Archives – 2015


#109 January/February 2015


  • The Miracle of Spontaneous Remission
    The phenomenon of spontaneous remission has again found it’s way into the mainstream spotlight with the publication of a couple… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Vesta: A “Planetoid”?
    “One may have a blazing hearth in one’s soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passersby… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Greater Reality: Then and Now
    For those who have come to understand there is much more to reality than we have been taught in school… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Thrills and Chills of Publishing
    In November of 1994, we published Atlantis Rising #1. Now, twenty years later, we are happy to report, this publication… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Thinking Big Thoughts
    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.
  • Weather Control: The Ultimate Weapon of Mass Destruction
    Environmental modification techniques (EN MOD) for military use constitute, in the present context of global warfare, the ultimate weapon of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mutation Time Problem from Human Origins
    I do not accept the idea that humans like us evolved from primitive apes and apemen, with the first humans… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Return to Rock Lake
    Our pontoon boat was probably the largest of its kind ever afloat on Rock Lake. Nearly 100 feet long, the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mysterious Missionaries
    There are some among us who believe those “very ancient times” were actually long before the Neolithic. Mu’s best cities,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Writing on the Wall?
    We once were told that writing, in the form of Sumerian cuneiform and Egyptian hieroglyphics, began some five thousand years… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Lost Truth
    Did ancient peoples possess a profound knowledge that has since been lost? Did they understand the true nature of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Exploring Purgatory
    As a Catholic school student growing up during the 1940s, I was taught to fear Purgatory nearly as much as… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Once Upon a Time in Inner Space…
    Success has many father; ‘failure’ is an orphan. —Old Proverb In the wake of the success the History Channel’s Ancient… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Self-Fulfilling Skepticism
    Have you ever noticed how closed-minded skeptics (CMS) rarely if ever have any experiences with psychic faculties or “the paranormal”… You must be logged in to view this content.

#110 March/April 2015


  • The Power of Myth
    “It would not be too much to say that myth is the secret opening through which the inexhaustible energies of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Uncovering Hitler’s Last Days
    From Argentina to the inner precincts of the mind, this issue’s DVD offerings cover considerable ground, but we think you… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Recordings?
    The Akashic Field is a metaphysical library that exists outside of time and space. It is thought to be a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Interdimensional Thread
    After the Vietnam War, America experienced a wave of pointless, random acts of violence, “stranger murders,” which had all the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Copper Mining in Ancient America
    Among the greatest mysteries of the past is also one of the least known. Although archaeologists have been familiar with… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Adventures of Digital Reading
    In our last issue (#109), I used this space to make the point that unlike many publications appearing on the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Science Fiction Link
    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.
  • Ezekiel’s Wheel and Other Cutting-Edge Developments
    George Wiseman of Eagle Research (eagle-research.com) seems pretty excited about this. Did God show Ezekiel how to build a free-energy… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Buenos Aires Skull
    In 1896, workers were excavating the rudder pit of a dry dock in the port of Buenos Aires. They broke… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Moses, Son of Egypt?
    It is not well known that during the last years of his life, the face of the iconic prophet Moses… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • In the Beginning Was the Word
    What is the origin of human speech? Did it evolve gradually from the much simpler languages of animals, or did… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Solar-Induced Dark Age?
    Bulgaria has a rich archaeology going back to deep antiquity which, in my assessment, is very much under-appreciated by the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Life from the Sun?
    When NASA revealed in 2012 that it had identified something called X-Points, as portals linking in an uninterrupted path the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Physics with a Twist
    The first research generally credited with the discovery of what some have called nature’s “fifth force”—torsion—was that done in the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • 33: The Magic Number
    Since the most ancient of times numbers and numerology have been believed to conceal secrets and messages. For some, numbers… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Exploring Indonesia’s Bada Valley
    There are actually three main valleys in Indonesia that contain strange megaliths, the Bada, Napu, and Besoa. The latter two… You must be logged in to view this content.

