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IN THE NEWS
What is God?
Physicist Says Time is an Illusion
Software, Property, & Civilization
People Near Death See Cords
Psychedelics for Scientific Exploration
What is the Most Important Invention?
Parallel Universes

Note: Many of the newest items on this web page accrete towards the bottom of this page, like layers of a pearl or the deposition of water-borne sediment.
Pickover Internet Encyclopedia of Hoaxes
Pickover Internet Encyclopedia of the Bible

Nuclear Physicists Hit Broadway
Can Humans be Made Immortal?
Time Travel for Nonscientists
Bin Ladin, Anthrax, and Transcendence
Jews in the Afterlife



Patent Granted for Hyper-Light-Speed Antenna

Patent Granted for Starship Propulsion Drive

Patent Granted for Communication by Quantum Entanglement


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TODAY'S PEOPLE

Carl Sagan
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John Brockman
Stephen Hawking
Clint Sprott


Alex Grey
Greg Egan
Isaac Asimov
Freeman Dyson
Cliff Stoll

Timothy Leary
Albert Einstein
Victor Stenger


Arthur C. Clarke
George Chesbro
Isaac Newton
Nikola Tesla
Nick Herbert
Martin Gardner
Daniel Dennett
Hugh Everett III


Transhumanist Natasha Vita-More
TODAY'S STORIES

Ronald Reagan, Isaac Asimov, and God?

LSD & The CIA?

What is the future of art?

What are your favorite mathematical constants? (More cool math here, here, here, here, and here.

A Surgeon's View: Alien Autopsy's Overwhelming Lack of Credibility

Levitating Frogs via Diamagnetic Field

Self-Replicating Molecules and the Meaning of Life

Is Time Travel Possible?

300 words that will get the CIA, FBI, and NSA to look at your web page?

REFERENCE

Encyclopædia Britannica
Every Encyclopedia
RefDesk.com
Math Quotes
Math Quotes 2
Math Equations Etc.
Geometry Center

Math Encyclopedia

Define 15,000 computer terms

Math Puzzles
Number Recreation
Math Quotations
Math Quotations 2
Translation
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Brain Hear
Brain Ethics
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Dozens of Mathematicians
Dozens of Scientists
Dead People Server
Totally Tesselated
Astrobiology
Space Daily
Computers&Graphics

Trevanian-Shibumi
J. K. Rowling
Stephen J. Gould

Robert Anton Wilson
Richard Dawkins
Bill Gates
James Gleick

Howard Rheingold
Edward de Bono
Douglas Hofstadter
Neal Stephenson

John Mack
Frank Tipler
HELENA P. BLAVATSKY
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SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
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Edwin Hubble
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Jean Piaget
Enrico Fermi
Bahá'u'lláh
Abdu'l-Bahá
Leonardo Da Vinci
Robert A. Heinlein
Bruce Sterling


Arthur C. Clarke

Chris Langan


TODAY'S BIG CONCEPTS

Do Black Holes Exist?

Is the Internet exactly like a living brain?

Floatation tanks and the brain?

What is the Anthropic Principle?

A quick proof of the existence of parallel universes?

Capital punishments of animals?

The "Singularity" and superhuman machine intelligence?

Can computers write novels?

Can physics be used to discover whether the world is a dream?

Is there evidence for extraterrestrials in the bible?

The latest thinking on the evolution of alien life.

An alien zoo?

  Who is Mary Toft?


Is there scientific evidence that dreams can predict future trends?


Could a foundation for the super-super smart change the world?

The mysterious truth about Roswell Rods or "Skyfish"?

What are the 30 most interesting sacred texts?

