News Briefs 18-06-2010

“As if you could kill time without injuring eternity…”

  • The evolution of nanoparticles.
  • Maya were aware of their ancestry.
  • Are you lost or found?
  • Re-dating the pharaohs of Egypt.
  • Cambridge expert claims 2014 as the real date for doomsday.
  • Watching the birth of a star.
  • Kepler: 706 planets and counting.
  • Mystery of Martian spirals explained 40 years later.
  • A scientist’s wish-list for the future. What-- no hover-board!?
  • Doubts about dark matter and dark energy.
  • What will the 2011 Draconis meteor shower bring?
  • Italian crop circle decoded using ASCII? Inspired by TDG's Perceval, no doubt.
  • The results of the Starchild Skull DNA.
  • The reality of suspended animation.
  • Drifting through space upon a sun-beam. Domo arigato, Ikaros!
  • Rise of malaria linked to clear-cut forests.
  • Malaria is much older than we thought. Is this a new way to fight it?
  • Body of chess champion Bobby Fischer to be exhumed to check if he mated.
  • Dentistry or rocket science-- you be the judge.
  • The Sixth Sense, except for real and without ‘Bad Hairpiece Willis’.
  • In this week’s news of the robot uprising-- a rare setback for the ’bots.

Multitudes of thanks to Sir Greg of Taylor and Perceval!

Quote of the Day:

“I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.”

Henry David Thoreau

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bethywilliams's picture
Member since:
24 March 2010
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3 years 32 weeks

"...check if he mated"?? Ohhh, you kill me. And you know...that's like a once-in-a-lifetime zinger.

I just flew in from Alpha Centauri and boy, are my arms tired.

LastLoup's picture
Member since:
6 April 2010
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13 hours 18 min

rocket boots
a jet pack that won't explode
robot pets that do more than sing songs
an insight into why snails....can get high ;P
a smaller population of humans
a way to resurrect extinct animals
a time machine

...oh and sex with demons might be interesting ;)

...I forgot how I got here but everyone seems to be heading off in that direction. I hope someone brought food. I have a feeling this is going to be a long journey................

red pill junkie's picture
Member since:
12 April 2007
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19 hours 25 min

Why some humans are allowed to reproduce is simply beyond me.

PS: Oh yeah, to all the guys reckless enough to risk bringing another life to this deranged world —Happy Father's day ;)

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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