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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 Biblical stories, that of the serpent who convinced the first woman, Eve, to eat of the fruit of the forbidden tree, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Eve in turn fed the forbidden fruit to her husband Adam. As a result, Adam and Eve understood their own mortality. God feared that the man and woman, utilizing their newly found knowledge, might eat…

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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 Zecharia Sitchin. As recently as our March/April issue, Atlantis Rising reported on new claims for the discovery of a long-sought ninth planet in the solar system (with Pluto now excluded, eight remain, officially speaking). The existence of the legendary body, often referred to as “Planet X,” has long been dismissed as strictly imaginary, but detractors, it turns out, may have spoken too soon. In his…

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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 in southeastern Turkey has caused an archaeological sensation—if not a lot of academic heartburn. Dating to long before its final burial in 8,000 BC, the sophisticated carved structures of Göbekli Tepe are more than four thousand years older than the commonly accepted age of Stonehenge or the Great Pyramid. In other words, it completely destroys the conventional view of prehistory, namely that humans of that…

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When Contents Are Explosive

For the past two years Atlantis Rising has released several exciting new collections of articles selected from the thousands of explosive pages, which we have published so far. These books contain some of the most astonishing, yet credible, writing on ancient mysteries, unexplained anomalies, future science, etc., available anywhere. All are now part of what we are calling the Atlantis Rising Magazine Library. Titles released so far include Paradigm Busters, Forgotten Origins, and Missing Connections, but that is only the halfway point in our plan….

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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 views known to our readers. There are also “forums” on the Atlantis Rising web site. (Go to www.AtlantisRising.com and select “Discussions.”)   Carolina Bay Mysteries Ralph Ellis’ article “Secrets of the Carolina Bays” (AR #116) is an example of Occam’s Razor. Usually, not always, the simplest explanation for something is the right one. How do we explain the Carolina Bays and similar formations in North…

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News

Gravitational Waves Finally Detected Einstein was not right about everything. He certainly doubted the validity of quantum physics, declaring its observed “action at a distance,” to be “spooky” and adding that, “God does not play dice with the universe.” Unlike his contemporaries, Niels Bohr, Wolfgang Pauli, and many of the virtual mystics of physics, Einstein has become something of a hero to the more materialistic, and less ‘spooky, breed of physicist. For these, the opportunity to prove him right about anything is a very big…

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More News

Zika Scare Prompts New Poisoning Charges Against Monsanto Fear generated by an epidemic of babies born with abnormally small and deformed heads (microcephaly) is growing worldwide. Commonly believed to be caused by a mosquito-born virus known as Zika, the situation has led to a wave of intense countermeasures, but there is growing suspicion in some quarters that the birth defects’ cause may not be Zika but, instead, a larvicide manufactured by a Japanese subsidiary of Monsanto chemical company, which, ironically, is, in fact, intended to…

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Even More News

The Rush to Claim Asteroid Riches In the not- too-distant future, prospectors from Earth will be looking for riches in space. The possibilities for recovering minerals from asteroids are real, and investors are lining up, but unlike the California gold rush of a century-and-a-half ago, they may find it difficult to stake their claims—at least the kind that can be enforced. The 1967 Outer Space Treaty (OST) made outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, “not subject to national appropriation by claim of…

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Still More News

Time-Travel Evidence, or Something Different? In February, an image in a video making the rounds on the Internet was being taken by many for evidence of time travel. An ancient Greek funerary relief dating from about 100 BC appears to show a goddess examining what resembles a laptop computer. According to some, this is evidence that time travelers bearing laptops from the future visited the Greeks. You can see for yourself at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7isUmJ7BN8 Despite expert insistence that the object is only a shallow chest, the…

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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 of the country, paint material from the famous “Khufu Cartouche” found in one of the so-called relieving chambers located above the King’s Chamber in the Great Pyramid of Giza. The mark was first discovered in the nineteenth century by British archaeologist Colonel William Richard Howard-Vyse. To read more on the implications of the challenge to Howard-Vyse’s “discovery,” see Atlantis Rising #106, “Crime in the Great…

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iNews: Late-Breaking Stories

