News Briefs 28-09-2010

I hope the ice-cold liquid is Carlsberg, probably the best cryogenic fluid in the world.

  • 33 conspiracy theories that turned out to be true.
  • Pumping ice-cold fluid into patients' veins could bring them back from the dead.
  • US military pilots say aliens have deactivated British and US nuclear missiles.
  • Why the Stuxnet worm is like nothing seen before.
  • Norwegian unlocks pyramid construction secrets.
  • Massive volcano wiped out the techie Neanderthals 40,000 years ago.
  • Hitch-hiking bacteria ride meteorites to Earth.
  • The future of air travel is weird.
  • Fish with human teeth bit angler.
  • Archaeologists find tomb of tribal king hidden on moor.
  • Hide and seek.
  • Divided minds and specious souls.
  • Virgin to launch space tourism in 18 months.
  • Switching from right to left handedness through the power of magnets.

Quote of the Day:

There is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

Carl Jung

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Grail-seeker's picture
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How does the idea of a unified soul make any sense in the face of this data?

Easy - the soul does not identify exclusively with the body

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toxilogic's picture
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Indeed this David Weisman displays all the usual arrogance of medical science. In this case he manages a talk down tone in which he displays his own ignorance on how the brain functions, that is he talks old ideas, meanwhile surpassed but i guess keeping up with the latest is a bit much to ask of doctors who are too busy making money and going to pharmaceutical congresses. In short the man is a run of the mill selfabsorbed quak, i wonder why Jameske offers us his tripe.

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Dick Cheney scares me more than the New World Order, but i think the real conspiracy lies with McDonald's and other fast food chains and the fattening of the world's population. it's a good way to off a few million stupid people who consider a quarter pounder something they should eat every day. this is the epidemic people: stupidity!!!

...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................

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One of the most sophisticated malware ever is what many are calling Stuxnet. Computer security experts around the world are amazed by it. They believe that Stuxnet developers created the worm as a search and destroy weapon for sabotage.

Here is the proof: Experts Stuxnet is a military - grade cyber weapon aimed at Iran. Only a nation-state would have enough time, money and talent to ever create something as complex since the Stuxnet rather than rogue hackers, states cybersecurity experts. Stuxnet looks for specific software programs, for instance factories, power plants and water systems, through thumb drives and printer spoolers instead of spreading on the Internet. The Stuxnet is expected to be targeting the Bushehr nuclear power plant. This is because it has been showing up in Iran one of the most often.

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There are apparently also reasons to China behind stuxnet.

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