What is the Philadelphia Center for Religion & Science

Biblical Problems


UPI WIRE
UPI NATIONAL
UPI INTERNATIONAL
UPI LOCAL
REUTERS ROUNDUP
REUTERS SPOTLIGHT
REUTERS WORLD
REUTERS POLITICS
REUTERS BUSINESS
REUTERS ODD



COOL

Create a Mojo Universe

Manipulating insect larvae to produce art

Very cool mathematics
Fractal Tic Tac Toe
Quick Brain Booster
What is a meme?
Human-animal hybrids
Interactive math games
LSD & Futurism
Zazzle
LSD, Mind-Control, MK-Ultra
Strange News
Numerical Coincidences
Skepticism and Christianity
The Quest for God
Exapansionary Institute
Self-publishing
Mathematical Art
Savants
Astrobiology Messages
Math, Games, Puzzles
Digital Philosophy
CIA Factbook
ZDNET
New Scientist
MS TerraServer
Catholic Encyclopedia
Science & Spirit
Templeton Foundation
Nothingness
THE N'KISI PROJECT (Interspecies communication)
Abstract Strategy Game
Creature Fractals
Ethereal Loom
Cosmic Physics Dreams
Math Recreation
Abstract Games
What is the TimeShip Building?

Transubstantiation: 1 2 3 4 5 6
Dice paradox: 1 2
Drugs & God
Evolution is Fact
Catholicism & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Near Death
Psychedelics as Gnostic Catalysts
Buy a Zanti Misfit
Math Problems
The Future of Humanity
Exceptional Human Experience Network
Creationism is Wrong
10% Brains
Brains
Hexendrõcken and Beyond
Listen to your favorite SF author
Best Science Fiction Series Ever Written?
Lego Math Sculptures
Conway Life: 1 2
What is a Vampire Number?
Chicago Manual of Style
The faces of transcendence
Are Science and Religion Compatible?
Warp your mind

Create a Menger Sponge Fractal out of Business Cards


The Leakeys
Philo Farnsworth
Kurt Gödel
Dorian Devins
Rachel Carson
William Shockley
Alan Turing
John Keynes
Watson & Crick
Tim Berners-Lee
Bill Gates
Idei Nobuyuki
Steven Case
Craig Barrett
Louis Gerstner
Jerry Yang
Steve Jobs
Steve Ballmer
Nathan Myhrvold
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Bernie Ebbers
Paul Allen
Lawrence Ellison
Scott McNealy
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Richard Li
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Joseph Nacchio
Michael Bloomberg
Gerald Levin
Christos Cotsakos
John Romero
Carl Rosendahl
Henning Kagermann
Hasso Plattner
Massive Attack
Mary Meeker
Maita Aki
Hong Lu
Scott Dikkers
Jonathan Ive
Charles Zhang
John Doerr
Robin Hanson
Kevin O'Connor
Alan Ramadan
Louis Carlos Mendonca
Walter Mossberg
ZECHARIA SITCHIN
MITAR TARABICH
JOSYP TERELYA
Timothy Leary
LORI TOYE
GEORGE WASHINGTON
H.G. WELLS
Alvin Toffler
Isaac Asimov
John McCarthy



Dreams
What is a Wiki and Emergent Collaboration?
The hive project
Old Outer Limits, here: 1 2
Cosmic Questions: 1 2
Science Fiction Resources: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
What is fugu?
Infinity
Cool Education
Cool Math
Cool Fractal
Cool Art/Science
Flatland with Pictures
Strange Scientists
Fringe fanatic quide
Math, Spiders, Art
What is Generative Art?
Who is Haruki Murakami?
Top 100 Blogs: 1 2
New Directions in Science Fiction
Mind Upload: 1 2

Ten technologies for the next millennium?

How string theory will change your life in the next century

A new alien image every day

Who are the ten most evil people in history?

What are all the physical constants that shape the universe?

What is Schroedinger's Cat?

What is a "cryptorune"?



