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Do Crop Circles Generate Anomalous and Unusual Energies?

The news media have long portrayed the crop circle phenomenon as either real or a man made hoax. There is usually very little discussion of any other possibilities. However, if you take a careful look at the evidence, you’ll see that for as long as the phenomenon has existed, it has been accompanied by “just plain weird” side-effects. In the early days of crop circles, UFOs and flying discs were seen in and around newly-formed crop circles. This was the case in the Tully saucer nests of Australia in the late and 1960′s and early ’70′s. This type of association goes back for the last hundred years in the United States as is documented by Terry Wilson’s excellent The Secret History of Crop Circles. Another phenomena historically associated with crop circles are balls of light and other luminal anomalies. In a few cases, balls of light were seen just before crop circles appeared. Sometimes, the balls of light are seen after a crop formation is created as is the case in the video taken by Steve Alexander of the Milk Hill formation in 1990.

More recently, crop circles have been connected with camera and battery failure. Typically, people report that the cameras stop working or malfunction around crop circles. Batteries have been know to drain almost instantly. Most importantly, these electronic mishaps happen in man made formations. It is almost reminiscent of the type of things that are reported to happen to cars, such as engines stalling, that are near UFOs. How can such activity be explained?

Since we’ve had reports of such strange electrical occurrences for several decades and that such happenings are now well-documented, we should treat them as real. To explain theses electronic anomalies we should take a look at similar types of properties in the current scientific literature. Some processes and materials that also create battery failure and other unusual properties include superconductivity, liquid crystals, and metamaterials.

Superconductivity has been known to create battery failure as a result of tunnelling quasiparticles that are created as a by product of Cooper pairing electrons. These quasiparticles can tunnel through materials and go off into random directions sometimes causing short circuits. Perhaps crop circles are exhibiting some sort of high-temperature superconductivity whereby the wheat or other plant materials cease to act like insulators and instead become conductors of electrical current.

Another possibility is that the large-scale arrangement of the wheat stalks allows the formation as whole to act like big crystal collecting or channeling energy in new or unexpected ways. Perhaps the sunlight is getting converted into another frequency. Along these lines, it’s possible that the organization of all those plant stalks in a large pattern might create what is know as a metamaterial: ordinary materials with novel properties. These hybrid materials, engineered to be active at a nanoscale but exhibit unusual properties detectable by our senses, are capable bending light or creating room-temperature, unusual electric activity like graphene.

Whatever the ultimate explanation for crop circles’ weird effects, we’re likely to be puzzled by these strange phenomena for a long time.

What We Gain From Television

If there is any electronic appliance in a home that has become one of the basic necessities of men, that would be a television. Ever been to a household which has no television? Probably in a war zone or greatly deprived area but in a place where there is livelihood, chances are you’ll only find one house in the entire town without the well-loved television set. Some people criticize the attributes of a television set saying that watching TV is waste of time or just exposes the minors to inappropriate programs. However there are good and bad points in everything including watching the TV programs. The main advantage that we could gain from the invention of television set is the entertainment and amusement from watching various television programs.

In the recent years, there are only a few programs available for the general viewers. Apparently as the number of television channels and companies, including cable and satellite TV channels, have increased so did the variation of programs they offer to the viewers. Now, people of all ages can choose a program that would fit not only their age but their preference as well.

For the elders and seniors most especially and for other ages who like to keep updated on the current happenings in the world and society, TV News Programs are the ideal to watch. It is true that news updates can be gathered from radio broadcasts and newspapers but the television give a more in-depth and animated alternative in gathering those information. Some programs especially from cable networks tackle certain news more detailed and include various opinions from a number of people. Weather forecasts are especially watched by travelers and people who are always in motion. In the news there are also segments which discuss and mention foreign exchange rates and other industry news as well as celebrity bits.

Cartoons and animation programs are a catch for the children viewers and even young adults too. Because of this, it is appropriate to say that television sets are also babysitters. Televisions and cartoons are effective ways to keep the little ones preoccupied while you do your own chores and tasks. Just mind which programs the children watch to ensure that they only watch child-friendly programs.

Sports and sport-related programs are ideally for the male group of TV viewers but are not just limited to them. Other gender and age groups who have interest in sports can also watch these programs to keep updated on favorite game and team. Should you miss the live broadcast, sport channels replay the games on different schedules.

There are also informative programs that can be watched from the television such as fashion trends, culinary and cooking shows, programs exclusively for the latest trends in electronics and appliances and everything else that you can think of. Variety, game and reality shows too are popularly watched by various kinds of viewers. Televisions would not be complete without the movies, sitcoms and drama programs that are broadcasted over the TV systems. These programs are probably most watched by all viewers especially during prime time.

Ten Things to Remember While Travelling Abroad

The skies have opened up like never before. Air traffic has increased tremendously over the last decade. More and more people are travelling to an increasing number of destinations. The modern man has taken to travel for many reasons- for business, holiday or merely for the thrill of it. While all this is fine, as travel can broaden the mind like no school or college can, there are certain things that a traveller should remember while travelling abroad.

1. The first and most important thing to do is to make a copy of your travel documents like visa, passport etc. Keep one set in your hotel room and one set securely on your person. You don’t want to be lost in a foreign country without your papers. Also keep the phone number of the person to be contacted in an emergency.

2. Make sure you know where the local embassy of your country is located and the phone number of the local embassy

3. Read up on the country a bit before you reach its shores. Being aware of the local laws will help you to stay out of sticky situations.

4. Also be knowledgeable about the local culture. This will help you to not only understand the country better, but also will help you to blend in with the locals.

5. Dress as far as possible according to the local culture so that you are not attracting too much attention to yourself.

6. Learn the basic phrases in the language of the country you are visiting. This will help you to move about more easily.

7. Take all the medical precautions that you need before you travel. Vaccinations must be up to date and specific to the countries you are travelling to. Also carry with you a supply of medicines that you need for the trip.

8. Check whether you will be able to consume local food without any ill effects on your digestive system. Otherwise make plans for your meals.

9. Check on any travel advisory issued by your country for the places you intend to visit. Keep yourself up to date with the local news in the places you go to. Read the morning newspaper or watch local television news channel for news that may affect your travel plans.

10. Don’t carry expensive stuff with you or wear very expensive clothes or jewellery. You do not want to attract the attention of the local pickpocket.