Category Archives: weirdness

Tortilla! Spanish eggs and potatoes… thoughts on “The Forum”

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Tortilla – a wonderful, easy to make stove-top egg and potato dish from Spain, and I remember some friends who went through a 3-day “personal development” course called “The Forum.” Weird stuff.

Unearthly San Luis Valley, where “the veil is thin”

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The San Luis Valley – stretching from Taos, New Mexico to Salida, Colorado – is home to the Great Sand Dunes, the Blanca Massif, the birthplace of Jack Dempsey, and more “high strangeness” than you’re likely to find anywhere else in the world. This week, we dip deep into the weird.

The concealed genius of Michael Weber

Michael Weber, as remarkable a person as I've ever met.

You’ve never heard of Michael Weber, but he is always the smartest person in the room, and the most remarkable person I’ve ever met. A brief excursion into magic, mind-reading, and an amazing talent who fiercely masks his genius.

Science on (and over) the edge – Three geniuses with guts

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A personal tribute to Francis Crick, David Bohm, and John Mack for risking their careers stretching the envelope of science: directed panspermia, the implicate order, and alien encounters.

Crazy Contrails over midcoast Maine – the followup report

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What were all those weird contrails doing over us Friday, April 25? I dug into a bit, and came up with… well, it’s worth taking a look.

Mixed Grill, Chemtrails over the Midcoast?, and a great Bloody Mary

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A sampling of offbeat and funny moments on the road, a spooky sky over the Midcoast with contrails going every whichaway, and a perfectly healthy and delicious Bloody Mary recipe.

Contact!, SETI, the “Wow” Signal of ’77, wild and weird New Mexico

The VLA in tight "D" formation. Three arms of tracks are each 13 miles long. (photo by Ned White)

What is New Mexico, anyway? A kind of sprawling “grand opera” of science, mystery, ancient tradition, and persistent puzzlement – seen through the lenses of wild-eyed physicists, dedicated astronomers, legions of New Agers and light-workers, centuries-old Spanish, Pueblo, and nomadic Indian cultures…