Archives – 2012


#91 January/February 2012


  • 2012 On the Threshold
    By the time you read this it will be 2012 or close to it. So, like it or not, the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Greater Possibilities
    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.
  • Technology & the Hieroglyphs
    Like something from a graffiti artist’s tagging dream, Egyptian hieroglyphics, paintings, and bas-relief pictorial carvings cover almost every square inch… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Whence Went Thomas Aquinas?
    Only the sacristan heard the words—the sacristan and the tall, stout, balding, red-faced priest kneeling before the crucifix from which these… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • In Search of Hidden History
    Just because the mainstream culture does not believe some things are possible, does not make it so. This issue’s selection… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Can Your Sun Sign Change?
    “I know nothing with certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” Vincent Van Gogh Controversy arose in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Cataclysm: Very Ancient & Not
    The official “discovery” of America in 1492 was preceded just one year earlier by another calamitous event that took place… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • New Vindication for James Churchward? Or Maybe Not
    New evidence suggests that James Churchward, who claimed to have seen evidence of the lost civilization of Mu, was in­deed… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Giza’s Cosmic Blueprint
    In 1994 Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert’s ground-breaking book The Orion Mystery theorized that the Pyramids of Giza reflected the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Possible New Energy Breakthrough Emerges in Italy
    Will history record October 28, 2011, as the day the energy revolution went public? A technology demonstration on that day… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Meeting the Karmc Challenge
    Do you have good karma? If you live a happy life, with wealth, health, abundance, then maybe you do. In… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Strange Truth about Lightning
    Modern physics rests uneasily on the twin pillars of relativity theory and quantum mechanics, and repeated attempts to combine the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mary Magdalene and the House of Orange
    Mary Magdalene founded the royal Dutch house of Orange? Is this an all-fool’s-day joke? Actually, no. And one of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Prehistoric Michigan Copper
    In September 2011, I gave the keynote address at the Seventh International Conference on Ancient America in Marquette, Michigan, organized… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Newport Tower Mystery
    The Mystery: Standing guard in Newport, Rhode Island, is a strange construction that is possibly the most controversial structure in… You must be logged in to view this content.

#92 March/April 2012


  • Christian Origins Get New Look
    The mysteries of Christianity are in for a startling new appraisal in two of our current DVD offerings, while the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Journey to Pluto
    In July 2011, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope identified a fourth moon orbiting the icy world of Pluto, making… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Georgia Guidestone Mystery
    Recently I had the opportunity to visit an enigmatic granite structure that superficially mimics various ancient megalithic constructions. Surrounded by… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • As Above So Below
    Our exploration of the universe arises from our singular experience of being in a physical body. Our spirituality, mathematics, physics,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Machines to Talk to the Dead
    Emerging from a coma a few days before he died, the great American inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) suddenly opened… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Martial Arts & the Laws of Physics
    Are the incredible feats of some martial artists a challenge to the standard model of physics? Is their brick-breaking, for… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Survival of a Different Kind
    Several survivors of the Titanic disaster, 100 years ago April 15th, reported seeing William Thomas Stead at various places in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • From Ferocious to Fido?
    Here we are again. We are in NatGeoland in 32,000 BC. We are about to be offered a profound scientific… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Priest of the Grail
    In the twentieth century, the tiny village of Tréhorenteuc, near the magical Forest of Brocéliande in France, was home to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Egypt’s Animated Statues
    The religious and history books of Egypt are filled with allusions to magical operations and ceremonies that are almost impossible… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets of the Mayans
    With the recent discovery of a second calendar inscription that predicts the end of the world age in Mayan Mexico… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Bracing for a Carrington Event
    The year 1859 was a unique triple-header for science. In November, Charles Darwin published the bible of evolutionary biology, On… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Long and Short of Yuga Cycles
    Sedona, Arizona, is one of my favorite places. Coming there from Phoenix, you cross dry brown plains and hills, and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • On the Eve of Destruction or the Threshold of Freedom?
    From the Fukushima disaster onward, the past year was a rough ride. And then we’re told that an Earth-like planet… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • New Help for the Visually Challenged Reader
    The challenges facing magazine publishers these days are many and varied. Some have been around since America’s first periodical publisher… You must be logged in to view this content.

