Archives – 2008


#67 January/February 2008


  • Circle of Light
    Wielding a camera with infrared film, the postmodern ghost-hunter records a bubble of light—an orb. Going through a near-death experience… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is DNA Influenced by the Spoken Word?
    New research suggests that human DNA is a virtual biological Internet and superior in many aspects to the artificial one.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient High Tech and the Ark of the Covenant
    The Ark of the Covenant refers only to the gold-plated, rectangular box that contained something so holy it could not… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Aerospace Insider Embraces New Energy Science
    Nick Cook’s search for answers to outside-the-box questions propelled him through topics other aerospace industry journalists shun—from antigravity to zero-point… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Surprising Revelations
    Writing to Atlantis Ris-ing, 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 Lost Word and the Masonic Quest
    In classic Masonic initiation the candidate for initiation would be blindfolded for the greater part of the ritual, and only… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Archaeology & Archaeologists in “Planet of the Apes”
    In September 2007, I presented a paper at the annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists. This year, it… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Plight of the Yezedi
    The tragic saga of the Yezidi people and religion spans over two millennia and only the Jewish persecutions and mas­sacres… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Psychokinesis
    Did the Cold War Heat Up the PK Research Front? During the “cold war” both the U.S. and the Soviet… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Science and the Vision Thing
    “Lost Science Studies Appear to Be Tainted” proclaimed a September Wall Street Journal headline (http://online.wsj.com/article/ SB118972683557627104.html). The piece by Robert… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • From Saint to Sun God
    The party was well underway when the host introduced his daughter to the guests. He asked her to show off… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Templars & the Shroud
    According to tradition, the Shroud of Turin is the burial cloth of Jesus. It resides in the Cathedral at Turin,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Manipulating Nature
    The imposition of human will on nature seems to have its benefits, but it certainly has it drawbacks as well.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Wondrous Wheel of Orffyreus
    Would an eighteenth-century inventor Johann Ernst Elias Bessler be the only man to have perfected the long sought perpetual motion… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jupiter in Capricorn
    “Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which if persevered in, they must lead. But if the courses be de­parted… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Living Up to the American Contract
    “Not to know history,” Caroline Myss tells me, “is not to have a compass on events; it’s like being in… You must be logged in to view this content.

#68 March/April 2008


  • The Wonders of Water
    The news reports say that the wars of the future will be fought over water, not oil, an eventuality, which… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Other Evolutionist
    Why is it so noble and respectable to find whence man came, and so suspicious and dishonorable to ask and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Did Our Ancestors Know How to Fly?
    Throughout history there have been many common myths and legends of flying machines or devices—the familiar flying carpets of ancient… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Fixed Stars
    “Star light, star bright, The first star I see tonight, I wish I may, I wish I might, Have the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Edgar Cayce’s Atlanteans
    Some Atlantologists are reluctant to even mention the name of Edgar Cayce—America’s foremost seer of the 20th century—for fear of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Icons & Soul Alchemy
    The transfiguration of Jesus is one of the most transcendent, yet bizarrely neglected, events ever recorded in myth or sacred… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Future Looks Bright for Alternative Energy Tech
    We’ll be at a least a month into 2008 when you read this, but it’s being written on Christmas Eve… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Celestial Art of Keeping Secrets
    There is little doubt that Freemasonry inherited a body of knowledge from remarkably early times. While masons used such knowledge… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Subtle Influences
    Writing to Atlantis Ris-ing, 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.
  • Platypus Carvings of Extreme Antiquity
    The platypus, with its ducklike bill and beaver tail and webbed feet, is easily one of the strangest animals on… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mystery Under the Ice
    Will We Find an ‘Oasis’ Beneath Antarctica’s Lid? Beneath thousands of feet of ice, Antarctica is home to a vast… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Hidden Agenda?
    Going dark,” in espionage parlance, means hiding and ceasing to communicate, as when a spy goes to ground un­til things… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Guarding Against the Impossible
    In Atlantis Rising #4 Jeane Manning’s cover story focused on “Impossible Inventions that Work.” From heavier-than­-air flight to free energy,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Religion and the Paranormal
    The paranormal can conjure up thoughts of flying books and dishes associated with poltergeist activity, séances where mediums supposedly communicate… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Sahara before the Sand
    The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world. At 3-1/2 million square miles it is as large as… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Tesla Vs. the U-Boat
    Editor’s note: In the August 1917 edition of The Electrical Experimenter, Associate Editor H. Winfield Secor pro­vided an exclusive interview… You must be logged in to view this content.