#111 May/June 2015


  • Dr. Pollack and the Case for a Fourth Phase of Water
    Professor Gerald Pollack is Founding Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Water, and is recognized as an international leader in science… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Can DNA Tell the Whole Story?
    Our genes have long been ballyhooed as either a death sentence or the touch of genius, bestowing upon us anything… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Synchronicity Phenomenon
    Since Carl Jung defined the word ‘synchronicity’ in the 1920s, it has become part of our everyday language. How many… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Saturn in Sagittarius
    “We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of a child at play.”  —Heraclitus, Greek philosopher   Saturn… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Emerging Threats & the Bible
    Lately conservative Christians have shown a growing interest in the kinds of subject matter investigated regularly by Atlantis Rising, albeit… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Visit to Angkor Wat, Finally
    For a long time, I wanted to visit the Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia. I wanted to go for a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Tracking the Ancient Warfare of the Priests
    As fans of Star Wars can tell you, the history of the world is a tale of virtually unending warfare… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Unknown Influences
    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.
  • Return to the Great Sphinx
    Perhaps one of my distant ancestors or relatives preceded me here—among nineteenth and early twentieth century graffiti inscribed on the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Taboo
    Located at the highest point of the Germus range in the southeastern Anatolia region of Turkey is the mysterious site… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is the Planet in Midlife Crisis?
    In the beginning, says the origin legend of northwest Borneo’s tribes, “there was nothing but a widespread sea.” Half a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Catastrophism Reconsidered
    When science in the modern sense was first emerging in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in Europe, those who studied… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • New Light on the “Burrows Cave” Controversy
    In 1982, Russell E. Burrows was trolling alone among the sparsely inhabited hills and fields in southern Illinois, twenty miles… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Strange Saga of the Ramapough
    There are possibly as many as two hundred communities, existing mostly in the south and east of the United States… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Overshadowing
    Believing he might be going insane, Frederic L. Thompson, a New York City goldsmith, consulted Dr. James Hyslop, who specialized… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Titans of Baalbek
    Late in 2014, in the ancient quarry at Baalbek in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon, the largest worked monolith in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Magical Egypt
    By popular demand: the underground classic documentary series Magical Egypt is returning after 15 years for new episodes. Iconic host… You must be logged in to view this content.

#112 July/August 2015


  • Knights Templar and the Much-Traveled Head of John the Baptist
    During the Crusades, the Templars earned a reputation for bringing home treasures that had been hidden away in both Jerusalem’s Temple of Solomon and Constantinople. No one denies the Templars were fierce in battle, often facing enemies vastly superior in size, yet they were often plunderers on land and pirates at sea; and they brought […]
  • The Return of the Gnostics
    In the summer of 1460, shortly before the last embers of the Bogomil faith were stamped out by Sultan Mehmed… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Blue Moon
    “Everyone is a moon with a dark side never shown to anyone else.” —Mark Twain July of 2015 has a second Full Moon in the same calendar month, which according to the modern definition is a “Blue Moon.” Tracing the origin of the expression is an enlightening object lesson in the mechanism of folklore and […]
  • Travel to Mars on the Cheap
    According to recent news, any space flight to Mars will leave the astronauts in a state of dementia. This is likely to be the consequence of long exposure to interstellar radiation. Does that mean Mars travel is out? Maybe so. But maybe there is another way to get there. Maybe we can do it without […]
  • The Coming of the Clones
    In March, a group of South Korean and Russian scientists working through the Sooam Biotech Research Foundation announced that they… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Friends from Other Dimensions
    Author John Geiger’s 2010 book, The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible, has many stories of how people at the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Heavy Lifting
    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.
  • Fighting Back Against Catastrophic Drought
    In the last issue of Atlantis Rising, we spoke about the benefits of structured water, but in much of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ethiopian Jawbone, First Human? Not Really
    In March of 2015, some of my correspondents called my attention to reports that scientists had discovered a fragment of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Artificial Intelligence Threat
    Humanity faces a crisis. At the rapid rate Artificial Intelligence (AI) is developing, we will quickly reach the point of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Atlantis & Ezekiel
    In her 1888 theosophical treatise, The Secret Doctrine, Madame Helena Petrovna Blavatsky made the startling assertion that Ezekiel’s account of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Cats that Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home, and More
    While walking my Norwegian Forest Cat last September, I wondered why he had not climbed a single tree all summer.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Wikipedia and the Slant Factor
    In the age of the Internet, everyone has access to facts and information as never before. Or do they? While… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Intelligent Design—The Evidence
    The prevailing and most popular explanation for the panoply of life on Earth and the emergence of species is the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • What’s in a Name?
    Although we might sometimes think of science and religion as at odds, at loggerheads, there are times when they work… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Easter Island Dogma Gets a Rewrite
    A modern myth has developed around Easter Island (Rapa Nui) along the following lines. Once upon a time there was… You must be logged in to view this content.

