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  1. IbisNibs


    One bit of lore about sapphires: they're supposed to create a bond of love between the giver and the recipient.
  2. ramonmercado

    Geological Curiosities

  3. O

    Antarctica: Oddities; Discoveries; Mysteries

    According to my now extinct Sony Clie PDA (and now I see a linked BBC article on Fortean's home page), the marine districts of Antarctica may be the source of all marine life. Now, as far as I am concerned, the actual implications of this are rather monumental. If all marine life originated in...
  4. M

    Can Animals Predict Earthquakes?

    [edit: I thought this deserved its won thread - it was split off from "Earthquake Prediction Advances": www.forteantimes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=12689 Link is obsolete. The current link is: https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/earthquake-prediction-advances.12689/ where you can...
  5. Kondoru

    Diamonds: Natural, Synthetic & Simulated

    a fastinating subject in itself. how are they made? what is the difference between synthetic and simulated?
  6. K

    Andes Earthquakes & UFOs

  7. M

    Earthquake Prediction Advances

  8. rynner2

    Volcanos / Volcanoes

    Now that Mount Etna is erupting again (brilliant satellite photos on the link) it seems a good time to ask whether there are any good Fortean stories about volcanoes. Or have we become so used to the scientific descriptions of them that they no longer have an other worldly aura? Certainly in...
  9. harlequin2005


    [Emp edit: A general purpose earthquake thread. Threads dealing with more specific topics: Bam: Link is obsolete. The current link is: https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/bam.12536/ Afghanistan: Link is obsolete. The current link is...
  10. A

    Does China Have An Earthquake Device?

    doesn't it seem that there have been too many earthquakes in politically sensitive areas recently to be accounted for by chance? Taipei, several in Afghanistan, and New York state. There's no direct evidence for an earthquake machine, but some very interesting circumstantial evidence...
  11. A

    Earthquakes Influence Civilisation

    There have been quite a few threads on this forum regarding the pressures that drove the development of early civilisations. According to this Amos Nur, a Stanford University professor, earthquakes may have been an important factor in historical change. The article states: 'Nur's research on...
  12. A

    Afghan Earthquake - Bombing Link?

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/afghanistan/story/0,1284,661655,00.html There was a severe earthquake in Afghanistan in the last few days. This happened while the US were busy playing with shiny new toys in their attempts to deal with enemy forces dug in in caves...