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Researchers aim to resurrect mammoth in five years

By Agence France-Presse | Updated: 1/17/2011

Japanese researchers will launch a project this year to resurrect the long-extinct mammoth by using cloning technology to bring the ancient pachyderm back to life in around five years time.

Researchers aim to resurrect mammoth in five years. The researchers will try to revive the species by obtaining tissue this summer from the carcass of a mammoth preserved in a Russian research laboratory, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported. “Preparations to realise this goal have been made,” Akira Iritani, leader of the team and a professor emeritus of Kyoto University, told the mass-circulation daily. Under the plan, the nuclei of mammoth cells will be inserted into an elephant’s egg cell from which the nuclei have been removed, to create an embryo containing mammoth genes, the report said. The embryo will then be inserted into an elephant’s uterus in the hope that the animal will eventually give birth to a baby mammoth.

The elephant is the closest modern relative of the mammoth, a huge woolly mammal believed to have died out with the last Ice Age. Some mammoth remains still retain usable tissue samples, making it possible to recover cells for cloning, unlike dinosaurs, which disappeared around 65 million years ago and whose remains exist only as fossils Researchers hope to achieve their aim within five to six years, the Yomiuri said. The team, which has invited a Russian mammoth researcher and two US elephant experts to join the project, has established a technique to extract DNA from frozen cells, previously an obstacle to cloning attempts because of the damage cells sustained in the freezing process.

Another Japanese researcher, Teruhiko Wakayama of the Riken Centre for Developmental Biology, succeeded in 2008 in cloning a mouse from the cells of another that had been kept in temperatures similar to frozen ground for 16 years. The scientists extracted a cell nucleus from an organ of a dead mouse and planted it into the egg of another mouse which was alive, leading to the birth of the cloned mouse. Based on Wakayama’s techniques, Iritani’s team devised a method to extract the nuclei of mammoth eggs without damaging them. But a successful cloning will also pose challenges for the team, Iritani warned. “If a cloned embryo can be created, we need to discuss, before transplanting it into the womb, how to breed (the mammoth) and whether to display it to the public,” Iritani said. “After the mammoth is born, we will examine its ecology and genes to study why the species became extinct and other factors.” More than 80 percent of all mammoth finds have been dug up in the permafrost of the vast Sakha Republic in eastern Siberia.

Exactly why a majority of the huge creatures that once strode in large herds across Eurasia and North America died out towards the end of the last Ice Age has generated fiery debate. Some experts hold that mammoths were hunted to extinction by the species that was to become the planet’s dominant predator — humans. Others argue that climate change was more to blame, leaving a species adapted for frozen climes ill-equipped to cope with a warming world.

Source: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/01/17/researchers-aim-resurrect-mammoth-years/

 

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  1. Samfoonheei on Mar 3, 2018 at 11:42 am

    The woolly mammoth vanished from the Earth 4,000 years ago, but now scientists say they are on the brink of resurrecting the ancient animals. Interesting …these could help preserve the Asian elephant, which is endangered. Scientists ,researchers and maybe geneticist might face a long journey to create the cell of a mammoth and to resurrect an ancient animals. It’s a up hill task which is challenging for any of them. Regardless of whoever manages to create one first, it will be historic cloning or resurrecting .
    Thank you for sharing this amazing news.

  2. Pastor Albert on Mar 2, 2018 at 8:47 am

    this news was in year 2011, apparently they are not successful yet in cloning the mammoth, I just did a quick search, it need another year or two to be successfully clone the mammoth.

    But is this really a good idea to bring an extinct animal to life? every living being exist and extinct for a reason, when today’s world environment is not suitable to those animals, bringing them to life will just create more unnecessary suffering. Somehow or rather, I do hope this project will not be a success, because if they successfully bringing mammoth to life, I’m sure next they will try to clone other extinct animals like Dinosaur?

  3. Pastor Henry Ooi on Mar 2, 2018 at 12:30 am

    What do the scientists plan to do if they were successful in cloning a mammoth? Would it survive in this present day environment and if it did, it would highly be kept as another zoo exhibit.

    Looks like the movie, Jurassic Park and it’s sequels may come alive. What if science become more advanced and have the technology to clone the DNA of dinosaurs? Then the real possibility may arise to keep these once extinct animals on an island. Welcome to Jurassic Park.

