Archives – 2009


#73 January/February 2009


  • Perennial Mysteries
    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 Underground Stream & Rennes-le-Chateau
    Millions who have read Dan Brown’s book or seen the movie The Da Vinci Code, have been intrigued by the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets of the Cathedrals
    The Gothic cathedral architecture originated in France in the early twelfth century during the heyday of the Knights Templar. The… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Uneasy Stone
    The “Stone of Destiny,” the stone placed inside the coronation chair upon which British monarchs are crowned, could be as… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The ‘Big Science’ Threat
    No one group has a monopoly on truth, and that includes mainstream science, or as Ben Stein calls it: “Big… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Planet to Plutoid: Pluto’s Identity Crisis
    “The name of Eris was so appropriate, it’s enough to make me almost start believing in astrology.”—Mike Brown, Caltech Astronomy… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Baghdad Battery Mystery
    Beginning in 1930, an Austrian archaeologist named Dr. Wilhelm Konig (or Koenig) helped facilitate a German expe­dition to the ancient… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Code of the Rocks
    Travelers to the American Southwest are often intrigued and perplexed by the profusion of Indian rock art spread throughout the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Daunting Dawkins’ Darwinism
    Notorious British biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins has made more than a little news of late in challenging any suggestion… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Grasping the Future
    Based on the evidence, some of which I summarized in a previous issue of Atlantis Rising (Issue 71), I am… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is the Earth Hollow?
    A hundred years before William Reed wrote The Phantom of the Poles (“scientific evidence proving that the earth is hollow”)… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Frontier Scientists Offer Clean-Energy Hope
    In a world that needs upliftment, last month’s column stirred up the wrong pot. Its positive view of inventor John… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Was Lothal A Vedic City? The Vastu Evidence
    My main interest is archaeological evidence for extreme human antiquity. But I am also interested in other questions. One of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Are We Our Own Tailors?
    “Can you fancy seeing me in white robes? Mind, I didn’t care for them at first, and I wouldn’t wear… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Minding the Fire
    If you want evidence that Atlantis Rising is reaching into some far corners of this world these days, consider the… You must be logged in to view this content.

#74 March/April 2009


  • Ancient Wings Over the Nile
    In 1891 the burial remains of a Ptolemaic minor official named Padi-Imen (Amun) was unearthed at Saqqara, Egypt. Though the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Return of the Djedi
    The Jedi Knights of Star Wars were not simply the figment of George Lucas’s most fertile and provocative imagina­tion. Those… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Tales of Atlantis
    Edgar Cayce, the 20th Century “Sleeping Prophet,” often spoke of many lost worlds in his celebrated altered states of consciousness.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Temple in Washington
    The United States Capitol, rising atop Capitol Hill in the monument city of Washington, D.C., may well be the most… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Genius of the Ancients
    Ancient technology and ancient wisdom. Are they the same thing? A couple of new DVDs offer different takes on the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • What Do Animals Know?
    A few weeks before the Kentucky Derby some 25 years ago, the trainer for one of the leading contenders was… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • 11/23
    Pick any number between 1 and 10, and you’re likely to choose 7. Seven is often seen as a very… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Age of a Sage
    A recent talk show on a major network said that some scientists studying longevity believe humans can, through medical science,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jupiter Visits Aquarius January 2009—January 2010
    “There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.”—Victor Hugo Aquarius, the Water Bearer, is the eleventh… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Crystal Saturn?
    The mystery of Saturn’s bizarre hexagonal shape embedded in its violent north polar cyclone just became more intri­guing. NASA’s Cassini… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • An Italian Odyssey: the Case Pro & Con
    Was ancient Troy not in Turkey—as is commonly believed—but in Italy? A thriving tourist industry in many Italian locations say… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Breakthrough Power: Will We See it in 2009?
    It’s a few weeks before 2009 as this is written, but we can predict excitement about emerging energy developments. Magnetic… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jesus in India
    “It was then that Issa clandestinely left his father’s house, went out of Jerusalem, and, in company with some merchants… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Why Only Stone Tools?
    In late November of 2008, I was in Dubai to speak at the International Conference on Ancient Studies, held in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mars Exploration and the “F Words”
    Most readers of this magazine are familiar with the controversy surrounding the so-called “Face on Mars.” Originally photographed by NASA’s… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Hidden Meanings
    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.

