Forty Days and
(Bustle) – That’s how
long Venus is
retrograde, every time. Any connections with all the other
religion and myth? Maybe...
– So maybe Pluto’s a planet after all, maybe even the Moon,
and a hundred more
locals...does just saying it really make it so?...
New Moon Ritual
(WellAndGood) – Well,
it’s all the
rage, try it yourself, focus for the coming month...
If the Moon
Were Destroyed (Forbes)
– Unlikely, but it wouldn’t be good...this seems to be a
meme, for some
(Phys.org) – Is our Moon really
another planet? Astrologers used to
be the only ones to treat it that way, as scientists laughed, but now...
– With Trump in it? No, say astrophysicists, it’s the real
cycle of oppression says one
System (UW) –
Proof of resonance transition with Mars, when dinosaurs walked the
the video, avoid collisions...
Living) – A new Downunder hotel is dedicated to your personal
– How can approaching meteor noise go faster than actual sound
this is how, or...
Secrets of the
What does it take to coach an NFL team to victory? Earth signs, to
says new astrological research...
Story) – “Science Guy” Bill Nye compares Trumpery
to astrology, a seriously
ignorant cheap shot...but then, how would he know?...
Planet X to Hit
Universe) – Well, a piece of it, maybe, but still...
(TimeOut) – Full Moon festivities are
becoming a real happening thing, all over...
Stonehenge In Sicily (MNN) – Who’d have
Complete with aligned menhir and focal tunnel for the Sun...
Direct (Business Insider) – No retrograde
planets for a whole 28 days and it’s already started! What does
it all mean?
Rather not as positive-foot-forward as this is speculating, we think,
watch the news...
Rogue Nine (Space.com)
– Could the mystery
planet lurking nearby be a cosmic wanderer, roped in?...
Comeback (Daily Dot) – That would be
Twitter, Facebook, you name it, with a new twist and attitude...
(Space.com) – Instead of being born
of one big collision, now maybe Luna came from lots of little ones, all
Sounds of Stonehenge (BBC) – The
megamonument was more
than an astro-observatory, it had a unique, resonant
“voice” of its own...
Telegraph) – All kinds
of things happening upstairs, on the
A Star is
– A “red nova”, a stellar event the likes of the Star
of Bethlehem may be on
its way, between 2018 and 2020, for the first time predicted ahead of
time, see graphics...and, video here...
Logjam (ANS) –
More on research parameters and disillusioned devotees-turned-debunkers
Dean (and Susan Blackmore, in another context), where previous focus
testing (often clueless) practitioners instead of potential
underpinnings of astrology
Astrologers, Modern Times (Ancient
Origins) – What would starcasters of old have had to say
Anxious About the
Times) – The Subcontinent is equally at dis-ease about
what’s up this year,
flocking to fortunetellers of all kinds...
– What’s next? Now that pioneering Gauquelin work is
getting more, credence,
maybe more statistics...
Virtuous Cycle (Business Insider)
– We love
cycles, but is this really one?...
(NY Times) – Yet another huge,
granite astronomical observatory, where only total primitives were ever
to have been...and speaking of Amazons, at the original Stonehenge, the
Time and Gravity (Wired) – Quantum
unearth the real nature of time...
– Weather kicks up reproduction a notch, whether full Moons do or
Partying (The Sun)
– The riotous full Moon party is back on, after a hiatus...more
Days (Economist) – Historical
eclipse records from ancient astrologers disclose our slowing spin...
– Another economic cycle set peering down into the 2020 vortex...
for Thought (American
Thinker) – Are historical
cycles a thing, really? Especially those rounded anniversaries?...
(Goldseek) – Here’s an economic view of
the coming spin we’ve been talking about...
Weird Moon (Slate) – Nice long Slate
article on how the Moon got its
tilt, among other interactions...
– Here’s an old chestnut, rephrased, it was a
Savings Twins (ANS)
– Time change can switch who’s older, or seems to be...
Than Stonehenge (Mysterious Universe) – And it’s right
next door, who know what it was used for...circular concentric
Moon Sex Festival
(ScienceAlert) – On the Great Barrier
Reef, the largest surge of mating juices in the world, all driven once
a year by
the full Moon...