  4. Pastor Chia on Mar 1, 2018 at 8:22 am

    In this modern age, human has using science to enginering DNA to reprodure animal cell. Which mean with edvance technology human even can bring life again from ancient animal like mammoth alive. Which quit creepy in the way. In mankind did not create grobal warming cause others spicies has wipe out slowly in this earth. I hope mankind can realise every being are equal living in this earth and not harm each others.

  5. Mingwen on Mar 1, 2018 at 5:19 am

    Technology by human is great at the same time it’s scary and creepy. We do not know what are people doing out there secretly with science and technology to invent things that could bring a lot of benefits and profits for oneself but bring harms to many.

    I hope all the great brains to use their intelligent and hardwork to bring only benefits to all and the earth and nothing else.

  6. Andrea Lai on Mar 1, 2018 at 2:31 am

    This is proved of new science technologies are so advanced that resurrections on extinct mammals were carried out. Though improvement of science technology is very impressive, but in long run it may lead to other direction such as resurrections on humans like cloning. In my opinion, it discouraged to have human cloning as this will lead disharmony among many religious believers and as well as welfare.

  7. Pastor Antoinette Kass on Mar 1, 2018 at 1:03 am

    It seems kind of scary to imagine bring back to life animals who haven’t been around for 10,000 years! On the other hand, so many animals are on the red list now, either because they are threatened to die out or known to have died out already.

    So much effort, time and money has been put into this research. We should be more aware about our environment and protect animals and nature and how precious it is.

    Thank you for sharing this amazing research work.

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  8. nicholas on Mar 1, 2018 at 12:04 am

    Science is really amazing. Through the knowhow of the scientifically inclined, we could, one day very soon, walk among (or at least kind-of near for fear of being trampled to death) among the mammoths.

    There are so many espect for consideration ok bringing this ancient animal back into our time. There are three main ways of bringing back extinct species, according to the Stanford researchers: backbreeding, genetic engineering, and cloning. With backbreeding, scientists use a living species that is genetically similar to the extinct species, and selectively breed it for the traits of the now-extinct species. Genetic engineering depends on existing DNA samples of the extinct species; scientists could bring them back to life by targeting and replacing specific genomic sequences in a closely-related living species. Finally, if viable cell nuclei from the extinct species are available, it can be cloned using a technique called somatic cell nuclear transfer—a tested but as-of-yet unsuccessful method for extinct species.

    The problem if bringing back this animal, when humans introduce or reintroduce a species to a new environment (and remember, environments change over time), havoc is often the result.

    Now imagine herds of mammoths running amok. Could happen. You never know. If that’s what’s in store for us down the line, scientists will have to find a predator to keep the mammoth populations in check — or from migrating to warmer, dense-with-human climate zones as creatures that are a mix of mammoth and Asian elephant might prefer hotter locales.

    Based on the current state of the science, the Stanford researchers distill de-extinction down to five pros and five cons:

    Benefits:

    – Scientific knowledge: De-extinction could offer insights into evolution and natural resources that are currently unavailable to us.
    – Technological advancement: De-extinction could be a big step forward for genetic engineering.
    – Environmental benefits: Threatened or damaged ecosystems could be restored with the help of certain now-extinct species.
    – Justice: If people pushed plant and animals species into extinction, perhaps we owe it to these species to try and bring them back.
    Wonder: How cool would it be to see extinct species alive and kicking again?

    Objections:

    – Animal welfare: People could be exploiting animals for solely human purposes, and may cause individuals of the de-extinct species harm.

    – Health: Species could carry retroviruses or pathogens when brought back to life.

    – Environment: De-extinct species would be alien and potentially invasive; their habitats and food sources have changed, so their roles in these changed ecosystems could be too.

    Political: De-extinction may change priorities in other fields of science, such as medical research and the conservation of currently endangered species.
    Moral: Is de-extinction playing god, or just plain wrong? It may also have unforeseen consequences.

  9. pammie yap on Feb 28, 2018 at 10:58 pm

    Interesting how science is developing. So many new things are being discovered everyday. Scientists are able to clone a sheep so I w
    am sure this will also be another exciting research and development. Another step into major life changing experience. Imagine being able to see a live mammoth. Many will oppose to this idea but I find it rather interesting, scientifically. To be able to bring back history! Kudos to the hardworking scientists making new discoveries everyday.

