Archives – 2014


#103 January/February 2014


  • The Friar Who Discovered America
    One hundred and thirty years before Columbus set sail, a Franciscan friar decided his job was done. He had sailed… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Blessings of Chaos
    Sitting in his home office nestled in a redwood forest above the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he’s taught… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ice Age Mariners
    There is a strong pattern of evidence virtually proving that human beings, during and perhaps even before the last ice… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Comet’s Tale
    Russian astronomers Vitali Nevski and Artyom Novichonok discovered Comet ISON in September of 2012, and it bears the name of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Expanding Potentials
    Healing your present body of its ills, reaching out to physically remote realms, and discovering the reality of life after… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Can the “New Fire” (aka Cold Fusion) Ignite the Young?
    When you want to help create huge change in the world—a scientific revolution or a consciousness shift, or both—words are… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Australians and Cosmic Impacts
    Does the wisdom of ancient people, as recorded in oral tradition and sacred texts, contain accounts of datable cosmic impact… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Deep Time in Deep Trouble
    How old is mankind? How old is the earth? Lately, there have been rumblings from the underground Intelligentsia that put… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Kennewick Man—The Japanese Connection
    On July 28, 1996, two young men were attending the annual hydroplane races on the Columbia River near Kennewick, Washington.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Enigma of the Long Skulls
    Societies around the world portray distinct characteristics that define the language spoken, and the customs and traditions that are passed… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Engineers of Puma Punku
    If there is one positive outcome to the Ancient Alien series on the History Channel for the past few years,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Garden of Eden in Egypt?
    Many authors have attempted to identify and locate the legendary Tower of Babel in Sumer, in modern Iraq. However, with… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mystery of the Land of Punt
    The word Atlantis stems from the Classical Greek Atlantikos, for “Daughter of Atlas,” the mythical figure of a bearded titan… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets of the Dogon
    In the early twentieth century, an indigenous West-African people (today located primarily in Mali and consisting of many distinct tribes… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Genetic Manipulation
    New research and applications for genetically manipulated organisms are in the news almost daily. Genetic manipulation is the new playing… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Our New iPad Retina App Makes Its Debut
    A couple years ago, Atlantis Rising engaged a computer programming company to build an iPad App, which enabled readers to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • In the Beginning?
    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.

#104 March/April 2014


  • Investigator of the Paranormal
    In December of 2013, we learned that author Colin Wilson had died at 82 of complications from pneumonia. The author… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Florida’s Mysterious Mayan Outposts
    Most Florida residents believe the oldest city in their state and the nation is St. Augustine. But its founding by… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Athena or Aphrodite
    The planet Venus, named for the Roman goddess of love and beauty, is second from the Sun and has an… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Undiscovered Country
    For those who, despite all efforts of mainstream science to discourage them, continue to believe in life beyond the grave, as well as anomalous ancient civilizations—both on Earth and beyond—these three DVDs are for you. Such hardy souls, of course, are not uncommon among the readers of this magazine.   CONVERSATIONS BEYOND PROOF OF HEAVEN […]
  • How Ken Shoulders Cleared the Way for Our Future
    How can an inventor of breakthrough energy technology outwit officials who want to classify it? As I think back on… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Evidence of Very Ancient Vedic Culture
    My work is inspired by my studies in the Vedic literature of ancient India, especially the Puranas, the Vedic historical… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Beasts of Beringia
    Looking at a map of the world, we seem to see seven separate continents: Europe, Asia, North America, South America,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Strange Roots
    When considering the evolution of civilization, we tend to focus on major accomplishments like writing, monumental construction, and wars—battles and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Coping with Death Anxiety
    In his 2010 book, The Undying Soul, Stephen J. Iacoboni, an oncologist who has witnessed thousands of deaths over some… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Man Who Could Not Be King
    Francis Bacon was one of the most powerful agents of change the world has ever known. A true Renaissance man,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Pythagoras and the Beanstocks
    The achievement of Pythagoras is hard to grasp and, once grasped, hard to believe. He ranks with Einstein and Newton… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Homeopathic Solution
    Homeopathy may currently be science’s least favorite anomaly. Although many scientists and doctors are hoping homeopathy will finally go away… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Journey to Gunung Padang
    Twenty thousand years ago, during the depth of the last ice age when sea levels were as much as 130… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Global Drying
    Doesn’t Drying Mean Cooling? Cold and dry are a set; think of the Poles: Antarctica, the coldest place on earth,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is Mother Earth Cutting Us More Slack?
    In a time of rising oceans and declining economies, it is easy to become pessimistic about the future of life… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Hidden Content
    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.