CARTOONS

Universal donor organ
Giant amoeba
Virtual Reality Milkman
Infernal wedgie machine
Death Ray Researchy
Uses for Old Microwaves
Uploading people
Mad Scientist Scams
Online Help
The Doughboy
Multiprocessing
Brain-In-A-Jar
Mad Scientist Shopping
Terrible Twos
Our Disembodies Ourselves
Laser Tag
Right Brain Thing
Mad Scientist Rooms
Exit Interview
Frankenstein's Surveillance Videos
Seven brains
Death Ray
Room Assignment
Monday Robots
Irresponsible Animals



INVENTIONS

ABC's Patently Weird Archives
About.com's
Weird Patents
Obscure Patents
Patently Absurd
Pretty Strange Patents
Worst Patents
The Inventions of Michael Flannigan
Totally Absurd


Innovative Technologies from Science Fiction

Unsolved Mathematics Problems
Phobias


Sushi Necklace

"The Matrix", "The Truman Show", Carlos Castaneda, philosophy, quantum physics, George Orwell, Pavlov, kundalini, and Alice in Wonderland, reality, synchronicity.

Life After Death

"Some Limits to Global Ecophagy by Biovorous Nanoreplicators, with Public Policy Recommendations"

The Grey Goo Problem
6 Billion Millennium Game
Singularity Watch
Matrioshka Brains

AFP Summary
Islamic republic wire
Kyodo wire
PR newswire
[Showbiz] pr wire
Showbizwire
U.S. Newswire
7am.com


BoingBoing
ABC News
AD Age deadline
Amer spectator
BBC
BBC AUDIO
BILLBOARD
BOSTON GLOBE
C-SPAN
Chicago trib
Chicago sun-times
Christian science
CNN
CNN Breaking

The Unbound Bible



Luis Alvarez
Frederick Banting
Christiaan Barnard
Jocelyn Bell
Charles Best
Niels Bohr
Wallace Carothers
Rachel Carson
Ernst Chain
Jean-Martin Charcot
Francis Crick
Charles Davenport
Lee de Forest
Albert Einstein
Alexander Fleming
Henry Ford
Jay Forrester
Rosalind Franklin
Sigmund Freud
Frieda Fromm-Reichmann
Jim Gates
Murray Gell-Mann
Joseph Goldberger
Harry Harlow
Stephen Hawking
Werner Heisenberg
Harry Hess
Dorothy Hodgkin
Arthur Holmes
Donald Hopkins
Abraham Maslow
Grace Murray Hopper
Edwin Hubble

JUST FOR YOU

Mathematical Mistakes
ANTIGRAVITY 1 2


BUILD A UFO
RAELIAN MotherSite?
Whitley Strieber's COMMUNION
Comets Risk to Earth
Hawaiian VOLCANO WATCH
Dolphins & U.S. Military
CIA's Page for Kids
Secret HAARP
MIND CONTROL
REVERSE SPEECH
Electro MIND CONTROL
Noah's Ark
ART BELL
JARON LANIER
Terence McKenna
Tim Leary's Brain

CHAOS TILES
DeoxyHyperDimension
Gravity Control
Ultra Difficult IQ Tests

Psychedelic Futurism   Daily Variety   D.C. Daybook   E!   Electronic media   Emergency net   Forbes mag   Fox news   Hill   H'wood Reporter   Insight mag   Jewish World Review   LA Times   Lucianne.com   Media Check   MSNBC   Muchmusic   NATION   National Enquirer   National Review   New Republic   NY Observer   NY Post   NY Times   Newsbytes   Newsmax   Newsweek   N. Korean news   Reason Mag   Roll Call   Sky News   Slate: papers   Star   Talkradio Daily   Time Mag   TV Shoptalk   [u.k.] Daily Mirror   [u.k.] Guardian   [u.k.] Independent   [u.k.] News of the World   [u.k.] Star   [u.k.] Sun   [u.k.] telegraph
[UK] Times   US News   USA Today   Village Voice   Wash Post   Wash Times   Weekly Standard   Worldnetdaily


THE FUTURE OF...


Business
Nanotechnology
War
Computers
Medicine
Publishing & Writing
Technology



ALIEN ABDUCTION
& THE MIND


Abduction stories
Internet interference
Debunker.com
NSA ESCHELON
SETI@home
SETI League

Very few can solve the
Alien Tiles puzzle.