  10. Julien Roth on Feb 13, 2013 at 1:02 am

    This is so cool, i would love to see a real life mammoth. I would just be picturing a hairy elephant. Haha. But still, it would be really cool to see one, And i can only think about how hard it would be for all the people trying to do such an amazing thing as this. I wish good luck to them and may their experiment be successful.

  11. Sean Wang on Feb 6, 2013 at 7:49 pm

    I think this is really amazing and that it would be cool for wooly mammoths to be recreated into our world. However, the mammoths will probably die from either heat due to global warming or they will die from excessive poaching. Imagine how popular Mammoth fur and meat would be on the black market.

    Another cool thing to note is that scientists are also reverse-reengineering chickens and ostriches to turn into Dinosaurs. Jurrasic park here we come!

  12. weeliang on Jan 27, 2011 at 4:30 am

    And again, just to add. Michael Schumacher won 2 driver’s championships with Renault. It was the shear determination of the driver and the crew. This justifies that motivation towards the advancement of anything is superior to the advancement itself.

  13. weeliang on Jan 27, 2011 at 4:20 am

    In my opinion, scientific advancement is incredible, just as long as the motivation is good. If cloning a mammoth can help the welfare of all living beings, so be it. But if the mammoth manifests and it stops there, please do not bring another being into samsara. Just like in motorsports, me in a ferrari 80% chance of victory against Michael Schumacher in a Perodua. Michael Schumacher in a Ferrari, 8 driver’s championships and 10 constructor’s titles. Michael Schumacher being the right motivation and ferrari being the wonders of technology. Mr. Schumacher, if you ever read this, i mean no offence, i am your greatest fan!! 🙂

  14. Anila on Jan 25, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    We are going into a new age with technology to bring back extinct mammoth with modern day technology. That is extracting cells from long dead mammoth and injecting them into elephants for them to produce a replica of the long gone mammoth. I don’t think there is any wrong in this scientific research as killing are not involved. The elephants are not killed and the mammoth are long dead when the cells are taken from them. Its another project of cloning which has been successful. This is revival of the old age. Like in fashion olden times dressing are coming back into modern times again.

  15. patsy on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    I do not understand why they want to resurrect a mammoth which has been extinct for so long. It will just be another physical form for a consciousness to enter. Well without this mammoth the consciousness can enter other physical form that’s existing. Why resurrect and abuse the mammoth with more pain and suffering just for experiment. Poor mammoth.

  16. martin on Jan 18, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    How ingenious is the human mind and how misguided it may be. Although I am all for progress and science, I cannot help wondering what the point is, of resurrecting a mammoth when there are endangered species that are not getting due atttention. The cynic in me thinks there is more glory in waiting for a species to be extinct and then try and bring it back to being…rather than focussing on the prevention of a species going extinct during our watch.

    What would a Mammoth do in our world other than be a spectacle, a circus to boast of our human achievement?

    Human beings are the only species known to be hell-bent on destroying its own environment. We are the only ones who have yet to learn to co-exist with our environment. I don’t even know what my environment is?

    I see concrete, mortar, plastic, electrical things and a whole lot of man-made objects…none of which i can eat, none of which sustains me in the real sense.

    -What us the karma of a species hell-bent on destroying itself?

  17. Mimi on Jan 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    Dear Rinpoche, What is your opinion of this action of reviving species from animal realm from Buddhism prespective.

    • tsemtulku on Jan 18, 2011 at 11:16 pm

      I think it is ok if there’s a purpose…otherwise it is another body for another consciousness to enter and ‘nothing’ more.

  18. andrew hibberd on Jan 18, 2011 at 2:28 am

    Jurasic park teacher if we can think it we can make it happen no matter what ?
    lets hope we can only think good things from now on so all of our babies can live in this Kechara( heavan on earth in happiness and peace forever from now. a small question, if one were to have been an independant student tirelessly seeking the truth of all schools of all things and came up with the conclusion one is everything that ever was and one is everthing that every will be so one must be the best he/she can be so the things that become will be better for everyone and this conclusion was drawn by watching animals insects people religions war, killing loving and then one looked for the most compassionately profitable way of carving a clear voice for the future of ones family where would one begin ? Andrew Hibberd

  19. irene on Jan 18, 2011 at 12:55 am

    no elephant should be subjected to such experiments . the mammoth has been extinct for 65 million years. why would we need to know why ?? for what purpose are we resurrecting the mammoth ? this is horrible !! help and save the unsuspecting elephants who have to be sacrificed to this human vainglorious consumption of science and knowledge !!

