Trends in 1999 with Gerald Celente

© 1999 by Linda Moulton Howe
January 3, 1999  Rhinebeck,
New York ­ - One year ago, Gerald Celente ­ Editor of The Trends Journal in New York ­ predicted accurately in his New Year's Eve forecast that financial collapse in Southeast Asia would cause great turmoil in United States and global markets. He also warned that new viruses and bacteria could cause pandemics like the 1918 swine flu. Soon after that interview, millions of chickens in Hong Kong had to be killed to prevent a new and lethal virus spreading among poultry. Then Southeast Asia and Russia defaulted on loans and the stock market plunged downward.

So, I asked Gerald Celente recently about trends in 1999:

Astronomy Updates with Brian Marsden and John Huchra, Harvard

February 1, 1999  Cambridge, Massachusetts - Whatever else happens between now and 2000 ­ this year got off to a rare start astronomically. There was a full moon on New Year's Day and another last night on January 31st. It's unusual to have two full moons occur in the same month. And it will happen again in March. That's even more unusual. In fact, double "blue moons" won't happen again until 2018.

Why blue? you might ask. Well, editors at Sky & Telescope magazine checked their archives and found "blue moon" mentioned in a 1937 farmers' almanac. But the story had nothing to do with two full moons in the same month. So, it's still a mystery why the color blue ever got attached to a second full moon.

Army Sgt. Clifford Stone and Triangle Craft in Germany, 1989

January 28, 1999 -

Marine Deaths

1) Mysterious marine deaths are in the news again. On Wednesday, January 27th, eleven bottle-nosed dolphins were found dead off southern Thailand and no one knows why. The dolphins were all young males about 5 1/2 feet long. A spokesman at the Phuket Marine Biotech Center said: "It is rare and strange to find dolphins this young and strong dying in such large numbers." The Center has received six of the dead dolphins to determine the cause of death. The Thai Gulf is home to several hundred bottle-nosed dolphins, so it's important to find out what's killing them.

Nuclear Sabotage in Maryland; Bull Mutilation in Colorado; and Global Warming

© 1999 by Linda Moulton Howe
January 24, 1999 -

Nuclear Sabotage

1) First, The Washington Post reported this week that five different times in December and January a woman drove through the main gate of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant just outside Washington, D. C without getting caught. Not only was she not stopped by security, but she set fires. One burned about a quarter-acre. Now, 39-year-old Rosemary Kohl is being held at the Calvert County Detention Center under a $100,000 bond and has been charged with five counts of malicious fire-setting and two counts of trespassing.

Updates: Astronomy and Rufus Baughn, Nevada Test Site

© 1999 by Linda Moulton Howe

January 10, 1999 -

Astronomy Updates

The American Astronomical Society has been meeting in Austin, Texas this week where they have made it clear that understanding how the universe is structured has become one of the central goals in cosmology. And the puzzles outweigh the answers.

1) First, University of Maine astronomer David Batuski described the largest structures ever seen in the universe. To help understand what the structure looks like, imagine a string of 14 pearls. But each pearl is flattened more like a pancake. Each flattened pearl is actually a cluster of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of galaxies. And within each galaxy are millions of suns.

Huge Unidentified Triangular Craft, Phoenix, AZ, March 13, 1997

© 1998 by Linda Moulton Howe
November 28, 1998 Tucson, Arizona ­ - A massive triangular-shaped craft of unknown origin was described by several eyewitnesses over Phoenix, Arizona around 8:30 p.m. on March 13, 1997. those sightings were separate and different from other reports later around 10 to 10:30 p.m. of arcs of lights and orange spheres over Phoenix.

Earlier at 8:30 p.m., at least two different groups of eyewitnesses estimated the length of a triangular craft in the sky to be nearly two miles. To date, neither military nor civilian sources have been able to explain what the huge, unidentified triangular craft was.

Five of the eyewitnesses were in a car south of Phoenix at 8:30 p.m. Tracy Roads was driving from her Tucson with her daughter, Emily, to a state swimming championship accompanied by her mother and two friends. They were all astonished when an enormous triangle appeared in the sky with a light at each corner moving towards them from the Casa Grande mountains. First, Tracy Roads, and then her 10-year-old daughter, Emily.