Quantum Ocarina

Alien Fractals



FIRST CHAPTERS

Pickover books:

Surfing Through Hyperspace

Strange Brains and Genius

Time: A Traveler's Guide

Cryptorunes: Secret Codes

The Science of Aliens

Keys to Infinity

Others:
Barondes, Samuel: Mood Genes
Barthelme, F. and S.: Double Down
Bell & Strieber: Global Superstorm
Burroughs, William S.: Word Virus
Canin, Ethan: For Kings and Planets
Card, Orson Scott: Ender's Shadow
Crichton, Michael:Timeline
Dooling, Richard: Brainstorm
Edwards: Working From Home
Eliach, Yaffa: There Once Was A World
Englander: Relief of Unbearable Urges
Gates: Wonders of the Invisible World
Greene, John C.: Debating Darwin
Fricke, John: 100 Years of Oz
Heller, Joseph: Catch-22
Henley, Patricia: The Hummingbird House
Jones, Gayl: The Healing
King: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
King: Bag of Bones
Kolata, Gina: Flu
Malone, Michael S.: Infinite Loop
Mawer, Simon: Mendel's Dwarf
McPhee: Annals of the Former World
Moravec, Hans P.: Robot
Palahniuk, Chuck: Fight Club
Schor, Juliet B.: The Overspent American
Tyler, Ann: A Patchwork Planet




UNSOLVED CODES


CODEX SERAPHINIANUS

Voynich Manuscript

Golden Rune Contest

The Poe Code



DIMENSION

The Nth Dimension

Neural Net on the Internet

Internet Hoaxes

What is an iceworm?

Tolkien Society

Is Space Finite?

Stephen Hawking, The Big Bang, and God

Self-decorating Eggs

4-Dimensional Rubik's Cube



ASK THE EXPERTS

Ask any question, and get the answer from experts.

AllExperts   AskMe   EPinions   ExpertCentral   ExpertsExchange   Keen.com

More information on: Alexander Chislenko, Stanislaw Lem, George Gilder, Eric Drexler, Howard Bloom, Stuart Kauffman, Richard Dawkins, Kevin Kelly, Ilya Prigogine, Carl Sagan, Max More, Richard Feynman, Friedrich Hayek, Alan Turing, Galileo Galilei, Nicholas Copernicus, Charles Darwin, Rupert Sheldrake, Teilhard de Chardin, Hypatia, Vladimir Vernadsky, Christian de Duve, Kurt Goedel

Science/Transcendence
Black Hole Builder
Genesis
Cloning Jesus
Jesus Cloning
Patents & Trademarks
Zygomorphic

USING TECHNOLOGY TO EXPLORE MATHEMATICAL PATTERNS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN HAIRSTYLES

Encyclopedic Treasure Troves of Science

Neanderthals
God's Shortcomings


Finding God in Cyberspace

Bible Problems
Anthropopatheia
Bible Search

Purchase Alex Grey's fascinating & beautiful book Sacred Mirrors


Link Check

Rudy Rucker
Artifcial Life
Real Mazes
Chaos
Cellular Automata
Nanotechnology
Near-Death
Philp K. Dick 1
Philp K. Dick 2
God
Marijuana
Mathematics
Nanotechnology
Transrealism
Virtual Reality
Digital Sushi
Tai Chi

Pickover's African Masks and the Quest for Transcendence

FOCUS e-magazine
Theoretical Physics
HowStuffWorks
Literature Network
Brainpop
Habbo Hotel
Paradoxes

What is Chindogu?

Why do McDonald's Fries Taste So Good?

What is fractal art?

The Neurology of Spiritual Experiences: Death, God, Sex, and Love

What are MindProbe books?


What is docetism?

What is arianism?

What is a Logic Maze?

What is the Meru Project?