Space Mission Planned to Save the World An historic attempt to change the path of an asteroid will be made to see if mankind stands a chance of saving the Earth if a large space rock is ever on collision course with the planet. http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/609025/World-saving-space-mission-will-deflect-asteroid-s-orbit-with-unmanned-space-probe?_ga=1.91069402. 1198040248.1452037201   Spanish Leak Reveals Hidden Chamber in Tutankhamun Tomb Is Full of Treasures The Tourism Minister of Egypt Hisham Zaazou may have slipped up during a recent visit to Spain when he revealed startling information about the investigations into…

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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 July and August of 1905, James Furman Kemp was collecting mineral samples for the United States Geological Survey in southwestern Oregon. He heard about mortars and pestles discovered in auriferous (gold-bearing) gravel at the Deep Gravel Mine, near the town of Waldo. Kemp, a prominent geologist, was a professor of geology at Columbia University in New York City and was one of the founders of…

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Secrets of the Stars

CAPTIONS: Sumerian clay star chart (British Museum) The decipherment of an obscure item in the British Museum has stunned archaeologists with its twenty-seven-hundred-year-old secret. The plain, four-inch-wide, baked-clay disk with peculiar line drawings and cuneiform inscription has been an inscrutable enigma from the moment it was found during the mid-nineteenth century, until final disclosure of the object’s ultimate significance only last January. The discovery came to light amid the frangible ruins of what was for fifty years the largest city on Earth—Nineveh, splendid capital of…

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The Panspermia Paradox

Panspermia is the theory that life spreads through space between worlds, with spores or microorganisms drifting from one planet to another. The theory is very old, but in its modern form, it was first proposed in 1903 by Swedish chemist Svante Arrhenius, who suggested that spores or bacteria might be propelled through space by the pressure of sunlight or starlight. He was a bit hazy about how the spores could escape from a planet’s gravity to begin with. More recently, the late British astronomer Fred…

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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 are fond of pointing out, bears the image of an eye inside a triangle. Believed by some to represent the Third Eye (of etheric sight), the simple icon—found from Egypt to Micronesia—is also a symbol of power, if not wisdom. To what lengths would the ancients have gone to obtain that wisdom and power? We hear of ancient surgeries designed to “open” the third eye,…

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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 panel. After a fourteen-year hiatus, The X-Files are back for at least a few new episodes. The show was a favorite, in the 1990s, winning many fans and awards including the Golden Globe Award for Best Dramatic Series. The story was about the fictional exploits of FBI agent Fox “Spooky” Mulder assigned to document those strange incidents that could not be explained away. Agent Dana…

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Moses’ Secret Weapon?

Moses at Mount Sinai, the Bible tells us, made the Ark of the Covenant, during the Exodus of the Israelites from Egyptian bondage. Part wooden and metal box; part golden statue, it had, in addition to its spiritual significance, the power to create “lightning” that could kill, the ability to fly, and could lead the people through the wilderness. Familiar, even to most unbelievers, from the Indiana Jones movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, this amazing object may well be the most mysterious artifact in…

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The Goldilocks Hypothesis

Humans have a desire to know the nature of our reality. For millennia, we have created myths to explain the universe and our place in it. For the last several hundred years, the nature of this great story has shifted. Mainstream science, which carries a belief of the primacy of matter and the lack of meaning, has taken the place of older meaning-centered stories where humans have a purposeful place. So we have found ourselves with great understanding of our physical universe, with less of…

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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 existence for three score or more years—to conclude that we are rapidly becoming a soulless nation, one governed by what Religion calls the “Seven Deadly Sins.” Consider that anger is manifest in everything from world terrorism to simple road rage. Lust is openly celebrated on television and in the movies. Greed and envy drive our advertising industry and the economy. Pride, more appropriately translated to…

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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 assistant professor Konstanin Batygin. (Photo: Lance Hayashida/Caltech)   On January 20, 2016, Konstantin Batygin and Michael Brown, at the California Institute of Technology, announced calculation-based evidence of a massive ninth…

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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 our own personal experience, here is another heaping helping of contrarian ideas to cycle through our mental processors. Hopefully, the outcome will be beneficial for all of us.   EVOLUTION’S ACHILLES’ HEELS: 15 Ph.D. Scientists Explain Evolution’s Fatal Flaws Creation Ministries International ‘Faith’ and ‘faith-based’—words generally derided by evolutionists, and materialists of all persuasion—are turned back on them in this film, which points out that:…

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