#93 May/June 2012


  • The Cranial Deformation Mystery
    Many of you may remember the old Saturday Night Live routine with Dan Akroyd and gang as the strange family… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Threshold Experiences
    If you want your video fare to be more transformative than informative, try this batch; but don’t complain if you… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Venus Kisses the Sun
    “Willingly would I burn to death like Phaeton, were this the price for reaching the Sun and learning its shape,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Threat to Tesla’s Legacy
    It is possible that, soon, nothing physical will remain of the works of the greatest scientific genius of the twentieth… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Washington, D.C. & Newgrange, Ireland
    People have always felt a desire to be in contact with their Creator God. They looked toward the heavens and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Private Space
    Are you one of those waiting for the day when space travel is no longer reserved for highly trained astronauts?… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • True Mars
    Where is the Mars of our dreams, our imaginings—the dusty red planet laced by canals, and home of ancient civilizations?… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Morality of Materialism
    Anyone who doubts the persistence of old-fashioned, reductionist materialism at the heart of politically correct thinking these days, need look… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Breeding Arts
    Ferocious to Fido Even by the high standards of my favorite magazine (Atlantis Rising), Stephen Robbins’ “From Ferocious to Friend… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Bloody Politics of Archaeology
    The past is the past, and perhaps it is a truism that we can never know the past with absolute… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Dying Words
    At the October 16, 2011, memorial service for Apple founder Steve Jobs, Mona Simpson, his sister, delivered a eulogy in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Dehumanizing
    Viktor Frankl, a Holocaust survivor who endured the horrors of Auschwitz, astutely commented on the way that modern European thought… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Return of the Crystal Skulls
    In 1996, a prominent Argentine anthropologist traveling through China acquired a most remarkable object. Carved from opaque crystal, it is… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Searching for the Higgs
    Recently there has been a lot of buzz in the scientific community about scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Doomsday Prospects for 2012
    In January 2012, I was in South India giving lectures at technical institutes and universities in and around the city… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • From Whirlpools to Gyres: The Promise of Vortex Science
    If you personify nature and think about what would be in Mother Nature’s toolbox, you’d see her favorite shape, the… You must be logged in to view this content.

#94 July/August 2012


  • The Paradox of the Cathedrals
    The Paradox of the Cathedrals Were They Simply Monuments to Faith or Something Else? By Richard Cassaro   The cathedrals… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Making of the Piri Reis Map
    In 1929, in the Topkapi Palace Library in Istanbul (Constantinople), a map drawn over 400 years before was rediscovered. The… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Astrology: Saturn in Scorpio—October 2012 to September 2015
    Astrology: Saturn in Scorpio—October 2012 to September 2015 The Principle of Form Enters the Arena of Pure Energy By Julie… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Video & DVD: Unconventional Wisdom
    Video & DVD: Unconventional Wisdom Challenge Old Modes of Thinking with These Cutting-Edge Films By Marsha Oaks   The old… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The ‘Future’ of Science Fiction
    The ‘Future’ of Science Fiction Do Its Writers Know Something the Rest of Us Don’t? By William B. Stoecker  … You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Puma Punku: Enduring Enigma
    Puma Punku: Enduring Enigma Why Does One of the World’s Greatest Ancient Mysteries Remain Virtually Unknown? By Brien Foerster  … You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Solar Catastrophe
    Solar Catastrophe Did An Outburst from the Sun End the Last Ice Age and Destroy a Forgotten Civilization? By Robert… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Passing the Space-Travel Torch
    Passing the Space-Travel Torch By J. Douglas Kenyon, Publisher In the 1960s and 70s, I lived on the east coast… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Defining History
    Forum: Defining History   Writing to Atlantis Rising via snail mail or e-mail is the best, but not the only,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Cold Fusion Making New Progress on Old Fronts
    Cold Fusion Making New Progress on Old Fronts By Jeane Manning   Anyone tracking the energy revolution right now is… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Psychic Archaeology in the Sterkfontein Caves
    Notes from Michael A. Cremo: Psychic Archaeology in the Sterkfontein Caves By Michael A. Cremo   The Sterkfontein Caves in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Cornered Hawass Lashes Out
    Cornered Hawass Lashes Out Author Robert Bauval Attacked in Egyptian Press By Philip Coppens   CAPTION: Zahi Hawass talks to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Acupuncture & The Ice Man
    Acupuncture & The Ice Man How Could a Four-Thousand-Year-Old Body Show Signs of Advanced Therapy? By Patrick Marsolek   In… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Tragic History of Great Zimbabwe
    The Tragic History of Great Zimbabwe: South Africa’s Fortress Has Many Secrets By Frank Joseph   History is politics. Nowhere… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Black Cross of Scotland
    The Black Cross of Scotland: Has the Long-Lost Relic Been Found At Last? By Jeff Nisbet   This is the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Rescuing Rapunzel
    Rescuing Rapunzel: Why Do Some Ancient Tales Still Resonate? By John Chambers   “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair” is… You must be logged in to view this content.

