Seemingly immune to frostbite or hypothermia, Win Hof has amazed scientists by continually facing the rigors of extreme cold and surviving unscathed. Hof, the holder of nine Guinness World Records, was recently profiled by ABC News in an article that includes video of his latest feat: standing neck-deep in ice for over an hour.
Don't forget to move your clocks forward one hour tonight. This year, Daylight Saving Time begins at 2am on Sunday, March 9, 2008 and will end at 2am on Sunday, November 2, 2008. The rationale for the annual switchover is to shift extra sunlight into the evening and cut down on the demand for lighting/electricity. Visit MSNBC for more info, including a video report.
The Blogsquatcher has posted a link to a video at hunttv.com. The footage was reportedly taken by a 'stealth cam' and shows something unusual walk past the camera (pictured, left side). View the video here.
A collection of photographs from the early 20th centuryshowing alleged supernatural phenomena including ectoplasm was recently made available for viewing on YouTube.Paranormal investigators Dr. T.G. Hamilton and his wife Lillian took the photos, which were donated to the University of Manitoba, Mark Medley writes in the article Ghosts of Winnipeg.
For those who haven't had a chance to read Worker in the Light, George Noory's first book (co-written with William Birnes), Amazon has the paperback edition available at a great sale price. More info here.
On Mars, Spring is coming to the Northern Hemisphere, and the pictured photo shows sand dunes thawing. A larger image is posted on Astronomy Picture of the Day.Elsewhere on the Red Planet, an avalanche was photographed for the first time by the Mars Orbiter. More at Space.com.
George Noory was recently a guest ona new audio podcast series hosted by sci-fi writers Marc Zicree and David Simkins. Listen to or download the episode here.
Recently, trendcaster Gerald Celente was our special guest in Streamlink's Live Chat for a one hour discussion on economic collapse and future trends. Below are excerpts from the Q & A; members can view the entire transcript. maverickGreetings from Cincinnati. Your thoughts on our current inflationary mess? Gerald Celente Look at prices of oil and the basket of commodities ... record levels. It's a simple formula...the more the $ is devalued, the more everything costs. This is just the beginning. We... and most of the world will experience an inflationary cycle as never before.RockyMr. Celente, which event or trend in 2008 will have a significant impact or change on America - for better or worse over the next few years? Gerald Celente The Panic of '08. We forecast that the economic future will be worse than the Great Depression...failing banks, brokerages, cities default...kayoglass Can you give us insight as to whether or not we will rema
Robotics experts at the University of Plymouth are preparing to start a four-year project to teach a "baby" robot called iCub how to talk. The project could lead to the development of humanoid robots capable of learning, thinking and talking."The outcome of the research will define the scientific and technological requirements for the design of humanoid robots able to develop complex behavioral, thinking and communication skills through individual and social learning," said Angelo Cangelosi, Professor in Artificial Intelligence. More at BBC News.