#75 May/June 2009

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  • New Washington & the ET Issue
    Newly confirmed Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has long had an interest in UFOs and the existence of extrater­restrial life.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Upside to the Downturn
    With the current round of handwringing over the unhappy state of the economy, it is worth pondering whether there may… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Search for the Queen of the Sahara
    The history of the Sahara region of Africa has been buried under the shifting sands and ever-widening desert. A few… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • More to the Story
    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.
  • Shakespeare and Dr. Dee
    In 1921, The Occult Review, a British illustrated monthly journal, ran an insightful article entitled “Shakespeare and the Occult” that… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Taking Aim at the Big Bang
    In the 1960s, astronomer Halton Arp discovered that galaxies are “born” and grow into family groups. In some cases, he… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Technology from the Edge
    Two DVDs on technology from the fringe and a documentary on the looming crises in the world’s water supply make… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Uranus & Neptune: Deconstruction & Dissolution
    “Space, the final frontier . . .”—Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry Before telescopes, the night sky was thought to consist of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • India’s Magical Ancient Pillar
    In June, 1987, I took a tour group to China, Inner Mongolia, Tibet, India, Nepal and Kashmir on a grand… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Egyptians in the Grand Canyon
    Did an Egyptian navy cross the Pacific or Atlantic and come to Arizona? Could they have left an Egyptian tomb… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Giza Under Ground
    Hawass Plans to Drill Beneath the Sphinx Zahi Hawass has said that he plans to drill soon under the Great… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • New Appreciation for Viktor Schauberger’s Legacy
    Viktor Schauberger is on my mind this week. Why thoughts of a long-deceased forester/inventor from faraway Aus­tria? There are several reasons.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Happy Birthday, Charlie
    This year, 2009, is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, credited with founding the theory of evolu­tion… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mythical Jesus
    Did Christianity spring onto the scene two millennia ago as a divine revelation that came directly from the one true… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Keys to the Future
    Textbooks tell us that civilization is about 5,000 years old. At least that’s about as far back as we find… You must be logged in to view this content.

#76 July/August 2009


  • Science vs. Nature
    More unsung heroes deserve our attention than we can ever cover here, but we do our best. We’ve got three… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • New Evidence for Old (Very Old Indeed)
    In my book Forbidden Archeology and in the lectures and interviews I give about the book, I often mention cases… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Other Sun of God
    When I asked the concierge of my hotel in Rome for directions to the Church of San Clemente, he said… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Practical Time Travel
    Time Travel and Science Whether or not time travel is ever achieved, interest in the subject seems unlikely to diminish… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • When Beauty Is More than Skin Deep
    The news in March was that science had at last revealed the “real” face behind the iconic bust of Nefertiti… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Great Pyramid & the World after Death
    What happens to us after death? Science does not address the issue, but for the ancient Egyptians, it was a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Pyramids of Scotland: Revisited
    The Internet has become the long and investigative arm of Everyman, and in no field of inquiry is this more… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Wonders from Water
    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.
  • How Old Can This Strange Machine Really Be?
    A few days before Easter Sunday in 1900, two small ships of Greek sponge divers, seeking shelter from a storm,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Pluto in Capricorn 2009-2023
    “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls a butterfly.”—Richard Bach, Illusions Alas for Pluto, he’s… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Cities of the Deep
    The legend of Atlantis has such a powerful hold on the human imagination that it has defied all attempts by… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Curious Death of Harry Houdini
    Five traits usually characterize the classical tragic hero, according to the experts. He (or she) is born into humble cir­cumstances;… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Deathbed Visitations
    The night before my 87-year-old mother died, she couldn’t stop talking. While asleep, she jabbered away through the night. Because… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • 12,000 Years Old?
    Sphinx-Age Debate Still Rages In November of 1994, the first issue of Atlantis Rising was published. The cover story of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Win for the Little Guy Over Detroit’s Big Boys
    The Breakthrough Power book tour last month of a few towns—Oregon and northern California—brought us in touch with university students… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lake Michigan’s Mastadon
    Two scuba divers were gliding over the bottom of Lake Michigan, scouting for a series of old boat wrecks. To… You must be logged in to view this content.

