Sunday, December 31, 2006

Random Bits from Winter Break, Part II: Year End Round-ups Redux

Some more end-of-the-year lists and essays

Greg Bishop has listed what he thinks are the 20 most important dates in UFO history.

Part 1

Part 2

These dates on a mix of cases, but also on developments in what composes the most high profile elements of ufo lore, especially those surrounding the government. As Greg Bishop notes, he is somewhat biased on this, being the author of Project Beta: The Story of Paul Bennewitz, National Security, and the Creation of a Modern UFO Myth. I just got a copy of this book for Xmas, so I hope to be reading it in the near future. Anyway, his important dates list is

Not directly related to UFOs or other Spooky issues, New Scientist offers their list of some of the strangest and most amazing inventions of the year. Well, the invisible drone might have something to do with UFOs.

And Archaeology Magazine lists the top ten discoveries in archaeology in 2006. It's been a very good year.

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