Monday, June 23, 2008

United Press International - 12 hours ago
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, June 23 (UPI) -- Thousands of people in the Netherlands say they expect the world to end in 2012, and many say they are taking ...

Do skulls hold key to world salvation?
The Huntsville Times -, AL - Jun 16, 2008
Instead of the apocalypse, Rice is keeping his fingers crossed for a metaphysical uprising, a time when the spiritually aware become even more enlightened ...

The world will come to an end in 2012
Expatica Netherlands, Netherlands - Jun 23, 2008
Thousands of people in the Netherlands believe in an impending apocalypse in 2012 and are buying survival rations and boats. THE NETHERLANDS - Some people ...

American Chronicle, CA - 9 hours ago
Some come and go and always have and will through and past our year of 2012. Many of us are tuned into the energy and some are still just waking up. ...
Watercooler Stories
United Press International - 1 hour ago
... Thousands of people in the Netherlands say they expect the world to end in 2012, and many say they are taking precautions to prepare for the apocalypse. ...
The Fat Lady's Aria? Humanity's Last Stand? Or Just Another ...
LA City Beat, CA - Jun 18, 2008
Hard science may suggest that the sun could cause problems in 2012, but, overall, conventional academics take a bleak view of the more apocalyptic ...

The Money Times
Apocalyptic "2012" Film Features Cusack, Glover, Peet and Platt, NY - Jun 13, 2008
By Adam Hetrick Danny Glover, Amanda Peet and Oliver Platt have been cast in the forthcoming apocalyptic film "2012" for Columbia Pictures. ...
Amanda Peet Faces an Apocalypse in '2012'
Amanda Peet Signs for 2012 Empire Online
Amanda Peet Faces the Apocalypse
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FOXNews - Jun 18, 2008
Its existence would satisfy the long-held hopes and hypotheses for a "Planet X" envisioned by scientists and sci-fi buffs alike. "Although the s



Canadian National Newspaper
Aboriginal-Canadian perspectives: Climate Change, War on Terror ...
Canadian National Newspaper, Canada - Jun 20, 2008
AOL has recently released photos and a story about "Planet X" because soon everyone on earth will see the second sun and her planets coming in the sky, ...

Pluto's Identity Crisis Hits Classrooms, Bookstores
FOXNews - 20 hours ago
This "Planet X," if confirmed, would be called a plutoid under the IAU's scheme. No matter what the scientists say, many kids won't let go. ...