  20. Jean Mei on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    I always hear about how the pro-Christians get really offended by scientist dwelling in the art and possibility of cloning as they feel that life shouldn’t be ‘created’, and that it should be (and only be) through Gods’ will.

    Am I wrong to assume that the Buddhist approach on this would be almost neutral? Would it just be like having another animal in the animal realm – and for whoever to be reborn in that animal body, it would be based on their on individual karma?

    I find it terrible if any animal should have to suffer through cloning experiments, as I’m sure that thousands of animals must have been born deformed in their trial and error processes…however, the end product of say cloning a Mammoth – it’s not a very wow occurrence in a Buddhist perspective, is it?

    I can’t lie…I’m quite curious to see what it looks like. Ice Age 2 comes to life 🙂

    Thank you,
    Jean Mei

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Osiris was one of the chief deities of ancient Egypt and considered the empire’s first ruler. Commonly referred to as the ‘King of Kings,’ he has been known throughout...

The “One God” Theory Comes from Greek Mythology

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 8, 2019

The first part of the video is a short extract. But you will not be able to understand the whole theory unless you watch the whole documentary. I strongly...

Chariots of the Gods

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 26, 2018

Here is another one of my favourite videos. Before the videos, it was the best selling book! I read this book decades ago several times and it really ‘made...

Malaysian Ghosts: Orang Minyak

by Cindy Hew | May 12, 2018

Of the many types of Malaysian ghost, one of the most perplexing is the Orang Minyak, literally translated as ‘Oily Man’. However, the exact nature of the Orang Minyak...

The Duality of Doppelgangers

by Cindy Hew | Mar 31, 2018

In general, people are either weirded out or fascinated by the possibility that we have at least one likeness out there amongst the over-seven billion people in the world...

The Intriguing Green Children of Woolpit

by Cindy Hew | Mar 10, 2018

(by Tsem Rinpoche and Cindy Hew) In current times, the phrase “little green men” brings to mind alien beings from outer space, reminiscent of the hype surrounding flying saucers...

The Mysterious Vault B Door at Padmanabhaswamy Temple

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 14, 2018

Dear friends around the world, I have always been a big fan of spiritual, metaphysical, mystical, historical and paranormal related subjects. I even have a special section on this...

The Mysterious Dark Watchers

by Tsem Rinpoche | Oct 24, 2017

Dear friends around the world, As most of you will know, I have always been attracted to tales of supernatural creatures and cryptids like Bigfoot, faeries, aliens, trolls, little...

The Mysterious Bermuda Triangle

by Cindy Hew | Jul 17, 2017

Mind boggling disappearances of ships and aircrafts – this is what immediately comes to mind at the mere mention of the Bermuda Triangle. Its reputation is so notorious that...

Werewolves: The Shapeshifters

by Cindy Hew | Apr 27, 2017

Commonly associated with the full moon and silver bullets, lycanthropes or werewolves are said to be humans with a mysterious ability to morph into actual wolves or wolf-like creatures...

The Balan-Balan

by Phng Li Kim | Apr 14, 2017

My adventures in Sabah are kept alive in Kota Belud – a place where the natives are firm believers of paganism and the practice of dark magic since hundreds...

Psychic Kids (4)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 8, 2019

Another episode of Psychic Kids I thought my friends would enjoy. Notice how the senior psychics train up the younger ones. Reminds me of the Monastery where senior monks...

Kid Painter is Mini Monet

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 8, 2019

Kid geniuses are people who were good in something in another life and they from a young age without or with very little training can do something beyond your belief system...

Celebrities Ghost Stories (4) and Psychic Kids (2)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 25, 2019

Another dosage of great accounts of the supernatural that gives you a break and also helps you to ponder deeper on mysteries not visible to everyone yet exists. DO...

Psychic Kids

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 11, 2018

Dear Everyone, Since I was very young I’ve had a huge interest in the paranormal, Tibet, magic, mysteries, bigfoot, lochness, Findhorn, UfOs, Nazca lines, spirits, Salem, Easter Island, dowsing,...