Astrologer Should Have Warned Me
(FirstPost) – About note-exchange
money crisis, so he’s suing him...
Universe) – Newly-unearthed
Stonehenge-size stones in
Kazakhstan may have been erected by flocking Huns...
Heart (MIT) –
That’s Pluto, a hidden, water ocean no less...
the Boat (ANS) – Seems
astrologers also got
blindsided by Trump...except, of course, for
(MIT) – This kid has figured a way to
keep yet another part of the sky from falling on us...
Mad Moon Down
Under (The Age)
– In Brisbane, at full Moon they foam at the mouth and run, and
believe, yes they do...
Moon (Sky and Telescope)
Supermoons happen all the time, but this one’s the fattest in 69
Matter Meets the Light (d-ipt)
– If you see gravity as
relative, dark matter
vanishes...as it would with temporal dimensionality...
Genetics (Daily Mail) – If a gene can
make you more sensitive to solar cycle, might this apply to planetary
sensitivity in general?
Exercise (JPL) – What
if the real
actually going to really fall? The government has a real plan, sort of,
they’re practicing how to do it...
Up (Space.com) – The rings of
Saturn, true to form, may
be from dwarves
it chewed up, keeping the mangled remains...
(Statesman, others) – Astrologers misbehaving
again, from elephant pearls (!), to flag
– Early Earth may
had a totally horizontal tilt, which would have made signs and seasons
extreme thing, indeed...
– That’s what may have
happened to our earlier brothers and sisters, Earth’s young
siblings cast into
– Now, when the writing seems clearly
on the wall...could have been done months ago...[and they all got it wrong, anyway]
Above, So Below (CBS)
Weatherwise, in this case, as NASA connects space weather with local
(ANS) – Argentine hospital using
astrology for therapy...
Sun’s not behaving
right, planets have wrong
ratios, must be the
Old Data, New
– The Gauquelin research reanalyzed using new methodology...
(Space.com) – Yet another dwarf,
Express) – It’s a dangerous life for starcasters on the
– How the explorer fooled
the natives with a blood Moon eclipse...”that navigatin’,
Hillary’s Time (ANS) –
Her birth time, that is.
Nobody has it, except that maybe it was 8 AM (Scorpio rising), or 8 PM
(Gemini). No word from her staff...
on the Sun (Science
Daily) – Do planetary tugs help drive the sunspot cycle? An
astrological speculation creeps into science...
Universe) – New archaeo-sky observatory discovery suggests
Poles may not
come from Slavic roots, but from Celtic...maybe that explains all those
Dem Bones, Dem
Bones (JSTOR) –
Ancient Chinese had a bone divination system that makes astrology look
A Solar Storm
Near You (UM)
– Coming soon, a local
forecast that will
tell you if your neighborhood is under bombardment, making folks crazy,
The Heart of Pluto
(Brown) – More astonishing
an undercover ocean with the makeup of the Dead Sea...
No Dark Matter?
(Case) – Could be imaginary, just
another set of fundamental natural laws...
(CFA Harvard) – Wondering if that
Earth-killing asteroid is waxing nigh, or simply flying by? Now
there’s a public place to keep tabs on all of them...
– Yet another study linking earthquakes to phase of the Moon...
The Moon Is Our Mantle
(WUSTL) – We are covered in Moon-stuff,
from the beginning...
– Well, here’s another mariner with a physical basis theory
solar EM interaction. We favor the
approach, but it could be
a little of both, as Johndro
Waiting for the
Spots (Huff Post)
– As this sunspot cycle declines, speculation about a general
the rhythm. Do we know what comes next, or not?...
(Indian Express) – In a
child-unfriendly world, listening to an astrologer can bring on lethal
the Numbers (Marie
Claire) – Here’s a whole company that uses astrology
personality subsets to relate the staff to each other...
– Lunar cycle linked to cattle births...
Stars for Youth
(Economic Times) – Startups are
adopting astrology services, surprisingly driven by the youth market,
older Subcontinentals as expected...
Bites The Dust (Latino
Fox) – The perils of the profession: famous Columbian-born
dead in apparent Cancun murder, while Brit starcaster Jonathan
seems to be tied to another kind of dust...