#69 May/June 2008


  • What Do We Know?
    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.
  • Lincoln and the Afterlife
    “The angels appeared to his mother and predicted that the son whom she would conceive would become the greatest the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Venus
    “The chief aim of all investigations of the external world should be to discover the rational order and harmony which… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Giants in the Earth
    Were there really giants roaming the earth in ancient times as the famous Biblical passage informs us? If we are… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • God & Gold
    Is money the root of all evil? No, quite the opposite. Interestingly, the origin of money arises from humanity’s search… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Future Science Emerges From The Past
    In 1913 Rudolf Steiner predicted, “The science of the future will be based on Sympathetic Vibrations.” Will that fu­ture arrive… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Man Who Said He Could Create Life
    Researchers creating life from scratch” proclaim recent headlines. They’re called “synthetic biologists,” said the As­sociated press, and they boldly claim… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Who Are the Modern Humans—Anatomically Speaking?
    In my book Forbidden Archeology, I often made use of the phrase “anatomically modern human” to describe skeletal remains. In… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Music on a Mission
    It was big news when the New York Philharmonic Orchestra recently played a four-hour concert in Pyongang, North Korea: The… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mystery of Music
    The universe hums like a great harp string resounding a mighty chord answering each thought by returning a thing from… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Navel of the World or Stargate?
    The Great Pyramid has been many things to many people. Most Egyptologists are certain it is nothing more than the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Neutralizing Nuclear Terror
    In January 6, 2008, the Los Angeles Times ran a front-page article below the fold titled “How the U.S. seeks… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Credit Where Credit Is Due
    In Susan Martinez’s article elsewhere in these pages the point is made that Abraham Lincoln considered himself an agent of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Shakespeare and the Burmuda Triangle
    The survivors of a wrecked craft find themselves on an impossibly remote island. They salvage what they can from the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Sound as the Sculptor of Life
    Perhaps because it is invisible, less attention has been paid to the sea of sound constantly flowing around and through… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Paranormal Entertainment
    For aspirants on the spiritual path looking for entertaining and informative material they can share with their family or friends… You must be logged in to view this content.

#70July/August 2008


  • Atlantis of the Pacific?
    One of the greatest archaeological sites in the world lies off the coast of the remote Micronesian island of Pohnpei, yet the city is largely unknown. The gigantic city of Nan Madol, probably the eighth wonder of the world, continues to baffle archaeologists, and may contain evidence for the lost continent of Mu. Built out […]
  • Atlantis of the Sands?
    The great H. P. Lovecraft, successor to Edgar Allan Poe, achieved early fame with his 1921 story, The Nameless City.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Sign Language
    The practice of Astrology dates back thousands of years, and the perceived relationship between what happens in the sky and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mystery of the Black Madonna
    Throughout the ages the image of the black madonna has elicited profound veneration, but also intense trepidation and even abhorrence… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Crimes, Clairvoyance & A. Conan Doyle
    “Gradually, the mists will clear and we will chart the shadowy coast” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle It was in the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • How Old Is the Earth, Really?
    We are on a remote, dusty plain in Montana. The Discovery Channel takes us breathlessly to view the excavation of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • In the Beginning…
    One perennially popular concept concerning the origins and age of our world is biblical fundamentalist creationism. In recent years, many… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jump-Starting a Movement for New Energy
    There’s a place on the New Energy frontier for us ordinary citizens—whether it be presenting educational DVDs to our neighbors… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Forbidden Information
    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 Mega Saws of the Pyramid Builders
    Immense in size and enigmatic in their manifestation, the pyramids of Egypt are a perennial source of speculation and wonder.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The First Europeans?
    In early April, my email inbox began to fill with messages calling my attention to some new discoveries made at… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • New England’s Mysterious Sun Temples
    Thousands of large stone monuments and structures are found from New England west to Pennsylvania. If they were found in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Changing Times or Not?
    One word getting plenty of play these days is “change.” Everyone wants it, but no one seems too clear on… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Why Can’t Science See the Light?
    In an early review of Dr. Raymond Moody’s 1975 best-selling book, Life After Life, the late Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross wrote,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Superhero Factor
    It’s a very persistent myth—this idea that somehow humans can develop super-powers. It seems to be part of the mass… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Crossing New Frontiers
    The quest to expand our individual consciousness can often take us in surprising directions. Here are three DVDs that alternatively… You must be logged in to view this content.