The Mysterious Bermuda Triangle

by Cindy Hew | Jul 17, 2017

Mind boggling disappearances of ships and aircrafts – this is what immediately comes to mind at the mere mention of the Bermuda Triangle. Its reputation is so notorious that...

Legends of Mount Shasta

by Pastor David Lai | Sep 1, 2016

In the language of the Karuk natives, Mt Shasta is known as Úytaahkoo or ‘White Mountain’. It is an active volcano located at the southern tip of the Cascade...

Reincarnation Videos YOU MUST WATCH!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 24, 2015

Nov 28, 2012 (By Tsem Rinpoche) Dear friends, I wanted to share this videos with you for the longest time and happy I can do so now. Learn, ponder...

Nazca Lines – Another Sign of Paranormal Activity?

by Tsem Rinpoche | Oct 4, 2011

Have you ever wondered how the Nazca Lines are made? Are they man made or is there something else behind its creation that we might not know of...

SUPERMOON

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 11, 2011

On March 19th… You may be surprised by what you will see or have seen… For the first time in 18 years, the moon will swing around Earth very...

Just What Are Sailing Stones?

by Tsem Rinpoche | Mar 6, 2011

Look at these pictures and let your imagination try to figure out how this came to pass. Stones in the middle of nowhere that leave trails behind them, yet...

A Planet discovered that could have life…..

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 8, 2019

Imagine there are 40 BILLION planets out there that can support life in our universe… Wow… There has to be other life forms. The mathematical chances is beyond doubt...

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Time Travel

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 25, 2019

Watch enlightening documentaries online! Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Time Travel (2010).The promise of time travel has long been one of the worlds favorite scientific what-ifs? Hawking...

Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking – The Story Of Everything

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 8, 2019

Watch enlightening documentaries online! Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking – The Story Of Everything (2010) In two mind-blowing hours, Hawking reveals the wonders of the cosmos to a...

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Aliens (1 of 5)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 24, 2019

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Aliens (2010) – Stephen Hawking hosts an epic new kind of cosmology series, a Planet Earth of the heavens. It takes the...

How big are we?

by Tsem Rinpoche | Mar 25, 2019

Dear Rinpoche, Here’s a follow up to the recent videos and teachings that Rinpoche has given us about the vastness of the universe. My dad sent me this email,...

Stephen Hawking uses latest computer graphics to bring aliens to life

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 8, 2019

I like this very much. To the mathematical brain, the sheer numbers alone alien life possible. 100 million galaxies with hundreds of millions stars in each. Earth is just...

World Reknowned Physicist Stephen Hawking on Existence

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 13, 2018

Physicist Stephen Hawking cites a very simple yet clear reasoning as to why creator does not exist. He also mentions clearly his belief that beings from other planets can and...

Ancient Chinese Earthquake Detector

by Tsem Rinpoche | Oct 13, 2016

I have always been interested in ancient civilisations such as China, Egypt and Mesopotamia as they reflect the sophistication and advancements of the people at that time. Although people...

Sleep Paralysis – Medical or Paranormal?

by Admin | Sep 16, 2016

Sleep paralysis or more commonly known in Chinese as ‘鬼压床’ is one of the most common paranormal encounters. Hence, most people would have experienced some form of sleep paralysis...

Legends of Mount Shasta

by Pastor David Lai | Sep 1, 2016

In the language of the Karuk natives, Mt Shasta is known as Úytaahkoo or ‘White Mountain’. It is an active volcano located at the southern tip of the Cascade...

China builds world’s largest radio telescope to hunt for aliens

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 5, 2016

Dear friends around the world, It is interesting that China is looking for extraterrestrial communications. China is really catching up on all fields of interest. Take a read. Tsem...

Einstein on Buddhism

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 9, 2015

Dear friends around the world, I came across this interesting article recently and thought that it’d be nice to share it on my blog. People would often pick science...

The Headless Nun: A Canadian Ghost Story

by Guest | May 6, 2019

In the mid 1700s, The French Fort Cove, the place of the happenings concerning our tale, was a military fortification on the banks of the Miramichi River, between what...

A Statue that came with Something Else

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 27, 2012

When we toy with the supernatural, we can expect the resultant effect coming back to us. Whether it is a good or bad effect depends on our motivation, and...