#105 May/June 2014


  • Lost Tribes
    The Bnei Menashe tribe in northeastern India believe they are descended from the Menasseh tribe, one of the Ten Lost… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Exodus as Egyptian History
    A growing number of academics hold that the disasters described in the Book of Exodus, which dissolved royal authority, were… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Question of Breeding
    Throughout human history, human beings of an advanced type have coexisted with tribes of the lowest development, just as in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ceres, Grain & Virtue
    “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Designer Factor
    The very idea of a higher power, of any kind, invites many varied and intense reactions—both pro and con—and it… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Former Rocket Scientist Sees the (Super) Light
    We depend on electricity to power electronics, appliances and industries. What if our source of electrons—Earth’s ionosphere—gets whacked by some… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Holloman Gravel Pit Finds
    In September of 1999, I gave a lecture on my book Forbidden Archeology at the Department of Geology and Geophysics… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis in the Azores
    Dr. David Zink (1927–2008) was among the very few world-class scholars in the United States with personal courage enough to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Templar Treasure and the Forbidden Island
    The legendary Sinclairs of Templar and Masonic lore have long been regarded as Lords of the Isles. At one time… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Thoughts Through Space
    In 1942, the remarkable though little-known book, Thoughts Through Space, by Australian-born aviator-explorer Sir Hubert Wilkins (1888–1958) and American author,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Gnostics Mysteries of Abraxas
    In the early centuries of the Christian era, a mysterious secretive cult flourished centered on the figure of Abraxas. Little… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Morphic Fields & DNA
    We are assured by those high priests of scientism, geneticists, and biochemists and biologists that heredity is controlled solely by… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Challenging the Death Illusion
    No man is an island, wrote English poet John Donne. Leading-edge biologist and geneticist Dr. Robert Lanza not only agrees,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Pathological Skepticism
    In my previous books, The Secret Tao, and 2012 & The Mayan Prophecy of Doom, I have been criticized by… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Webcasting our “Conversations”
    By the time you read this, the all-new Atlantis Rising Conversations Internet radio show will have made its debut. It… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Minds: Open & Otherwise
    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.

#106 July/August 2014


  • Rewriting the History Books
    The quickening pace of technological development in all scientific fields has not spared archaeology. A rapid succession of new methodologies,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Multiverse Consideration
    The idea of parallel universes captures our imagination. Maybe it’s the appeal of imagining another world where we made different choices in our lives and we could be living with drastically different consequences. Have you ever had a feeling that you were making an important decision, where depending if you said “Yes” or “No” your […]
  • Shouldn’t the Moon Have a Name?
    “Marco could not have known about the mystical effect of a full moon on cats and books left on their… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Remote Viewing for the Truth
    As many wonder whether or not it is possible to get to the bottom of reality on planet Earth, one… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The 4th State of Matter and Unlocking Free Energy
    Ten years ago, my favorite column in Atlantis Rising magazine was “The New Heretic,” by Eugene Mallove, Ph.D. I also… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Happisburgh Footprints
    Adriano Forgione, the editor of FENIX, an Italian alternative science magazine, recently wrote me a letter, asking me what I… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Archetypes or Aliens
    Every year, we outsource jobs to other friendly countries in the hopes of getting inexpensive labor and increasing our technological… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Wanderers
    As if following the biblical story of the Tower of Babel, today, people of every ethnic group, speaking every language,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Chinese Romans?
    Bordering the Gobi desert in China is the small village of Zhelaizhai. The residents claim they are descended from a Roman legion defeated by the Parthians two thousand years before. Not only is there physical evidence that they may be right, but recent DNA testing backs up their claims. There are several legends of large […]
  • Maps from Before History
    For seafarers of the late thirteenth century, there was no GPS, no radar, and no sonar. Getting where you wanted… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Scent of a Dinosaur
    Something strange has been happening in Dino-World. Something disconcerting. It started in 2,000 on the dusty plains near Hell Creek,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Near-Death Experiences Before Moody
    It has been nearly 40 years since Raymond Moody, a young Georgia psychiatrist, popularized the near-death experience (NDE) in his… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Roots of Kahunaism
    Max Freedom Long (1890–1971) was a man of many talents. Teacher, photographer, novelist, and researcher of psychic phenomena, Long is… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Crime in the Great Pyramid • First Time in Print
    It is an issue that has been hotly debated for decades, if not longer. In 1837, Colonel Richard William Howard-Vyse,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Covering Cartouche Controversies
    In Atlantis Rising #104 (March/April, 2014) we reported on the recent firestorm of controversy following the disclosure that a couple… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Reality-Check 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.