Metaphysics of Lava Lamps

How many of these bizarre mathematical constants do you know: Pythagorean triple constants, Rényi's parking constants, Golomb-Dickman constant, Lengyel's constant, Otter's tree enumeration constants, Pólya's random walk constants, Self-avoiding-walk connective constant, Feller's coin tossing constants, Hard square entropy constant, Pattern-free word constants, Klarner's lattice animal constant, Lenz-Ising constants, Lieb's square ice constant, Odlyzko-Rains constants?

How many of these unsolved mathematical problems do you recognize?

Homer Simpson Rubik's Cube

Lego Rubik Cube Solver

Rubik records
Life & Cosmos
Anthropic
Quintessence
Publishing on the Web
Math Constants
Recreational Math
Unworkable Devices
Famous Curves
MathWorld
Science & Spirit

How to Stop Machines Enslaving Humans

Noah's Ark: A Feasibility Study

Steven Grand Living Zorns 1 2 3 4 5 6

Belief-O-Matic

Interactive Robots, Snakes, Trains 1 2 3 4 5 6

Human Evolution
Alt.support.childfree
FusionAnomaly
Google Whack

Number Study Which numbers, from 1 to 1 million, are most common?

Wizard of Oz a metaphor for drug use?

Fimoculous
Disinfo
Two-headed moose fetus
Secrets of Monotheism
Proof of evolution
Art & Science
Pychedelic 1
Pychedelic 2
Neuroscience art
E-Primes
Fractals
Personality Test
Noah's flood
Cool Stuff
Writing & Web Design
Apocalyptic Powers
Time Travel
Cosmic Bets
Build a UFO

Percy Julian
The Leakey family
Henrietta Leavitt
Guglielmo Marconi
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Ivan Pavlov
Wilder Penfield
Max Planck
Ernest Rutherford
Jonas Salk
Erwin Schrodinger
William Shockley
B.F. Skinner
Roger Sperry
John Watson
Alfred Wegener
Steven Weinberg
Stephen Wozniak
Wilbur and Orville Wright

John Nash
James Halperin
Stephen Baxter


Picasso
Einstein
Gates
Freud
Copernicus
Hitchcock
James Joyce
Von Braun
Pope John XXIII
Gandhi
Curie
Sartre
Heisenberg
Kaku
Peter Russell
Vernor Vinge
Buckminster Fuller
Marvin Minsky
Linus Pauling
Robert Sawyer
Carl Djerassi
Marcus Borg
Alex Mcleod
Karen Armstrong




FAVORITE FEMALE MATHEMATICIANS

Maria Agnesi   Nina Bari   Mary Cartwright   Alice Chang   Gabrielle Chatelet   Grace Young   Gertrude Cox   Irmgard Flügge-Lotz   Sophie Germain   Christine Hamill   Caroline Herschel   Grace Hopper   Hypatia   Sof'ja Janovskaja   Carol Karp   Sofia Kovalevskaya   Ada Lovelace   Sheila Macintyre   Ruth Moufang     Hanna Neumann   Emmy Noether   Rósa Péter   Helena Rasiowa   Mina Rees Julia Robinson   Charlotte Scott   Mary Somerville   Alicia Stott   Lorna Swain   Olga Taussky-Todd   Karen Uhlenbeck   Anna Wheeler




FANTASTIC FONTS & PATTERNS

Fonts   Fonts   Fonts   Gif Tools   Fonts   Fonts   Fonts   Icons   Colors   Wallpaper   CoolText   Banners   Banner_Blindness   How_People_Read_Web   WebRings   Backgrounds   Counters   Counters   Gifs   Buttons   Buttons   Sounds  



PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

The Tarragon Catastrophe (Alien)

F-18 in transonic flight, with visible shock waves.