Paranormal Experiences Occur Everywhere – Part 2!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 8, 2012

In the late 80’s, I was a university student in Essex, England. I was living in a student hostel at the university ground. The hostel was a high-rise building...

Paranormal Experiences Occur Everywhere – Part 1!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 3, 2012

I like Steven Wong's stories very much as it shows that spirits and unseen beings are actually not restricted to specific areas like cemeteries or abandoned houses. Instead, they...

Bukit Antarabangsa Hauntings

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 2, 2012

Remember the Bukit Antarabangsa Landslide in 2008? What about the Highland Towers apartment building which collapsed in 1993? I am sure that you know many died during those two...

The Shadow On My Bed

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 18, 2012

More and more people are sharing their paranormal experiences with us, and I thank Mr. Michael Moore for sharing with us a very kind and sincere story... can you...

A Relieving Experience

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 17, 2012

Some people encounter with spirits directly and have disturbing experiences with the unseen whilst there are others who experience it very differently, where they feel that the incident has...

A swirl at the foot of my bed

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 24, 2011

  Perhaps Paranormal: Two night ago in the middle of the night in my hotel room, I woke up and noticed a dark swirling ‘entity’ that was not exactly...

The Lady in Red

by Admin | Sep 5, 2011

The two men disappeared into the woods and came out on the other side. They walked very fast without saying a word to one another. Finally, they stopped at...

The Paranormal Zone: Ghost Marriages

by Phng Li Kim | Aug 5, 2017

For this episode, I travelled to Taiwan to visit a temple dedicated to unmarried women who had passed on. I could not understand why a temple needed to be...

The Balan-Balan

by Phng Li Kim | Apr 14, 2017

My adventures in Sabah are kept alive in Kota Belud – a place where the natives are firm believers of paganism and the practice of dark magic since hundreds...

Jean Ai

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 12, 2012

Thailand is known for their terrifying horror movies and you know what people say...where there is smoke, there is fire so when Jean Ai went to Bangkok to work...

JP Revisited

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 21, 2012

Whilst the Chinese have practised ancestral worship for centuries, for most people a visit to the graves of their forefathers stops there. A few offerings and some flowers, and...

David Lai

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 13, 2012

Quiet and unassuming, on first appearance David Lai does not come across as a person who has paranormal experiences. As they say however, looks can be deceiving...

JP

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 7, 2012

Facing college life in a new city, JP Thong had no idea what awaited him when he moved thousands of miles away from home to New York, where he...

Till I See Blood

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 2, 2012

After sleepless nights in Bangkok, Angel finally fell asleep, only to find herself struggling for her breath as she was rudely awakened by an unseen stranger. Feeling pressed down...

CJ

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 18, 2012

Many of us have heard that some people have the ability to see the dead and many of us have heard of the movie 'The Sixth Sense'. For 16...

Edward

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 10, 2012

There are many children around the world who tell their parents that they see dark figures. Most of the time, their parents would brush them off and tell them...

Snake Spirit

by Tsem Rinpoche | Dec 13, 2011

This week, I share with you a story that relates to the time when I was residing in southern Thailand. I stayed there for about a month to do...

Burmese Temple & Floating Heads

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 17, 2011

In this episode, we have exclusive rights to film at one of the most exotic locations in Malaysia at night: The Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple. Founded on 1st August...

Red Face

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 1, 2011

This week, I share with all of you 2 paranormal stories. The first relates to the filming location: Shih Chung Branch School. Around 1885, the very first 5-storey bungalow in Penang...

Second UFO sighting baffles China & Malaysia

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 24, 2019

Another unidentified flying object (UFO) has been spotted hovering over a part in southwestern China’s Chongqing province after a similar sighting last week caused massive flight delays at a...

More UFO videos from China!!! Very convincing!!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 22, 2019

You have to watch these neat videos. They are very convincing. I copy and pasted the information below just so you have more to go on and understand. Enjoy...

Unsolved Mysteries – UFO’s & Me…

by Tsem Rinpoche | Sep 14, 2018

Since I was very young, I was naturally drawn to phenomena that was not accepted by ‘mainstream’ public. That didn’t bother me. I was always the type of person...