Family of Nine (ExtremeTech) – A
new-found outer planetoids point closer toward massive, unknown Number
The sound of the Sun, eight octaves deep...
Weather (Daily Mail)
– Well, a little bit, anyway, where it gets shady...but if you
butterfly effect, maybe that means everything...
Very, Very Dark
(Keck) – A whole galaxy that is 99.9%
“dark matter”...might we be looking at
it from the wrong temporal angle?...
Bomb Shakes Earth
(BBC) – Yes we do resonate, and finally
it’s getting measured...
Review) – Business cycles aren’t financial cycles and
they’re all different
across the ocean...astrological cycles may be simpler...
under Dark of Moon (Austin
Chronicle) – Well, someone has to do something to make
the Skies (LiveScience)
– They were better at doing that than we were, a long time ago...
– Can a Sunburst kill the “Cloud” in which our
increasing collective memory
It Ain’t Easy
(ANS) – Being an astrologer, but not
as hard as it used to be...it’s all about expectations...
Balmy Venus (Time) – The planet of love may once
have been much more like we choose to imagine her symbolically: lush,
Mail) – Another one, that morphed...
– Astrologer accused of murder gobbles gems in alleged suicide
Sun Storm (AGU)
– But for some hipper-than-usual scientists, 1967 solar storm
(LA Times) – Sunflowers naturally
track the sky, even at night...for those of us who have forgotten how,
Hard to Stamp
– That would be astrology and other related
“superstitions” on the
Subcontinent. Atheist legislator is having a hard time because there
too many to accurately enumerate and define...
Old and Cold
(New Scientist) – Or, too hot...our
planet has a limited lifespan during which life is supportable...
(Space.com) – That’s Jupiter’s Red
Spot, it’s cooking. And if astrology
about wave forms, here are two of them, in action...
(Daily Mail) – Turns out Mayan temples
didn’t just orient themselves to the stars, they also were
(Daily Mail) – New investigations of how
Vikings traced the Sun and navigated in the northern mists with our favorite
gemstone...which you can try for yourself...
(JPL) – Largest dwarf planet Ceres
(look it up in your charts) may be surreptitiously covering up its
planet on the move...
(Miami Herald) – Of the world, if Donald
Trump is elected, says veteran Latino astrologer Walter Mercado. The
Magic Twelve (Medscape) – The
attraction of astrology-like
concept of twelvefold
completion even leaks into chemotherapy...and maybe not always for the
(Popular Mechanics) – Why don’t the
inclinations of the main planets
line up with the Sun’s equator? Could be the elusive #9...
(ANS) – The Prince of Wales lends his
imprimatur to the ancient study of the stars...
PhaseQuakes (SFCBS) – The phase of
the Moon could shake
you up, according to new
If The Moon
Science) – This is becoming a meme...reasons to love Luna...
(Ancient Code) –
Not new news, but one we missed...from the days when everybody did
beneath the sky...
Lunar Wound (Brown) – The
“Man in the Moon” has a
black eye, from a big hit...
(Forward) – Five lunar connections to
Jewish beliefs, from the calendar on...
(NY Daily News) – Nice roundup on
America’s wildest card by astrologer Lynn Hayes...
(Graphics) – Zodiac glyphs and
illustrations are notably boring and hackneyed...here are some creative
Changing Horses (Daily Mail) – In
midstream yet, all
because of an astrology reading...
(CFHT) – Our solar system is getting ever-more crowded... click
on the photo
for a nice view of just how...plus a view of
(MalcomsAnomalies) – Not astrological per
se, but helps put into clear
relief where the horoscope begins (and the subsequent development of
Ban, or Not (The Hindu)
– In the home of the
star-smitten, another round of debate rages whether to banish a
– Well, here’s one form of treatment that is at least
– Sacred spaces with limited sky view featured high-focus view of
Captured Planet (DailyGalaxy) –
still-at-large giant Planet Nine be a runaway captive, snagged by our
Over The Moon (ANS)
– Identical cows born at different times appear to follow their
(Brown) – An ocean sloshing about on
Pluto, today??! Amazing...
(AGU) – What lurks above...our sister
Venus was stripped and ripped of all her water by this little horror...