Pion-muon death cycle

Super-Kamiokande - 9000 neutrino eyes

Reflections around a dark matter detector

Islamic Symmetry

Gallery of Optical Realities

Fractal Dream

Picture Gallery of Famous Physicists

Exponential Art
Photo Search
Photo Search
Stock Photography: Can Stock Photo





"RODS" INFO CENTER

"Rods," also known as "skyfish," are a newly discovered race of flying creatures that some say are from other dimensions. Sounds crazy, but here is the evidence. Real or fake? Breaking stories:

Rods  Rods   Rods   Rods   Rods





Look Forward

Miracles 1
Miracles 2
Future Void
Extended, Eternal Life
Kristin's Rubik's Cube
Time Travel Suicide
Move Robotic Face
Conway Puzzles
Mystery Zen Pattern
Math Toys

Geometry & Near-Death Experience

AntColony.org
Skeptic Ring
Puzzle Ring
Patent Horrors
CurlyBot Toy
Computer Comics
Sundial Patent

Odd Science
Garadiavolo
Book a Minute
End of the Internet
Urban Legends
More Alien Autopsy
Hoaxes
Boundary Institute
Scientium
Darwin-Future
Mind-Uploading
God & The Simpsons

Proof of the non-existence of God

Electronic Universe

Thomas Pynchon
Alien Life
Ugly Stickers
Technology
Evolution
FeedMag

The Computer of 2010
How Googol Works
Anthropic
Origin of Life
Is There a Meaning Behind Existence?

Artificial Intelligence
Space Dreams

Cosmythology: Is the universe fine-tuned to produce us?

Soul
Ken Wilber
Mathematics
Chaotic Attractors
Alien Zoo
Goedel Starves
Maze
Asimov on Writing
HyperOrg
Richard Rhodes
Nanotech
Chess variant
Biochip
Translate anything
Too Many Bishops
Fibonacci Chess
Infinite Chess

Five Technologies to Change Your Future

Ten Technology Trends

MemePool
Hard books made easy


Mega High IQ Girls

High IQ Society for Christians

The most exclusive society in the world: IQ over 196

High IQ



What is the name of any big number?

Are Psychedelics Useful in the Practice of Buddhism?

Can one use Psychedelics to Solve Technical and Scientific Problems?

The Metaphysics of Zombies

What is Panpsychism?

What is the Future Singularity?

Freeman Dyson on the future

What was God doing before the Big Bang?

Are
cellular automata truly living entites?

What is a Matrioshka Brain?

What is Artificial Intelligence?

Weird Rubik's Cube
Weird Rubik's Cube
Magic Tesseracts
Fourth Dimension
Magic Squares
E-BOMB
Skeptic Bible
Bible
Eating Insects
Global Consciousness

Satan in World Trade Center

Fiorella Terenzi
Chicken Cruelty?
Out of Body

Human Extinction by 2040

Clarke Puzzles
Aha! Puzzles
Where is God?
KleinBottle Hat
Codes in Pi

Reality, Many Worlds

Profound Questions
Writer's Resources
Print On Demand
How to See God
Why I left Islam

Jehovah's Witnesses & Blood Martyrs

The Universe is a Gravistar

Palindrome 1 2 The Unreasonable Utility of Recreational Mathematics

Prime Number Calculator
Global Ideas Bank
Kenn Brown Art



AQUATIC APE
U.S. Navy SPAWAR
Richard Hoagland
EARTH PULSE 7.83 Hertz
TIME TRAVELLERS Speak
Cat Patent
Web Hoaxes
Fractals
Strange Religions
Final Meals


MORE BIG CONCEPTS

What is the chance that intelligent alien life exists?