#77 September/October 2009


  • Counting Down to 2012
    Numbers are central to this issue’s DVD selections. The most significant of them for our first two films is 2012.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Nature’s IQ
    Some years ago, I was in Europe, speaking about my book Forbidden Archeology in seminars and lectures. At a semi­nar… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Pseudo Skeptics Beware
    In the debate over paranormal phenomena, there is a new COP in town, but this one is challenging the fallacies… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Belief vs. Knowledge
    The next time some pompous television narrator pronounces, in reference to some scientific issue—the “Big Bang” for instance—that “we know”… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Riddles of the Sphinx
    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.
  • Will the Real William Shakespeare Please Stand Up
    Born the son of a glove maker in 1564, William Shakespeare eventually moved to London, where he joined a troupe… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Return to Oak Island
    The road stretches on from one small town to another along Nova Scotia’s southern coast. Finally a sign indicates Oak… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Soldier’s Story
    According to a recent controversial interpretation of the Mayan calendar, we are now in the final two years of a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Suicide Doesn’t Work
    As a young boy, I accepted everything the Catholic Church taught as absolute truth. One such “truth” was that all… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets of Angels & Demons
    Whereas the inspiration for Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code can be clearly tracked down—so much so that the likes… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Saturn
    “There is no logical way to discover these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Has Atlantis Finally Been Found at Bimini?
    The location of the legendary empire of Atlantis is perhaps one of the most contentiously debated issues in all alterna­tive… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Colonel Olcott & His Russian Lady Friend
    Today, Manhattan’s West 47th Street—a narrow strip of soot-stained office towers, honking traffic, and sidewalks lined with cut-rate jewelry stalls—seems… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Egyptian Electronics
    In two different locations within the Late Ptolemaic Temple of Hathor at Dendera in southern Egypt—in Room No. 17 among… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Treasure of the Hollow Mountain
    Near Hatch, New Mexico, is a mountain called Victorio Peak where in 1937 a half-Indian podiatrist (originally from Oklahoma), named… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Having a Good Time on the New Energy Frontier
    As a report on new-energy news, this final column from me will be all over the map just like my… You must be logged in to view this content.

#78 November/December 2009

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  • Wonders Never Cease
    For those who think they have lost the ability of a child to experience sheer wonder at some of our… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Vinland Map Is for Real
    Scholars, convinced our continent was hermetically sealed off from the outside world before the arrival of Christo­pher Columbus, have been… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Avalon in America?
    In the late sixteenth century Queen Elizabeth had watched as Spain and Portugal, the Netherlands and France estab­lished themselves in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Secret Search for the Missing Map of Columbus
    A 1960 Memo to President Eisenhower Aimed at Locating the “Lost World Map of Columbus” Here, Verbatim, Is the Message… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mysticism of Physics
    A child staring at the clear night sky beholds the wonder of the universe and its mystery. How, after all,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Personal Revelation & Public Pertinence
    Recently, I found myself explaining to an ernest advertiser why her version of “revealed truth” could not be included in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Origin of the Special
    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.
  • Lost Tradition of the Sacred Bee
    Washington’s Monument, arguably the most enigmatic testament to America’s hope and vision for the future, also contains a powerful reference… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Robert Schoch Replies
    The notion that the Great Sphinx of Egypt has its origins in extreme antiquity, dating back to at least circa… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Extraordinary Technology at TeslaTech
    I am honored to be asked to serve as the new energy columnist for Atlantis Rising. I am filling big… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Templars in Mexico
    The order of the Knights Templar would survive for less than two centuries. In the period between 1108 and 1307… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Asteroid Hit!
    Once again, as if to emphasize its cautionary message to nearby planets, Jupiter has been struck by debris from space,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Physics or Metaphysics?
    “Any scientific model does not describe the Universe but rather describes what our brains are capable of saying at this… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is Our Planet a Crystal?
    Is there, flowing across the world, a single planetary energy system, long forgotten to modern humanity? And here and there… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • HARRIET BEECHER STOWE and The Supernatural
    My childish steps were surrounded by a species of vision or apparition so clear and distinct that I often found… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Human Aura Real or Imaginary
    Japanese researchers have recently proven that the body emanates light. A man sits in a darkened room in front of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ida Was Not a Missing Link
    In May 2009, there was a huge outburst of media hype worldwide about a fossil primate, advertised as a key… You must be logged in to view this content.