Missing (NOAA) – Can’t
see it for the night lights, and that actually disrupts life down
Guide to the Galaxy (Mysterious
Universe) – That would be the ancient Greek mystery
device, more broadly interpreted...
The Path To
Nine (Agencia) – A
host of trans-Neptunian objects may point to the searched-for mystery
Death from the
Sky (Mysterious Universe)
– Ancient cultures around the world share tales of incidents when
destruction on below...what, and when, are the questions...
Our Own Little
Asteroid Moon (JPL) –
It circles us, in our orbit, an actual candidate for the likes of
(Mysterious Universe) – We’ve long
said the planets’ wavelengths are what affects us...stars have
them, too, and
here’s a listen to several...
– Now they say the whole thing was moved from Wales, or that it
was the gonads
of something even larger, and, and...
(Inquisitr) – She’s worth having
around, after all, say scientists...
Business Prepared... (GlobalRiskInsights)
-- ...for a hit from the sky? It’s not just cyberattacks from
humans that could
shut you down...
Tussle (Times of
Israel) – An astrologer predicts the end, a cleric punches
him out for
it...all on live TV...
Like A Lava
Lamp (JHUAPL) – That’s Pluto’s heart, which
continues to amaze...
Kind of a Drag
(Telegraph) – That’s what Stonehenge
was, according to new experiment...the astrological center was simply
into place on sleds...
(Huff Post) – Both kids and adults
seem to have trouble sleeping at full Moon, whether they can see the
More speculation on a big one hanging around our neighborhood, from the
who helped demote Pluto...
the Grave (Daily
Mail) – The prematurely-passed Daily
Mail starcaster passed on a message that he wants his nephew to
Weather Danger (Washington
Post) – New cruises in the High Arctic could find themselves
If The Moon
– Or just vanished. The results would be catastrophic...which
consider that the effects of astrology may be as much about
maintaining things as causing change...
Poles To Heaven
(LiveScience) – Prehistoric gateway
to the sky among Amerindians...
Right Spin (AIP) – We’ve
got it, and that’s an
(UTA) – A poem by the elusive muse of
Lesbos, dated by its celestial description...
(ANS) – The best thing a wise
astrologer can do may be to keep silent, unless asked...
(ESA) – North America is getting less
magnetic, Asia more, and fast...does this tell us something?..
Astrology is about planets being in dynamic resonant exchange. It
other systems do it even better than ours...
Dwarf (JPL) – Third-largest, and
planet in our own system...who knew?...
Press) – Floating planets in a cathedral, in a Mystery
Astrologers Agree... (Complex)
-- ...that things are awful. An example of many recent articles
about too much retro...
– Arrow of time, or multiverse,
or...?...this has got to be
the cleverest science/music video of the year...
of the Fray
(Guardian) – After the premature demise
of UK astrologer Jonathan Cainer, who’s left standing? And
who’s next, makes
The Moon Leave Us?
(Pravda) – And what will happen when it
Big Wind (AGU)
– Pluto puts up stiff resistance to the solar wind, in a unique
– The former Daily Mail astrologer is
no more, from a heart attack at 58...
Mirror) – Astrologer claims bookies tapped into his site,
wanted to know
the future for sports odds-making...
Post) – Real storms from above could cripple us, and now
Congress is taking
(Nature World) – Something to look
forward to...it’s estimated that alien civilizations in the sky
already existed, but they’re long out of business...
(Crikey) – Distant planet, distant
moon, the more you look, the more you find...
(djsadhu) – Yes, we move in a spiral,
everything does...check the other different YouTube videos that follow
engaging visual approaches...
– Astrology gets put down a lot, but can you believe the
debunkers? Here’s why
Sleepy-Wakey (Science Daily)
– Women are more sensitive to
shifts...is it the Moon?...
(NIExpress) – More
C-sections because astrologers
are choosing birth
time?...haven’t heard this one for a few years...
(New Republic) – This sounds like an
infrasound terrestrial phenomenon, but it could be ultrasound
– Here’s what to do when it’s raining retrogrades,
of Mercury (Sky and Telescope) – The
cazimi Mercury is on its way...watch the Sun (carefully) to see it...
