News Briefs 13-12-2011

Unconscious learning may lead to a lot of very confused people.

  • Unconscious learning of high performance tasks may soon become a reality.
  • Higgs boson may have been glimpsed.
  • Glass of water has DNA traces of every living thing in a lake.
  • The research bust.
  • Life possible on large regions of Mars.
  • Babies choosy about who they imitate.
  • Changes in bioelectric signals trigger formation of new organs.
  • Enormous planets composed of diamond may exist in our galaxy.
  • Identical twins in every way but one.
  • Master of the OOBE illusion.
  • Supreme court takes a look at medical patents.
  • Birds benefit from knowing their neighbours.
  • Sexually transmitted diseases make people smell less pleasant to the opposite sex.
  • The worzel deep sea ash.

Quote of the Day:

Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes.

James A. Froude

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Jameske: "Unconscious learning may lead to a lot of very confused people."

It may also lead to a lot of people saying, "Ooh, I didn't know I could assemble hi tech explosive devices and set them off in the middle of Oslo ...and - ooh! - I didn't realise I had it in me to now drive for hours to Ut√łya island and pose as a police officer...and - ooh! - I didn't realise I could use hi tech assault rifles to wipe out countless children...and - ooh! - I didn't realise us psychopaths in the midst of our blood crazed mental fugues were capable of intermittently sparing certain children almost as if our actions were dictated by a mental check-list which very specifically limited who we were allowed to kill..."

Not to mention, "Ooh, I didn't realise us lifelong British traditional Labour voters could suddenly be overcome by an irresistible urge to vote for Arch Tory David Cameron..."