Archives – 2016


#115 January/February 2016


  • Journey to Akakor
    In my book Lost Cities and Ancient Mysteries of South America (1986), I wrote about a strange character named Tatunca… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Dawn of the Dolphins
    In 2014, Maddalena Bearzi, a researcher with the Ocean Conservation Society, and her team were studying a school of bottlenose… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Reflecting on Our Sun
    Lately I have found myself thinking about the question of whether or not our Sun might have a companion. Is… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Balzac: The Inside Story
    When Honor de Balzac died of caffeine poisoning and overwork at the age of 51, in 1850, the great French… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Zodiac & Twelve Labors of Hercules
    “By mastery of the binding comes radiance.” — #40 Yoga Sutras Of Patangali   The Zodiac of constellations is a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Invisible Challengers
    Whether you believe in the existence of a hidden spiritual reality or not, you will probably find the accounts of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Late-Breaking Stories
    •  Egypt to Scan Pyramids, Seeking New ‘Secrets’   A group of Egyptian and foreign experts have launched a new… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Once and Future King
    Walter Kayo sat at his desk in the scriptorium, the cold chill of winter half broken by a flickering fire… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Thomas Jefferson & the Holy Grail
    History records a handful of men and women who seem to be gifted with a much greater level of knowledge.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Mrs. Lincoln’s Lunacy
    She was said to be the most prominent female occupant of the White House since Dolley Madison. Mary Todd Lincoln,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Is There Light at the End of These Tunnels?
    There is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known,” says the Bible (Luke… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • That ‘Heresy’ Thing
    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.
  • Hearing Without Ears: The Neurophone Mystery
    KeelyNet.com CAPTION: The Flanagans at home with their neurophone in the 1990s.   Some readers may remember my friend Patrick… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Knowledge Filtration Is Alive and Well in Africa
    In my book, Forbidden Archeology, I documented evidence for extreme human antiquity. Most scientists today claim that humans like us… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Startling Debut of Superhenge
    Late in the summer of 2015, ground-penetrating radar (GPR) operators made what could be British archaeology’s greatest discovery. GPR is… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Ciphers of the Initiated
    The quest for lost secret knowledge can take many forms. The survivors of Atlantis, some believe, might have taken steps… You must be logged in to view this content.

#116 March/April 2016


  • Shroud of Turin
    The Shroud of Turin is a controversial and enigmatic Christian artifact that may be the only physical object remaining from… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Shroud of Turin
    CAPTIONS: 19th century Russian depiction of “The Icon-not-made-by-hands,” from the Edessa story (a nineteenth-century Russian depiction). The Interrogation of Jacques… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Intolerant Church of Scientism
    CAPTIONS: The Large Hadron Collider in Bern, Switzerland Group portrait of the proud examiners of the Piltdown skull. Back row… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Powers of Meditation
    Life on planet Earth is threatened from many directions; many responsible sources warn of this. There is the possibility of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Hidden Chambers in Egypt?
    During the last few months of 2015 Egypt made international headlines, but not always in a positive way. Indeed, the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Magical Egypt Series—All New Episodes
    Magical Egypt, the popular series of DVD documentaries that debuted in 2001, featured interviews with maverick Egyptologist John Anthony West,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Book Excerpt: The Lost Arts of Levitation
    The fact that science cannot explain gravitation means that science cannot condemn levitation. So there is nothing unscientific about the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Trek to the Planet Vulcan
    CAPTIONS: The late Leonard Nimoy as the Vulcan hero of Star Trek Hephaestus at his Forge by Guillaume Coustou the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • DVD: Life Beneath the Surface
    Even for video consumers who demand production value normally available from the mainstream media, alternative science is starting to provide… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • A Big Step for Mankind
    One of the problems with producing a bimonthly magazine is that often there are news developments which we would like… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Outrages to Intelligence
    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 Quest for Immortality: Illusion or Reality?
    I’ve always been interested in the many legends about people claiming to be immortal but who have had the sense… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Unexplained Human Fossils of Savona, Italy
    Savona is a coastal town on the Italian Riviera, 25 miles west of Genoa. In 1852, some nuns, the Sisters… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets of the Carolina Bays
    CAPTIONS: False color image of the Carolina Bays using LIDAR height measuring technology. Uniform in shape, the bays line up… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Did the Russians Find Atlantis?
      Thirty-eight years ago, steel leviathans silently, invisibly stalked each other in the dark, lightless depths of the North Atlantic… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Junk DNA or Not?
    The vast majority of our DNA “text” is not used in the coding of proteins and enzymes—it is noncoding—and scientists… You must be logged in to view this content.