Care) – It may or may not be
proveable, but ER folks firmly believe the full Moon brings more
Popular (Times of India) –
is biggest astrology site, or claims to be...
(ABC) – Like planetary influences,
and brain magnetism, the cues that engineer sleep-time shifts
It’s takes tiny tweaks, not big changes, to make major
(UniverseToday) – We put the brakes
on the Moon, so when will it return the favor?...
Wobble Trouble (Maritime Exec)
– The Earth’s real
axis (not the normally wide-ranging magnetic poles) has taken a sudden
(Cantechletter) – Does the full Moon
affect kids’ sleeping patterns? No, but yes, it would appear...
Breed Sweet Life (RawStory)
– As their crystals heat up approaching a star (like the Sun)
they start to
synthesize sugars, like a vat of home brew...
Call All The Shots (Gulf
News) – In West Bengal politics...officeholders (and seekers)
don’t make a
move without a glance at the stars...
Affected by the Full Moon? (Field
Stream) – Why so long in asking? So many questions, so little
and Bust (SeekingAlpha) –
Economic cycles are swinging more
intensely, and note
the graph, it’s the Jupiter wave we’ve been talking about,
and its hard aspects
Than Tides (CNRS) – Mother Moon
may affect us lots
more than we thought...by keeping us hot (yes!), it may maintain our
field that keeps out deadly space winds...
Giant (Microcap) – Jupiter just ate
splashy – part of its symbolism we forget, demonstrated: it
(National Geographic) – Volcanic
tunnels, big enough to live in...perfect discovery for a
The Sky Is
– That seems to have been a problem, over the years, and the
lingers...but just when, actually, did it?...
(SETI) – Saturn’s rings and icy moons
may be new, in planetary terms, from when our own dinosaurs were in
(NASA) – Arctic ice reveals shift of
lunar axis way back...
(Huff Post) – That would be Donald
Trump, according to 10-year-old wise beyond his years. Cruz, like the
Kasich, like the Earth. But this kid is actually feeling the Bern...
Darkness in the
– Re: Easter...was the darkness during the day of Christ’s
crucifixion a solar
eclipse, as the Greek text seems to say? Probably not, but that
eclipse may tell yet another tale...
– He covered a lot, much of which has come to pass, and the rest,
(Forbes) – That would apply to half the
planets in the universe, according to the latest. “Rogue”
home stars are everywhere, but invisible...
(PhysOrg) – Double cycle interplay is
warming things up...
Clean (Science News)
– The big planet cleaned our clocks before migrating further out
to become our
and Menhirs (ATA)
– The way to the next world was through Cygnus and Orion for
Neolithic French made do with a monster menhir...
Planets Hit Each Other? (Forbes) – Well
they do, sometimes, and used to do it a lot...
– Astrology is, and should be supported, researched and brought
into the modern
age says Subcontinental pol...
– The Kuiper Belt could provide the clue to big,
slow, terrestrial planet in our own system...
(SpaceWeather) – Our magnetic
field literally shakes, and shakes us with it, when solar storm blasts
great ocean swells crash over us, or even just pass by...keep track of
Nancy (ANS) –
Who’s going to miss her more than
astrologers? She helped put them back on the political map...
Mercury (CS Monitor)
– For something that rules writing, it
covered in pencil lead...
(Siberian Times) – It may have come to Earth when
(MNN) – Planets form the way snowflakes
do, and each as different as well...
in the Rays
(Daily Mail) – By full Moonlight, down
under, what could be more fun...great pix...
End, My Friend
(Express) – Super New Moon, total
eclipse, asteroid close encounter, how could this not
be the end of the world?...
Tribune) – Many Christians still disapprove of astrology
don’t understand it...
Sun) – A
lyrical reminder that when the Moon
rises, lots of
folks get involved...
and Tides (Techinsider)
– It’s more than just the
Moon...and astrologers should make the inference that it’s more
than just one,
or all, of the planets, too...context is everything...
-- ...and a potentially threatening comet behind them...
(Spaceref) – It’s an international
postage stamp, very cool, get ‘em while their around...