Researchers hit a homer with 'The Odyssey'
Los Angeles Times, CA - 5 hours ago
Using astronomical clues, they date one of literature's most heralded events: Odysseus' slaughter of his wife's suitors. But the finding leaves many ...
Homecoming of Odysseus May Have Been in Eclipse
New York Times, United States - 10 hours ago
By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD That Odysseus took his time, 19 years, getting home to Ithaca from the Trojan War is the story Homer engraved in the “Odyssey. ...
Scholars set date for Odysseus' bloody homecoming
The Associated Press - 12 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Using clues from star and sun positions mentioned by the ancient Greek poet Homer, scholars think they have determined the date when King ...
Odysseus's Return From the Trojan War Dated
Slashdot - 5 hours ago
srothroc writes "Scientists have used astronomical data from the Odyssey to attempt to pinpoint the time of Odysseus's return from his eponymous journey ...
Odysseus' return from Trojan War dated
MSNBC - 14 hours ago
By Charles Q. Choi In the epic "Odyssey," one of the cornerstones of Western literature, the legendary Greek hero Odysseus returns to his queen Penelope ...
Odysseus’ Return To Ithaca Marked By Solar Eclipse
eFluxMedia - 3 hours ago
By Dee Chisamera The story of Odysseus transcends across time, and according to the latest astronomical interpretations of Homer’s famous epic poem, ...
Homer's Odyssey Said to Document 3200-Year-Old Eclipse
Scientific American - 14 hours ago
By JR Minkel ECLIPSE as it would have been seen from mountains on Paliki, a peninsula in the Ionian Islands that may have been the setting for the Odyssey. ...
Ancient Eclipse Found in "Odyssey," Stellar Sleuths Say
National Geographic, DC - 13 hours ago
"The sun has perished out of heaven, and an evil mist has overspread the world." With those words in The Odyssey, Homer laid down not a prophesy of doom but ...
The end of an odyssey - Homer's epic is finally pinned down
Independent, UK - 2 hours ago
For years, debate has raged over Homer's epic. Now research on astronomical detail in the story of Odysseus dates its dramatic climax to one particular day. ...
The Odyssey astronomically accurate?
World Science, NY - 14 hours ago
Scholars have long debated whether there are bits of truth to The Odyssey—the ancient Greek epic of a king’s long seafaring struggle to get home as he ...
Scientists calculate the exact date of the Trojan horse using ..., United Kingdom - 3 hours ago
By Roger Highfield, Science Editor The exact date when the Greeks used the Trojan horse to raze the city of Troy has been pinpointed for the first time ...
Celestial clues may end ancient debate about eclipse in Odyssey, UK - 12 hours ago
"The sun has been obliterated from the sky, and an unlucky darkness invades the world." With these words from Homer's Odyssey, the seer Theoclymenus foresaw ...
Scientist settles debate on solar eclipse in Homer's Odyssey
Times Online, UK - 15 hours ago
New York Scientists have identified a string of astronomical references in Homer's Odyssey that could settle a long-running debate among classical scholars ...
Astronomical clues point to eclipse in Homer's 'Odyssey'
AFP - 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AFP) — Astronomical clues found in Homer's "The Odyssey" could help confirm a total solar eclipse when Odysseus returned home, ...
Is an eclipse mentioned in ancient Odyssey poem?
New Scientist (subscription), UK - 15 hours ago
An eclipse more than 3000 years ago may have been mentioned in Greek mythology. This image of a solar eclipse was taken from the former Mir space station on ...
Celestial Clues Hint At Eclipse In Homer's Odyssey
Science Daily (press release) - 13 hours ago
ScienceDaily (June 23, 2008) — Among countless other debates about Homer's Odyssey -- not the least of which is whether the entire poem can be attributed to ...
From the Wire
AlterNet, CA - 13 hours ago
An Oregon City woman who dated congressional candidate Mike Erickson seven years ago said she asked him directly whether he wanted to have a baby. ...
Astronomy sheds light on events in 'Odyssey'
Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN - 9 hours ago
By THOMAS H. MAUGH II, Los Angeles Times Using astronomical clues in Homer's "The Odyssey," researchers said Monday that they have dated a major event in ...

Turkish Press
Public 'confused on 2012 budget'
BBC News, UK - 16 hours ago
There is "confusion" among the public about the rising costs of the 2012 London Olympics, the head of the International Olympic Committee says. ...
Rogge says public 'confused' over London 2012 budget AFP
Olympic committee is optimistic about Beijing Swissinfo
Rio de Janeiro launches bid for Olympic Games Xinhua
Foreign Policy (subscription) - AFP
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Small North East companies competing for business benefits from ..., UK - 23 hours ago
THE latest London 2012 business engagement figures show that SMEs make up over 90% of the 280 companies from the North East registered on CompeteFor – the ...
£1bn deal to build 2012 Olympic Village venue faces collapse over ... Times Online
Spending watchdog says London 2012 planners need firm stance control The Canadian Press
Warning over 2012 Olympic budget BBC News -
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2012, the blame Games
Sunday Herald, UK - Jun 21, 2008
IN SCHOOLBOY Latin, "citius, altius, fortius" is the Olympic motto, meaning "swifter, higher, stronger". But as London's Old Etonian mayor, Boris Johnson, ...

Londoners help shape 2012 legacy
BBC News, UK - Jun 21, 2008
A large-scale model of the Olympic Park in east London is being used to generate ideas to shape its legacy. The first in a series of interactive roadshows

pending less on the Olympics would not just benefit taxpayers, it ..., UK - Jun 21, 2008
Dogs bark. Cats meow. Public sector infrastructure projects have vast cost overruns. So the mayor of London Boris Johnson pledge to keep the Olympics within ...

The Money Times
How Global Should the Internet Be?
BusinessWeek - 5 hours ago
Domain names are a sore point with nations who use alphabets other than Roman. Now, the group that oversees domain names is trying to translate by Jennifer L. Schenker Lest you think a UN meeting to discuss the future of the Internet would be a ...
ICANN to vote on new Internet domain names CNET News
Regulators may ease domain restrictions United Press International
Yahoo! Tech - Christian Science Monitor - AHN - G4 TV
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