#117 May/June 2016


  • Secrets of the Stars
    CAPTIONS: Sumerian clay star chart (British Museum) The decipherment of an obscure item in the British Museum has stunned archaeologists… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Panspermia Paradox
    Panspermia is the theory that life spreads through space between worlds, with spores or microorganisms drifting from one planet to… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Brain Remodeling the Hard Way
    CAPTION: Willamette Valley head-flattening as portrayed by anthropologist George Catlin. Trepanning tools of nineteenth-century medicine. Every dollar bill, as occultists… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Return of the X-Files
    CAPTION: Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International for “The X-Files” 20th Anniversary… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Moses’ Secret Weapon?
    Moses at Mount Sinai, the Bible tells us, made the Ark of the Covenant, during the Exodus of the Israelites… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Goldilocks Hypothesis
    Humans have a desire to know the nature of our reality. For millennia, we have created myths to explain the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Unseen Face of Humanism
    It does not require a scientific study for most people—at least those who have been around in this realm of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Say Hello to Planet 9
    CAPTIONS: A predicted consequence of Planet 9 is that a second set of confined objects should also exist. These objects are forced into positions at right angles to Planet 9 and into orbits perpendicular to the plane of the solar system. Five known objects (blue) fit this prediction precisely. (NASA) Caltech professor Mike Brown and […]
  • DVD: The Failings of Orthodoxy
    For those of us who persist in rejecting the authority of self-serving elites—scientific and otherwise—and insist on the validity of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Search for the Garden of Eden
    Where, or what, was Eden? The Garden of Eden—generally equated with Paradise—is the setting for one of the best known… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Discovery of Planet X
    CAPTIONS: Planet X as visualized by a NASA artist. (The glowing orb in the distance is our sun.) The late… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • 3-D Stone Age Art Discovered at Göbekli Tepe
    Since the first scholarly recognition of its significance in 1994, by German Archaeologist Klaus Schmidt, a vast and mysterious ruin… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • When Contents Are Explosive
    For the past two years Atlantis Rising has released several exciting new collections of articles selected from the thousands of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Bay Window on Ice Age
    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.
  • Mainstream Science Taking Heat on Multiple Fronts
    Egyptian archaeology took a big hit in 2013 with charges that two German archaeology students had stolen, and taken out… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Oregon Mortars & Pestles, Millions of Years Old
    CAPTIONS: James Furman Kemp, 1897; mortar and pestle found in auriferous gravel, Spanish Plat, El Dorado County, California   In… You must be logged in to view this content.

#118 July/August 2016


  • Thunderbolts from the Gods
    The vajra is the most important ritual implement of Vajrayana Buddhism. In Sanskrit, the word ‘vajra’ is defined as something… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Book Excerpt: Bigfoot—A Neanderthal Connection?
    The two most promising candidates as the source of our anomalous primate, be it ‘yeti’ or ‘Bigfoot,’ are the giant… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • America’s Ancient Egyptian Link?
    Most Americans are unaware that a prehistoric building comparable to the Great Pyramid of Ancient Egypt sits just across the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Snow White, Queen of Stars
    The goddess Nut arches her body across the night sky, with her partner Geb (the Earth) prostrate below her. Note… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Guinevere Unveiled
    Although much of the Grail legends are only legends, the story of Guinevere and her family is real. The clan… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Getting ET on the Phone
    How many times have you watched Close Encounters of the Third Kind, or Independence Day and wondered if what happened… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Remembering Edgar Mitchell
    Dr. Edgar D. Mitchell passed away on February 4, 2016 in West Palm Beach, Florida, at the age of 85.… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Nabataean Zodiac
    At its height around 100 BCE the Nabataean empire included parts of Jordan, Egypt, Israel, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. The… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • DVDs: Witnesses After the Fact
    While there may be many events about which we would like to know more, we must accept that a shortage… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Guadeloupe’s Unexplained Human Skeletons
    Guadeloupe is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. One of the main islands is Grande Terre. In the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Why Is the Martian Sky Blue?
    In a sense, there are really three planets we call Mars. There is the Mars of fiction, of dreams, of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient War Fires
    The Cold War is long gone, as is the Soviet Union, but as numerous post-9/11 events have demonstrated, the world… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Shaken Planet
    Despite differences of opinion on this earthshaking issue, global data does suggest “the occurrence of earthquakes to be more during… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Expanding Your Internet Resources
    Last issue, in this space, we wrote about our recent—and soon to be—published books from the Atlantis Rising Library, and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Credit for Ancient Tech
    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.
  • Intelligent Evolution?
    For his celebrated theories of “morphic resonance” and “formative causation,” Cambridge-trained biologist Rupert Sheldrake has been roundly criticized and, some… You must be logged in to view this content.