#107 September/October 2014


  • Moons Over Mars
    Mars has two moons that were discovered in 1877, by a man named Asaph Hall, the director of the Naval… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Quantum Teleportation
    Teleportation is an idea that captures our imagination with its fantastic possibilities. The concept of moving an object from one… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Meeting Monarchs
    “There are two great enemies of progress, the aristocracy of royalty and the aristocracy of gold.” — Mary Elizabeth Lease… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Roots of Ancient Hi-Tech
    When it comes to evidence for advanced ancient technology, there is still nothing like a consensus over how to account… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Aliens—or Maybe Not
    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.
  • Can Compassionate Transmutation Transform a Paradigm?
    The good news is that the accepted “laws of physics” do change over time. Thomas Kuhn’s book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions shows that throughout history they change after anomalies—discoveries that don’t fit into the official theories of that time—have piled up too high to hide any more. The evidence for a mysterious source of […]
  • The Mystery of Ancient Lenses and Glass
    Ancient high technology is an interesting topic in forbidden archaeology. In this column, I will consider three examples having to do with lenses and glass: (1) the Nimrud lens from Assyria, (2) the advanced lenses in the eyes of Egyptian statues, and (3) and the huge slab of glass found in Galilee.   The Nimrud […]
  • More Evidence Uncovered in Howard-Vyse Pyramid Fraud
    The long-simmering debate surrounding quarry marks found in the Great Pyramid in 1837 by British explorer Colonel Howard-Vyse and his… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Pan Perspective
    While writing a book on human genesis and hybrid man (The Mysterious Origins of Hybrid Man), I was determined to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mysterious Meaning of Myths
    There is but a fine line between what constitutes a myth and what constitutes a legend. Generally, myths are attempts… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Upton Sinclair & Mental Radio
    One day, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Upton Sinclair (1878–1968), who wrote an exposé of the meat packing industry (The Jungle)… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Graduating from Kindergarten
    During a recent debate about the nature of consciousness on National Public Radio’s popular forum, ‘Intelligence Squared,’ Harvard neurosurgeon Dr.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Tankering & the Petroglyphs
    I did not know what to expect. I had been invited to speak at a seminar in Norway. However, the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Scotland’s Curious Carved Stone Balls
    This article is dedicated to my father, for reasons that will become obvious, and to Robert Brydon, FSA Scot, who… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Nukes on Mars
    In May of this year, Mars One—the European non-profit organization that aims to send a team of four on a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Countering Militant Materialism
    For fifty years now, the so-called ‘skeptical’ community, spear-headed by stage magician James Randi, has told us that if any… You must be logged in to view this content.

#108 November/December 2014


  • The DNA of Understanding
    Atlantis Rising readers who caught “Genetic Manipulation” Patrick Marsolek’s cover story in A.R.’s January/February, 2014 (#103) will be pleased to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Lost Art of Resurrection
    Let me begin with a legend of a child, born in a cave, saved from death in infancy, who grows… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mystery of the Placebo Effect
    Placebo Effect: Also called the placebo response. A remarkable phenomenon in which a placebo—a fake treatment, an inactive substance like… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Signs or Stars
    That which is below is as that which is above, and that which is above is as that which is… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Perils of “Incorrect” Persuasion
    In August, as the world watched, thousands of Yezidi Kurds in Iraq ran for their lives before the advancing terrorist… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mythical Messages
    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.
  • Strange Thruster Defies Known Laws of Physics
    Jerry Decker, founder of KeelyNet (KeelyNet.com), is a veteran of the quest for authentic free energy, gravity control and electronic… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Calico, California and the Early Man Dispute
    Travelers driving through the Mojave Desert along Interstate 15, the main highway from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, may notice,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Civilization from Before the Deluge?
    Our ancestors emerged from the end of the last ice age, we are told, as simple hunter-gatherers struggling for minimal… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • On the Trail of Orphic Mysteries in Bulgaria
    I must be a bit taller than Orpheus. As I attempted to lie down in his reputed tomb, I just… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Reality of High Strangeness
    The late British biologist, mathematician, and all around polymath, J.B.S. Haldane (1892–1964) once famously remarked: “The universe is not only… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Trouble with Timelines
    In 1650 CE, a bishop named James Ussher tried to identify when the world was created. He used the dates… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Simone Weil: The Last Cathar?
    In the summer of 1940, as war swept across Europe, there could be seen in the vineyards near Saint-Marcel d’Ardèche… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Domes of the Prophets
    “Close both eyes to see with the other eye.”  —Rumi It seems a given that dome-like buildings of the ancient… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • William Tell and The Templar Nation
    The history of Switzerland is, at best, elusive. It is that way seemingly on purpose, with its origins murky. Its… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Giant Predecessors in America?
    SIDEBAR: A Continuing and Growing Conundrum. From Zecharia Sitchin (There Were Giants Upon the Earth) to Susan Martinez (The Mysterious… You must be logged in to view this content.