#71 September/October 2008


  • Time Travel Evidence
    Our world is filled with many anomalies, most of them well documented and incontrovertible, which demonstrate that space and time… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lost Ancient Technology
    Since its inception, this magazine has devoted considerable space to the topic of lost ancient technology. We even produced a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Can We See into the Future?
    On 21 October, 1966, at 9:15 in the morning, a huge pile of coal slag and debris, precariously perched on… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Super Collision Threat
    The European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, recently constructed the world’s largest energy particle accelerator/collider outside Bern, Switzerland.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • America’s Mound Builders: The Mystery Deepens
    The term Mound Builder typically elicits images of well-known earthen mounds found all over America. These in­clude the huge 100-foot… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lilith
    “Don’t curse the darkness—light a candle.” Chinese Proverb Our concept of the solar system is in a state of flux,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Asylum from the TERROR
    In the very rural, thick forested land of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, on a scenic bend of the North branch of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Beasts of Atlantis
    A close reading of Plato’s dialogues concerning Atlantis reveals that he specified several animals connected in special ways to the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Enigma of the Crystal Skulls
    With the opening of the movie Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, millions have been learning for… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Global Cooling
    “….the earth and the heavens … all shall wax old as doth a garment.” Hebrews 1:10-11 With great expectations hinging… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Whatever Happened to Gene Mollinet’s Hydraulic Pinto?
    This story comes by way of my mechanic, Fred Stevens, whose family at the time ran a radiator shop, called… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Could the Wave of the Future Be in Water?
    In the 1967 film The Graduate, at a party an industrialist takes the college-grad character aside and indicates he has… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • On the Cutting Edge
    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.
  • Bolivian Footprints from the Deep Past
    I first learned of the extremely old Bolivian footprints, which are attracting international attention, at the Earth Transformation Conference on… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Distinguishing Reality from Illusion
    As David Childress points out in his piece on crystal skulls elsewhere in this issue, there is some truth to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Rosslyn Chapel & 2012
    The inscription on William Sinclair’s grave in Rosslyn Chapel reads: William de St. Clair, Knight Templar. On his gravestone a… You must be logged in to view this content.

#72 November/December 2008


  • The Will to Disbelieve
    In his 1989 presidential address to the Society for Psychical Research (SPR), the late Professor Ian Stevenson pointed out that… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Sons of “The Secret”
    The recent blockbuster DVD The Secret has spawned a variety of follow-ups, two of which we review here. Since both… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secret Bond
    The Great North Trail is a major legacy of ancient man in the American West. It crosses through the United… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets of the Alchemists
    Without a doubt the best known claim of the alchemists was the transmutation of lead into gold. Modern physicists up… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Song of the Pheryllt
    Welsh history alludes to a very ancient and enigmatic sect of Druids that may be the very first wave of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mars
    “I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for it swiftness, nor the warrior for… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is Something Happening to Human Consciousness?
    Are you aware that a shift in human consciousness is occurring, even as you read these words, that employs celestial… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Remarkable Incan Calendar
    Although the Maya calendar is receiving attention these days because of its upcoming end-date in 2012, far less well known… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • John Hutchison—Mad Man or Unsung Pioneer?
    Recent comments by an experimental physicist made me take a fresh look at the accomplishments of a beloved friend—alternative-science pioneer… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jesus & Arthur
    Could the biblical Jesus really be the historical character upon which all of Arthurian mythology was founded? This might sound… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • High-Tech Microfossils from Russia
    In the fall of 2007, I toured Russia to promote the Russian edition of my book Human Devolution: A Vedic… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Place that Mocks Science
    Twelve miles south of Lake Titicaca, the ruins of the ancient of city of Tiahuanaco speak in eloquent silence. Due… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Psi in CSI
    Are police departments today more willing to utilize something other than traditional techniques—including the psy­chic—for solving crime? Do ongoing developments… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Power of Belief
    As this is written late in August, the Beijing olympics have concluded, and once again the world has been reminded… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Somewhere Out of Time
    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.
  • Religion of the Slaves
    When it comes to zombies and or voodoo, Hollywood doesn’t just have it wrong, they have it backwards. The movies… You must be logged in to view this content.