#119 September/October 2016


  • Did Newton Predict the State of Israel?
    The poet Yehuda Amichai wrote, “The air over Jerusalem is saturated with prayers and dreams,” and these outpourings of human… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Wedding Taboos
    Getting married is an age-old celebration, which commemorates the joining of two individuals together. For many in today’s society it… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Dragon Factor
    Of all the mythical, magical creatures of ancient legend and modern folklore, none is more widespread than the dragon found… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Inner Voices
    One evening during World War II, Winston Churchill was about to get into his limousine on his accustomed side of… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Quest for King Arthur’s Lost Tomb
    The story of King Arthur is known throughout the world. However, the fabled Camelot and Arthur’s secret burial at the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • World Order–Ancient-Style
    In Atlantis Rising #118, my article, “America’s Ancient Egyptian Link,” reported some remarkable correspondences between the Nile Delta’s Great Pyramid… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Shuffling Off the Mortal Coil
    Neither mainstream science nor orthodox religion has been able to provide satisfying or comforting answers as to what happens when… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Mars Effect
    Mars was named for the Roman god of war, and he has a long list of associations ranging from lightning… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • DVDs: The Shape of the Infinite
    Once more the ancient maxims prove they are still relevant, even in this age of advanced genetic science. No matter… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Doubling Down on the Fate of Schrödinger’s Cat
    Yale physicists have given Schrödinger’s famous cat a second box to play in, and the result may help further the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Why the Age of Human Life on Earth Matters
    Most scientists today believe that humans like us first appeared less than 200,000 years ago. In my work, I have… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Egypt’s Obelisk Mystery—Unsolved
    I have always found obelisks comforting. Born in Washington, D.C., raised in the D.C. area, and attending George Washington University… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Problem with Gravity Waves
    In Issue #117, Atlantis Rising reported, that in February 2016, scientists at the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories (LIGO) detectors… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Dinosaur Tales
    Sixty-five million years ago a great extinction took place on Earth. It is said to have wiped out just about… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Getting to the Heart of Camelot
    In our last issue, Steven Sora provided a plausible case for the likely identity of Queen Guinevere of Camelot fame… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Warfare of the Gods
    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.

#120 November/December 2016


  • Ancient Mysteries in Mid-America
    Less than a two-hour drive from Chicago, a lonely boulder perched atop a steep-sided hill overlooks thousands of daily commuters… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Redemption of Royal Raymond Rife
    In July in Idaho, well-known inventor and audio engineer John Bedini disclosed the principles of operation for a “Bedini-Rife-Prioré device”—a… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Technologies of the Animals
    One of the greatest mysteries in the natural world is the amazing ability of certain animals to develop what can… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • The Quest for the Life Force
    It may very well have been the most important discovery in the history of mankind—a “life principal” that permeates and… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Ancient Fire and Lightning
    While in Egypt this summer (2016), my colleagues Yousef Awyan and Mohamed Ibrahim pointed out to me a very curious… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Secrets in Your Hand
    Did you know that the length of your fingers can predict your social behavior, scholastic ability, and sexual orientation? Would… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Jupiter in Libra
    “Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.” —Mahatma Gandhi   On September 9,… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • DVDs: The Code of the Market
    For those whose knowledge on some of these topics is based on what they’ve read in various best-sellers, here is… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • 3D Proof of Stone Circle Alignments
    Archaeologist Dr. Gail Higginbottom, the project leader and University of Adelaide Visiting Research Fellow, used a 3D Landscaping Model software… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Shining City on a Hill
    Medieval European Crusaders who traveled to Constantinople, Cairo, and Jerusalem established a renewed interest in Old Testament stories especially the… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Burying Egypt’s True History?
    Could history be wrong? More specifically, could the story and purpose of the pyramids of ancient Egypt, as presented in… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Oak Island & the Masons
    On a tiny island off the coast of Nova Scotia, a treasure hunt has been going on for an incredible… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Bucky’s Legacy
    He coined: “Spaceship Earth” (and wrote an instruction manual) He invented: the geodesic dome He predicted: the Information Age He… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Science and the Forgery Factor
    The very cold case of the Piltdown Man forgery has, we are led to believe, been solved at last, scientific… You must be logged in to view this content.
  • Cosmic Communications
    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.