The boundaries of insanity

Richard Dawkins, artificial life, and creationism



MY FAVORITE CURVES

Astroid   Bicorn   Cardioid   Cartesian Oval   Cassinian Ovals   Catenary   Cayley's Sextic   Circle   Cissoid of Diocles   Cochleoid   Conchoid   Conchoid of de Sluze   Cycloid   Devil's Curve   Double Folium   Dürer's Shell Curves   Eight Curve   Ellipse   Epicycloid   Epitrochoid   Equiangular Spiral   Fermat's Spiral   Folium   Folium of Descartes   Freeth's Nephroid   Frequency Curve   Hyperbola   Hyperbolic Spiral   Hypocycloid   Hypotrochoid   Involute of a Circle   Kampyle of Eudoxus   Kappa Curve   Lamé Curves   Lemniscate of Bernoulli   Limacon of Pascal   Lissajous Curves   Lituus   Neile's Parabola   Nephroid   Newton's Parabolas   Parabola   Pearls of de Sluze   Pear-shaped Quartic   Plateau Curves   Pursuit Curve   Quadratrix of Hippias   Rhodonea Curves   Right Strophoid   Serpentine   Sinusoidal Spirals   Spiral of Archimedes   Spiric Sections   Straight Line   Talbot's Curve   Tractrix   Tricuspoid   Trident of Newton   Trifolium   Trisectrix of Maclaurin   Tschirnhaus' Cubic   Watt's Curve   Witch of Agnesi



MIND-SHATTER

Why do most Christian churches reject the mysterious Gospel of Thomas?

Nanotechnology

What is the Uncertainty Principle?

The Origins of the Devil?

BrainCruncher

Construct a walking creature

Top 100 books in libraries

Top 100 books of the century

Top 100 books of the century

Top 100 books of the century

Strange & Wonderful Books

Stranger & Wonderful Books

Computer Top 50

Top Science Books

Top Science Fiction

Amazon.com Top 100

Top Religion

Top Technical

Top Web Searches

Top Web Searches

Biography.com

Experts.com

BookSearch

Women Astronomers

If you could recommend just one book for everyone in the world to read, which book would you choose?

Other Favorite Books




If future humans ever develop methods for altering past events, then perhaps they would be trying to send us a message from the future. Technology should be sufficiently advanced for a future researcher to insert a message inside this frame:
________________
We await the appearance of a message.




FeeJee Mermaid, Piltdown Man, Mary Toft, Unicorn Skeleton, Cardiff Giant, Alien Autopsy, Cottingley Fairies, The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, Tasaday People

Who are the mysterious Nephilim? Would you consider apocatastasis a pleasurable experience? What would you do if you met an archimandrite coming out of your local mall?

Web-Brain   Einstein's-Brain  

Faster-than-Light Travel Confirmed

"What does floccinaucinihilipilification mean?"

Bizarre & Beautiful PCs

Each dot takes you to another reason why we exist:


What will life be like in the year 3000? Click a dot and find out:


TherapeuticTouch   Skeptic.com   Cool_Astronomy

Bizarre Picture of Woman Found in the Digits of Pi

How much information is produced in the world each year

Semiconductor Physics Taught by Britney Spears

Odd Time Capsule

See a list of web-page URLs your browsers were viewing just before accessing Pickover.com! Impossible but true.


In my book Computers, Pattern, Chaos, and Beauty, I discuss the scientific use of cartoon faces. See demos here.

Omniputer
Guinness Records
Biomorph1   Biomorph2

Glass Klein Bottles
Numbers   Numbers   Plastic.com   InfoTech  

In my book Keys to Infinity, I discuss the thermodynamics of curlicues. Experiment here: Curly Math  

Quantum  
Shadow Worlds  
Baez Math
Fun Math
Kurzweill AI

Alien lifeform


Click a dot for miracles:


Who are the Rephaim? Click a dot:


What are the Cu Chi Tunnels?

What are EulerNet Numbers?

Everything you wanted to know about The Square Root of 2

Who do humans find most attractive?



Nominated as the strangest web page on the Internet:
Abductee 43

Mathematical Snow Scupltures
Interview with God
Nasa Images
Mandalas
Chalmers infinity puzzle

Are the digits of Pi random?

Straight Dope
Near Death
Tridigital Squares
Puzzles
Ascendogram
Isograms
God Big Bang
Factor Numbers
Connie Willis Passage

Who is Tatiana Cooley, and why is her mind so special?

Mind of the Future

Can Androids feel pain?

Fredrick Pohl predicts the Future

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