Flatwoods Monster: Close Encounter of the Third Kind?

by Cindy Hew | Nov 25, 2017

If you were in Flatwoods in Braxton Country, West Virginia around September 1952, chances are you would have been caught up in the hype surrounding the first sighting of...

Legends of Mount Shasta

by Pastor David Lai | Sep 1, 2016

In the language of the Karuk natives, Mt Shasta is known as Úytaahkoo or ‘White Mountain’. It is an active volcano located at the southern tip of the Cascade...

They are Everywhere

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 14, 2011

Whether we believe in aliens or not, it is undeniable that the thought of other beings existing in places unknown to mankind yet is interesting...

Foreign Visitor in the Amazon!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Nov 14, 2011

Alien enthusiasts are always eager to find the latest alien discovery or encounters. Over the years, hundreds of media releases turn out to be hoaxes… It’s difficult to figure...

Spotted in a Sandstorm

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 21, 2011

I received an interesting email from Philip Yong, which shows some live CNN footage of a sandstorm also known as a “Haboob”. What’s interesting to note about this live...

A HUGE Collection of UFO Photographs from 1870 to 2011

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 3, 2011

  I was sent an email with a link to one of the most interesting websites on UFOs: UFOCasebook.com! This website contains A LOT of information in the form...

Top 10 Space Mysteries

by Tsem Rinpoche | Mar 9, 2011

In something as big as the universe, there are bound to be unexplainable phenomena... and things we truly can’t grasp. The universe shows us how small we really are...

Astronauts & Military Men Speak

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 16, 2011

There are 2 videos below that are of UFOs. These are probably 2 of the most convincing videos on UFOs so far. This is mostly because the presenters are...

They’re Sighted Everywhere

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 31, 2011

This YouTube video was forwarded to me by Shirley Tan. It is of a UFO sighting on the 18th of January in Moscow, Russia. The video was taken from...

REAL Ghosts Stories

by Tsem Rinpoche | Aug 8, 2019

I thought this episode would be tacky. You know, as the stars are famous, people would like to see them again, maybe even as ghosts, so the ‘natural’ progression...

REAL FOOTAGE OF GHOSTS!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jul 25, 2019

I found these by accident…and it has real footage. Some of the best and most convincing footage I have ever seen. There’s a few stories…watch it in chronological order...

Psychic Kids (4)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jun 8, 2019

Another episode of Psychic Kids I thought my friends would enjoy. Notice how the senior psychics train up the younger ones. Reminds me of the Monastery where senior monks...

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Time Travel

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 25, 2019

Watch enlightening documentaries online! Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Time Travel (2010).The promise of time travel has long been one of the worlds favorite scientific what-ifs? Hawking...

Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking – The Story Of Everything

by Tsem Rinpoche | May 8, 2019

Watch enlightening documentaries online! Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking – The Story Of Everything (2010) In two mind-blowing hours, Hawking reveals the wonders of the cosmos to a...

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Aliens (1 of 5)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 24, 2019

Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking – Aliens (2010) – Stephen Hawking hosts an epic new kind of cosmology series, a Planet Earth of the heavens. It takes the...

Kid Painter is Mini Monet

by Tsem Rinpoche | Apr 8, 2019

Kid geniuses are people who were good in something in another life and they from a young age without or with very little training can do something beyond your belief system...

Celebrity Ghost Stories (7)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Mar 8, 2019

Here’s another wonderful selection of supernatural encounters by celebrities. I find these neat as they show that people from all walks of life have experiences. Have a watch, learn...

More UFO videos from China!!! Very convincing!!!

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 22, 2019

You have to watch these neat videos. They are very convincing. I copy and pasted the information below just so you have more to go on and understand. Enjoy...

Stephen Hawking uses latest computer graphics to bring aliens to life

by Tsem Rinpoche | Feb 8, 2019

I like this very much. To the mathematical brain, the sheer numbers alone alien life possible. 100 million galaxies with hundreds of millions stars in each. Earth is just...

Celebrities Ghost Stories (4) and Psychic Kids (2)

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 25, 2019

Another dosage of great accounts of the supernatural that gives you a break and also helps you to ponder deeper on mysteries not visible to everyone yet exists. DO...

The “One God” Theory Comes from Greek Mythology

by Tsem Rinpoche | Jan 8, 2019

The first part of the video is a short extract. But you will not be able to understand the whole theory unless you watch the whole documentary. I strongly...

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