#95 September/October 2012


  • Once and Future Mysteries
    As we say on our cover, Atlantis Rising specializes in ancient mysteries, unexplained anomalies, and future science. You will find… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Tooth Is Out There: Human, but 400,000 Years Old
    In the fall of 2010, scientists in Israel announced a discovery that could push the history of the anatomically modern… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Hominid Hokum
    Any reasonably intelligent and open-minded person looking at the similarities between the various species of plants and animals alive on… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Ancient Subterranean Shelters of Cappadocia
    Imagine this: Aerial bombardments raining down havoc on humans and beasts alike, setting wildfires and incinerating everything that is flammable.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Soul Stuff
    In 1901, Duncan MacDougall, a respected 34-year-old, Haverhill, Massachusetts  physician and surgeon, reported that there is reason to believe that… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jesse James: Secret Agent
    We all know the legends of Jesse James and the infamous James gang that spread terror throughout the Midwest, successfully… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lucid Dream Experience
    You’re sitting on the patio of a coffee shop drinking tea and talking with a friend. You see cars driving… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Uranus-Pluto Square (2012–2015)
    “Any fool can be happy. It takes someone with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Advancing Our Case on the Web
    When we launched this publication late in 1994, we daydreamed about becoming a kind of alternative National Geographic, but, in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Trouble from the Sun
    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.
  • Tiny Tornadoes of Magnetism—Keys to Free Energy?
    The following story seemed straightforward—an expert in high voltage electronics builds a version of the Floyd Sweet Device. Another mainstream… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Plato and Near-Death Experience
    We usually consider studies in near-death experiences to be a relatively modern phenomenon, coming into vogue only after doctors began… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Rudolph Steiner and the Art of Visible Speech
    On May 27th of this year, an unsuspecting alien eavesdropping on Earth from space might have picked up the word… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Norsemen in Minnesota
    Atlantis Rising readers are familiar with the Kensington Rune Stone, as cited in last year’s November/December issue (Number 54). The… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Atlantis Connection?
    There’s an amazing place on the northwest coast of Canada that pulls us back to its fog-swept beauty as inevitably… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Great Pyramid’s Missing Capstone
    One of the mysteries of Giza is the missing pyramidion or capstone of the Great Pyramid of Khufu. In modern… You must be logged in to view this content.

#96 November/December 2012


  • Secrets of the Oracles
    I have long been fascinated by reports of paranormal phenomena, and I believe there is strong scientific evidence for various… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Christianity and Enlightenment
    Sacred traditions in both the East and the West and some hermetic schools aim at what they term, “enlightenment” and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Rennes-le-Château and the Tree of Life
    The small village of Rennes-le-Château in southern France has been the center of an enigma ever since a century ago… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Late Arrival?
    Many authors and researchers have proposed that our Moon arrived in the skies above Earth much more recently than the conventional estimate (that it formed 4.5 billion years ago or thereabouts). Some have suggested that the wandering Moon was captured intact by Earth around 12,000 years ago, while one author has suggested as early as […]
  • The Politics of Time
    In the early 1970s, a group of Soviet mathematicians at Moscow State University led by Professor A.T. Fomenko came forth… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Feng Shui Way
    Does it seem superstitious to you to place a mirror in a certain place in the entrance hall of your… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Amazing Mr. Home
    By 1870, science had completely embraced Darwinism and totally dismissed religion. The world, as scientists saw it, was mechanistic, not… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Galactic Alignment of 2012
    We shall not cease from exploring, and at the end of our exploration, we will return to where we started… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Interdimensional Assistance
    We all need some help from time to time, so should we reject it if it comes from other worlds?… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • When the Date Keepers Twist the Timelines
    In Timaeus and Critias, Plato’s account of Atlantis (written in 360 BC), the island nation, was said to have sunk… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Underground Benefits
    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.
  • Virginia Steen-McIntyre and the Hueyatlaco Saga
    Geologist Virginia Steen-McIntyre (Ginger to her friends) is a courageous person, a scientist who became involved in one of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Doggerland Rising
    The “iNews” section of Atlantis Rising, Issue #95, carried the headline, “Britain’s Atlantis Found?” It referred to recent, underwater discoveries… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Strange Frontiers
    When we think of life on other planets, we tend to think of planets orbiting stars, warmed by their energy,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Alexander’s Lost Navy
    The first European, we are told, to land on Easter Island was Jacob Roggeveen. The island held a number of… You must be logged in to view this content.