Assorted Strangeness

Strangeness inundates our lives; if you haven't noticed it, you're probably not paying attention. This page is a mishmash of weird phenomena and eccentricity -- credible and otherwise. Happy clicking!

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Aliens:

Renowned occultist Aleister Crowley supposedly communicated with an otherworldly being named "Lam." Coincidentally (?), Lam bears an uncanny resemblance to today's reports of "Gray" aliens.

Metatech: Paranoid alien/mind-control fun for the whole family!

ZetaTalk professes to have all the answers to the UFO/alien mystery. In fact, the site purports to be authored by actual aliens (whose "insights" betray a peculiarly New Age bent). Be afraid. Be very afraid.

The Starchild Project is a privately funded attempt to trace the origins of an unusual skull suspected of having extraterrestrial origins. Needless to say, I have my doubts. But still...

Ancient astronauts, complete with headgear?

The official homepage of Erich von Daniken, showman and myth-maker.

Alien Abductions, Inc.: A site about alien abductions with a sense of humor!

Zippy the Pinhead has a close encounter of the commercial kind.


Psychic phenomena:

The RetroPsychoKinesis Project deals with the intellectually harrowing, experimentally verified phenomenon of future-to-past information transfer. Is our universe a sort of sentient hologram held together by quantum entanglement? And if so, will we ever be able to "see" all of it at once . . . ?

Legitimate consciousness and psi-research sites include: Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research, Koestler Parapsychology Unit, Center for Consciousness Studies.

Ingo Swann's Superpowers of the Human Biomind, a fastidious remote-viewing database.

Want to have an out-of-body experience? Check out The Monroe Institute.

Take a look at the dubious science of Reverse Speech.

The Near Death Experience Research Foundation catalogues testimonials from those who claim limited exposure to the "other side." I personally think the NDE phenomenon deserves rigorous scientific study. Also see Near-Death Experiences and the Afterlife.

Psychic and showman Uri Geller's official website.


Conspiracy:

The Mad Revisionist. What do Newton, Dunkin Donuts and NASA have in common? They're all liars!

Chemtrail Central. Ubiquitous jet contrails: business as usual or more than it seems?

David Icke is a man on a mission: to let you know that all world leaders are actually satanic shape-shifting reptiles from another dimension that feed off the blood of sacrificed infants. Now we know what "Dubbya's" smirking about...

Author Jim Marrs' official website. Marrs is the mind behind the assassination conspiracy as depicted in Oliver Stone's "JFK." Lately, Marrs has moved on to Roswell, alien visitation and the Trilateral Commission, an international leadership group endlessly accused of scheming to Take Over the World.

What is this HAARP thing really all about? Weather control? Atmospheric research? Psychotronic warfare? Speculation abounds.


Humans:

Among the late contactee George Adamski's ideological disciples are the Raelians, a forward-looking bunch of quasi-scientific celestial pontificators who can be viewed as a less nerdy version of the Heaven's Gate cult. Some of the concepts they advocate are actually pretty interesting. Clonaid, for example, is the first company dedicated to cloning humans (the Raelians haven't actually done it yet, but . . .)

Hieronimus and Company by Dr. Bob Hieronimus and Zoh Hieronimus is a holistic, meticulously organized "New Paradigm" resource well worth bookmarking. Hieronimus' broadcasting is lively, intelligent and increasingly vital.

Bob Frissell: rebirther, gonzo New Age anthropologist, skeptic, believer, and author of at least one contemporary cult classic on sacred geometry and extraterrestrials.

MenWhoLookLikeKennyRogers.com. It's an invasion! Run for your lives!

George Hansen is one of the relatively few author/researchers in the paranormal community who seems to understand the ramifications of What's Really Going On.

Zakas' site, www.aliensurgeon.com, is an uncategorical compendium of Fortean strangeness: UFOs, Martian anomalies, conspiracy theories...they're all here, loaded with some of the gnarliest animated .GIFs I've ever seen. Trippy and fun.


Earth enigmas:

Sphinx Stargate by Dr. Paul A. LaViolette: ancient cataclysms, zodiakal ciphers, ET communication and much more.

The Meru Project. In their own words, "The Meru Project has discovered an extraordinary and unexpected geometric metaphor in the letter-sequence of the Hebrew text of Genesis that underlies and is held in common by the spiritual traditions of the ancient world. This metaphor models embryonic growth and self-organization. It applies to all whole systems, including those as seemingly diverse as meditational practices and the mathematics fundamental to physics and cosmology..."

Cryptozoology: the scientific pursuit and classification of anomalous and/or seldom-seen animals that may or may not exist. Loren Coleman authors The Crypozoologist, a helpful guide to those intrigued by John Keel's "Mothman."

The Dark Star Theory by Andy Lloyd suggests that the ubiquitous "winged disk" of ancient Babylonian art is symbolic of a vanished stellar phenomenon.

Paul Anderson's Canadian Crop Circle Research Network is a promising resource for students of crop circles ("cerealogy").

The technically impressive 2002 crop formation above bears a "disc" embossed with ASCII computer code. Deciphered, it reads:

"Beware the bearers of FALSE gifts & their BROKEN PROMISES. Much PAIN but still time. EELRIJUE. There is GOOD out there. We OPpose DECEPTION. COnduit CLOSING [bell sound]"

Interestingly enough, this was the third formation in an apparent annual sequence. Many expected a fourth -- and even more impressive -- formation to materialize in the British fields in August of 2003, but hopes were dashed when no obvious successor to the "alien head" formation appeared. Perhaps no one should have been surprised; the ASCII text clearly tells us that the "conduit" is "closing" -- evidently for good. Whether the work of nonhuman intelligence or industrious hoaxers (I personally lean toward the latter possibility), the "alien head" stands as one of the most complex and ambitiously rendered crop formations in the history of the phenomenon. Deliberately blurring the formation (below) results in an eerily three-dimensional "TV"-like image.

New crop formations are dutifully catalogued by Swirled News.

Carl P. Munck's PyramidMatrix.com is devoted to the concept that ancient archaeological sites on Earth--and Mars--can be integrated into a deliberate mathematical scheme.

The enigmatic "Eltanin Antenna," located 13,500 feet below the Atlantic Ocean. Discovered in 1964, its origin remained a mystery until 2003, when it was identified as a weird sea sponge.


News and resources:

The Paranormal and UFO Information Network (PUFOIN): a great roundup of science and paranormal news.

Fortean Times magazine is the best of its kind. The editors take a panoramic look at weirdness that's funny and very refreshing.

The Anomalist is a thorough, credible and engrossing online zine that charts breaking weird developments and historical anomalies.

Pravda may once have been a no-nonsense state-controlled news organ, but its current online incarnation has a curious tendency to mimic the West's Weekly World News.


Other:

Get away from it all! The Time Travel Fund proposes negotiating with people from the future by offering them the cash of today.

5thworld.com represents a variety of excellent publishers committed to intelligent New Age books. This site contains a wealth of recommended titles.

Crank Dot Net is a vast and painstakingly assembled site devoted to bringing you the most bizarre "fringe" sites on the Web. Crank.net is cross-referenced and the sites are individually rated for your convenience.

The Paradigm Clock is an ever-changing speedometer of our culture's incipient acknowledgement of extraterrestrial intelligence. Does not include snooze alarm.

Orgone Biophysical Research Laboratory, Inc.

KeelyNet: anti-gravity, etc.

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