. It was interesting for several reasons, not… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Approaching the Quantum Leap
    Are the children of today unlike any other generation of record? Research statisticians like William Strauss and Neil Howe in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis & The Great Pyramid
    The foreign tourists aboard our bus were worried because one of its headlights was out and the other flickered uncer­tainly.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Real Secret Society Behind the DaVinci Code
    As anyone knows, who has read Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code, the plot revolves around the clandestine activities of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • California’s Gravity Hills
    Among the strangest of the many unexplained mysteries on our planet is a phenomenon known as the “gravity hill.” Also… You must be logged in to view this content.

#59 September/October 2006


  • Looking for the Global Perspective
    How can we prepare our world so that breakthroughs such as an energy revolution won’t be co-opted by corporate or… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mercury: Metal of Mystery
    Who has not been entranced by their first sight of Mercury? Those silvery globules racing around in a madcap chase… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Sterkfontein: Cradle of Humanity or of Lies?
    On May 27, 2006, I finished my last lecture in the Johannesburg area. I was on a tour of South… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Nazis and the Occult
    “It has been ordained by the Karma of the Germanic world that he (Hitler) should wage war against the East… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Passion in Coral
    When what was, at the time, the worst storm in North American history struck Florida during 1991, only one struc­ture… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Parsing the Precessional Puzzle
    In 1969, a book was published which put forth a long-overdue reinterpretation of ancient mythology. The authors argued that myth… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Prerogatives of Authorship
    These days many of us are learning to take a new look at the role of the ‘observer’ in the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • ‘Skepticism’ Exposed
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site (go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discus­sions”). ‘Skeptical’ Hoaxes Then and Now Having read “Exposing a ‘Skeptical’ Hoax,” (A.R. #58) Dr. […]
  • Techno Invisibility
    While natural camouflage, from two French words meaning “to cover with flowers,” has been with us in Nature for aeons… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Telescopes and the Ancients
    The word telescope is derived from the ancient Greek word tle, meaning “far off,” plus skopein, meaning “to look.” The… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Geometric Wisdom
    For some of us, the subjects of numbers and geometry get our full attention only when very special people are… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lord of the Sea in the Realm of the Water Bearer
    “The Universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”–Eden Phillpots Although science and our… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A. Conan Doyle and the Holy Grail
    The Scottish writer Arthur Conan Doyle is most familiar to us today as the creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Charting the Growth of “Conscious Capitalism”
    “Had a banana lately?” Patricia Aburdene throws the question out to the audience of ‘conscious consumers’ she’s ad­dressing at a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Did Jesus Visit India
    It appears to be a subject that no Christian wishes to discuss. Priests, bishops, ministers and laymen alike avoid it… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lost World of Egypt’s Abu Ghurob
    About a 20-minute drive from the Great Pyramid, and visible from the Giza Plateau on a clear day, is one… You must be logged in to view this content.

#60 November/December 2006


  • Lost in the Numbers
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A New Book from A.R. Probes for Invisible Forces
    On the heels of the success of our first book Forbidden History, the new volume, due out in November, deals with the untold story of western spiritual traditions. The following preview is reprinted from the introduction.—Editor The history of the world, it has been alleged, is the history of a war between secret societies. And […]
  • Hitler’s Nuclear Threat
    NAZI NUKE DESIGN? Historians working in Germany have found a 1945 diagram which shows a German nuke. The picture held… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is It Time to Change Our Theoretical Models?
    Recently, when two Irishmen publicly challenged the establishment scientific community to test their “free-energy” magnetic system, the reaction to the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Getting Left & Right Brains Together
    Negotiating the freeway towards San Francisco’s California-Pacific Medical Center, where he is chief of lap-aroscopic surgery, Dr. Leonard Shlain presses… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Very Strange World of Mary Shelley
    At the end of August 2006, a helicopter was scheduled to hover above the red bluffs near Tucson, Arizona, and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Fixing the Human-Origins Education Problem
    On May 24, 2006, I addressed the Faculty of Education, School of Education Studies of the University of Kwazu­lu-Natal, Edgewood… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Numbers of LOST
    Not since Star Trek has a television show attracted such a devoted following as Lost. There are scores of websites… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Trees Versus the Forest
    Back in the fifties, as I vaguely recall, the U.S. Army sponsored a TV series called “The Big Picture.” The… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Game of the Name
    Writing to Atlantis Rising, via snail mail or e-mail, is the best but not the only way to make your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • In the Shadow of Atlantis
    The pyramids of Khufu and Khafre together form the hieroglyph for “horizon,” appropriately enough, but only when viewed from the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • In Search of Hidden Temples
    Where most see only scenery, others see temples. The evidence some have assembled to support their unique vision can make… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Jesus/Cleopatra Connection
    In my 1998 book, Jesus Last of the Pharaohs, I argued that Jesus was a prince, related in some manner… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Afterthoughts on the Afterlife
    The last act that William Dubs was able to perform before cancer claimed his life was to kiss his “soulmate”… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jupiter in Sagittarius Nov 2006-Dec 2007
    “Once the game is over the King and the Pawn go back in the same box.”—Italian Proverb Sagittarius, the Archer,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis and the Neanderthals
    Charles Hapgood, an American professor of history, became convinced in 1989 that a civilization, ‘with high levels of science,’ had… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Dragons of the Ishtar Gate
    The Pergamon in Berlin is ranked as one of the great museums of the world and it is equally true… You must be logged in to view this content.