Author Archives: Richard Nissen

The eels are back

Suddenly after years of decline the eels are back swimming up the rivers in the west coasts of Europe in their millions.  We think that their arrival is the result of a truly remarkable journey from their breeding grounds in … Continue reading

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Homing Snails

We recently posted an article by Antonio Nafarrate which refers to Jill Moss’s snails and their ability to home.  Since then there has been much in the UK papers about snails having a strong sense of place and returning to … Continue reading

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Further background information on Navigation based around Gravity and Gyros by Antonio Nafarrate

Let us take a fun ride to the North Pole and set up a pendulum. Once we are done we should launch it to swing taking care that we do not push it left or right so it swings in a … Continue reading

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Does your dog wait for you (their owner) to come home? – An experiment

Please participate! An experiment to see how dogs respond to their owners. Does your dog wait for you (their owner) to come home? If this is your case please participate in this experiment. Introduction Rupert Sheldrake is a hero of ours … Continue reading

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Animals finding their way home

One of our board members, Antonio Nafarrate, has brought this intriguing piece of news to our attention - snakes in the Everglades can find their way home. As we have always said, there is something going on with animals who find … Continue reading

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Interaction between man and dolphins, written by Dante

Intro >> Here is a lovely quote about the interaction between man and dolphins written by Dante in his Divine Comedy written in Italy in the early part of the 14th Century. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divine_Comedy for more. In Canto 22  (in translation from the original) … Continue reading

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How do dogs relate to their owners?

Intro>> Here is a little story which asks how dogs relate to their owners.  If when you read this you have opinions we would very much like to hear them and perhaps publish them. ———— A few years ago the … Continue reading

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