#113 September/October 2015


  • Fairie Factors vs. Materialism
    In the spring of 2014 John Hyatt, a lecturer with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, published a series of photos of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Foundations of Reality
    Most people go through their entire lives without giving any thought to philosophy or pondering the basic nature of reality.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Hominids & Humbug
    It may be a truism that when we are committed to something, we tend to work everything else around it.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • How Did the Ice Ages End?
    SIDEBAR: John Anthony West has complained that Ph.D. candidates in Egyptology spend way too much time on subjects like Tutankhamun’s… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ice-Age-End Scenarios
    The end of the last Ice Age, nearly 12,000 years ago, was a pivotal period not only in the history… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Pushing Back on ‘Fake News’
    Back in June, I received an e-mail from book author and longtime Atlantis Rising contributor, John Chambers, asking me to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Intelligent Life on Earth?
    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.
  • Life and Death In a Nuclear-Powered World
    The nuclear disaster at the Fukushima, Japan Nuclear Power Plant that began on March 11, 2011 resulted in the meltdown… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Checking the Newest Claim for Oldest Stone Tools
    Late in May of 2015, my correspondents began sending me links to news articles about some stone tools that had… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Fighting to Forget
    In May the terrorist army calling itself the ‘Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant’, aka ‘ISIS’ captured the historic… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Surveillance State
    The concept of personal privacy has changed drastically in an era of explosive technological advancement that includes drones and satellites… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Otherworld in the Andes
    Sixteenth-century chroniclers taking the road from Cuzco to Puno, on the western shore of Lake Titicaca, were amazed by the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Gothic Wonders
    Light is a symbol of truth, a hidden wisdom, a greater understanding. From Chartres, Notre Dame, Canterbury, and Siena, to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Columbus and the Brothers Pinzon
    For centuries Christopher Columbus was credited with “discovering” the New World. Then came evidence that other Europeans had preceded him.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jupiter in Virgo: August 2015–September 2016
    “To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Life Beyond the Grave?
    Life beyond the grave provides much background for each of the offerings in this issue, but as you will see,… You must be logged in to view this content.

#114 November/December 2015


  • Worlds Without End
    Almost every society and every people in human history have believed in other worlds—not just other planets in our universe… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Still an Outrage to the House of History?
    Speaking to a gathering of London Alternatives in March 2014 at Saint James’s Church Picadilly, vanguard history researcher and author Graham Hancock doesn’t look terribly alternative. Known as an unconventional thinker who raises controversial questions about humanity’s past, his hair is conservatively styled, and he’s wearing glasses and a business suit, albeit sans tie. His […]
  • Planetary Harmonics
    “Venus draws a pentagram around the Earth every eight years. The Moon squares the circle. Everything in the heavens moves… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Knowing What Is Coming
    Knowing what we now know, would we still have done the things that we did? That question is actually relevant… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Late-Breaking-Stories
    •  New Russian Laboratory to Study Mammoth Cloning   A laboratory in Siberia has opened devoted to the study of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is Anybody Home?
    For years Hollywood has romanticized the search for life on planets other than Earth—especially the intelligent kind. Since 1960, when… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Return of the Alchemist
    Alchemy (from the Arabic word al-kimia) was an ancient philosophy and practice (some would say a science) devoted to, among… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Unhappy Endings
    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.
  • Exploring the Healing Possibilities of Sound
    “Sound is the medicine of the future.”  —Edgar Cayce  There is no doubt that sound has subtle, but profound, effects… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Spiritual Pilgrim’s Voyage to Alaska
    On Friday, June 12, 2015, I boarded the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Jewel of the Seas in the Port of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secret No More
    The 2015 Energy Science and Technology Conference was a milestone event, in the view of old-timers in the “free energy”… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Clairvoyant Science
    From 1895 to 1933, Annie Besant (1847–1933) and Charles Leadbeater (1847–1934), two of the best-known theosophists and metaphysicians of the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Gravity’s Riddle
    On October 28, 1930, a German gramophone company recorded a speech made by George Bernard Shaw. The occasion was a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Promise of Remote Viewing
    Remote Viewing, to be precise, is defined as a structured protocol for intuitive information gathering. The practice (RV) has come… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Goddess in the Vatican?
    The Vatican is one of the holiest places in the world—the center of Catholic Christianity. Not only is it home to the Pope and cardinals, it is believed that riches of secret books, secret charts, and valuable objects are preserved inside the Vatican walls. The greatest secret, however, might be that the Vatican was once […]
  • The Mystery of Zoroaster
    In the early centuries of the Common Era many different “mystery cults” gained a footing and significant followings across the… You must be logged in to view this content.