News Briefs 01-06-2012

Anybody home?

  • Are atheists more autistic than believers?
  • The unstoppable woo of the fantasist James Randi.
  • Eric Davis interviews academic edge-walker Jeffrey J Kripal.
  • Mathematics may teach computers to get sarcasm. Yeah, right!
  • German teen solves 300-year-old mathematical riddle posed by Sir Isaac Newton.
  • Vessel puts a sick new twist on an old alien abduction story.
  • Bigfoot spotted in Idaho?
  • Monsanto's super-insect breeding programme might turn your stomach into a toxin factory.
  • Charlie Stross says "there is a rottenness at the heart of the transhuman project."
  • The unbearable stasis of "accelerating change".
  • Swedish scientists plan to explore "UFO crash site" in Baltic Sea.
  • OK, this zombie apocalypse meme has gone too far now...
  • Anyone want to hear the sound of a Jurrassic cricket? *crickets*

Thanks RPJ and Cat

Quote of the Day:

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination

John Lennon

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Johannes Angelos's picture
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24 April 2009
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No, they are not.

If this is creation, I feel misplaced.

emlong's picture
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18 September 2007
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Atheists certainly aren't more artistic than believers.

Inannawhimsey's picture
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14 April 2009
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1 year 6 weeks

I'm still waiting to meet an actual Atheist...or a Christian...or even an American...

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All that lives is holy, life delights in life.

--William Blake