Like many Americans, I well remember where I was when President Kennedy was assassinated.
I was home, sick, and watching television, sipping an endless stream of the chicken noodle soup that my mother always made for me when I was ill.
Since 1995, he has worked as a publisher and author under his own publishing company, Mantis-Verlag, and publishing his own journal, Zeitensprünge.
Outside of his publications related to revised chronology, he has edited the works of Egon Friedell.
DNA and ribonucleic acid (RNA) are nucleic acids; alongside proteins, lipids and complex carbohydrates (polysaccharides), they are one of the four major types of macromolecules that are essential for all known forms of life.
Physics was also an interest for me, and another oddity lodged in my mind as I read the standard histories: the United States had never tested the uranium bomb it dropped on Hiroshima. It seemed to have the same sharp angles and corners as the Warren Commission's "magic bullet". Other odd facts accumulated over the years as if to underline the strangeness of the war's end in general and that fact in particular.
Then, in 1989, the Berlin Wall came down and the two post-war Germanies raced toward reunification.
When I was a boy, oddities fascinated me, particularly if they appeared to make no sense.
Historical oddities or anomalous news stories especially attracted my interest, lingering in my mind for years to come.