– It appears global warming may be trumping long-term
astrolonomical (such as
– Subterranean, liquid water ocean may have flourished on
planet(s) of the next world get even stranger...
(Ancient Code) – First one in Spain,
looks real to us, link to
great video in Spanish...
Express) – Do they, really? Well, it’s about gravity
vectors, and that’s a
really good start...
(Beaver Island) – On Beaver Island,
MI? Maybe, but the island’s really strange history is worth a
Meets West (ANS) – Vedic and
Western astrologers in
major palaver seek common ground...
What Is A
– We deal in planets, but what really defines one? Starts with
Pluto, but lots
more to think about...
Rolling Poles (Nature) – The
Sun’s magnetic poles are
somersaulting, driving sunspots in their wake..
Best Planet (Atlantic) – That would
according to this lengthy and fun but strictly astronomical take. But
all the perfect astrological keywords used to describe the oddball
Times) – Jupiter conjunct the
North Node (Rahu) in Vedic Leo promises bad juju, has Subcontinental
politicians nervously consulting their starcasters...
Hills of Pluto (JHUAPL)
– Like the land of the dead, the planet of the same is
ethereal mysteries only now being uncovered...
(NPR) – We’re missing a whole third
class of planet in our system, with all kinds of odd potentials...but
mysterious “ninth planet” now under consideration just
might be one...
– How do you get to be one? Tales from the upbringing of
Andrea Mallis, with a word on the Super Bowl, too...
– An astrology-born perfume, based on your own natal chart? How
Math (Yahoo) – The Babylonians, it
appears, were using
some fancy calculus
(literally) to track Jupiter’s orbit...
– The Moon’s phase affects local
rainfall, and although
maybe not every mood, definitely your
– That’s what formed the Moon, not a glancing blow...we are
two planets, together...
(mocregister) – When the Moon is
full, the cops have to come out, they’re expecting it...
(Heartland) – A lot
cycles go into historical weather, and despite this denier’s
take, adding human
effluence to the stew could throw off the rhythm...
(Huff Post) – The lunar cycle, writ
in blood, for bonding?...
On Amazon (Ayurastro)
– Phenomenal research, really, and even more refined
Name the Moon (Deathandtaxes) – Does our Moon
really need another name, at $1 a chance?...hilarious weirdness...
Nine (Caltech) – It’s big,
and it’s hanging
out in a weird orbit twenty
times farther out than Neptune, with a cycle of ten to twenty thousand
years...but not directly observed, yet...and oddly, it
could be useful, for
(Hickory Record) – New book out on
research on full Moon effects on various types of folks and events...
(Sky and Telescope) – All visible at
the same time, what a locomotive chart looks like, first hand...
Pups Score Points (ANS) –
Pedigreed dogs show distinct
characteristics depending on planetary angularity, research journal
County Voice) – Usually it’s planetary cycles working
their will on
us...now, it seems in quite the reverse, we’ve knocked out a big
one all by
(DispatchTribunal) – Arctic marine
animals chase the moonlight in winter...
No Way to Start
the Year (Washington
Post) – With all sorts of signs, seasons, and planetary
we had to start off on January 1...here’s why...
Still A Thing?
– A good question, from the concierge of America’s attic...
(ValueWalk) – Back in 1867, folks
were thinking about all this in strangely deeper ways...
Unchanging Cycles (Huff
Post) – There are a lot of them, a thoughtful article wrap...
Full Moon (CityWeekly)
– A horoscope-y kind of way to think about when something
Cycle, Life Decisions
(Mirror) – This writer makes major
decisions based on the Moon...might give that a second thought...
(Independent) – In this day of science
and cynicism, what place for the starcaster?...
(IBTimes) – Diurnal cycles are linked to
bipolarity...not surprising, actually...
– Astro-themed meme had social media site in thrall throughout
(GlobeAndMail) – That’s what this
columnist felt like when faced with astrologers’ glib advice...
Space) – Of the postal variety, coming this year, pretty...
– Another diurnal, seemingly sky-driven, set of characteristics
turn out to be
Gene Cycles (The Scientist) – Diurnal cycles
change with age, some even get better.
(FastCodeDesign) – Of Earthlike
planets, we couldn’t pass up this graphic...more here...
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