https://phys.org/news/2017-04-caterpillar-bags-biodegradable-solution-plastic.html Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution April 24, 2017 Scientists have found that a caterpillar commercially bred for fishing bait has the ability to biodegrade polyethylene: one of the toughest and most used plastics, frequently found clogging up landfill sites in the form […]

Archaeology shocker: Study claims humans reached the Americas 130,000 years ago   The Washington Post Sarah Kaplan Some 130,000 years ago, scientists say, a mysterious group of ancient people visited the coastline of what is now Southern California. More than 100,000 years before they were supposed to have arrived in the […]

Interesting story/hypothesis: By Taxi https://platosguns.com/2017/04/16/bedtime-story-for-gilad/  In a recently published article, Gilad Atzmon wondered where the concepts of ‘chosenness’ and a ‘vengeful god’ come from.  Here below, I posit a plausible answer to his poignant questions. *   *   *   *   *   * Imagine it’s four thousand years ago and you are the […]

For historical interest and reference. Fascinating interview: Keyhoe was famously cut off during an interview on television in the early 50’s (referenced in this later interview). The UFO research organisation NICAP, which Keyhoe led, had CIA operatives hidden within the ranks, as the Freedom of Information Act has since revealed. The CIA […]

As an interesting diversion from current events, readers might be interested in this fascinating interview with one of the most extraordinary minds of the Twentieth Century: Architect, socialist and maverick, Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright was 88 when this interview took place in the 1950s and clearly still possessed a sharp […]

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