Posted by Greg at 12:39, 22 Jan 2013
- Quadruple helix DNA discovered in human cells.
- Gamma-ray burst 'hit Earth in the 8th century'. Wait a minute…gamma-ray burst, quadruple helix DNA - we're obviously on the brink of the Jack Kirby era of evolution.
- Speaking of...WTF, evolution?
- 'Adventurous' woman needed as surrogate for the first Neanderthal baby in 30,000 years. Also needed: 'adventurous' ethics committee.
- Identical twins marry identical twins, one of the couples has identical twins. Oh the pranking possibilities…
- Did NASA delete evidence of UFOs from its photo archive?
- From hunting UFOs to selling inflatable space station modules to NASA: the strange history of Robert Bigelow. More on the man here.
- NASA's planet hunting probe Kepler is injured.
- Deep Space Industries will venture into asteroid-mining marketplace.
- Ray Kurzweil plans to create a mind at Google - and have it serve you. Yup, nothing that could go wrong with that plan…
- Piece of music composed by waiting for bird droppings to fall onto giant sheets of manuscript paper. Sounds like sh*t.
- Hundreds of lost William Blake etchings discovered at a Manchester library.
- Television viewer captures "very weird subliminal message".
- Hoodoo gurus - Hoaxing mysticism within the theatre of transformation.
- Life after death: why the growing interest?
- Giving up the green bitch: reflections on cannabis, ayahuasca, and the mystery of plant teachers.
- There are whales alive today who were born before Moby Dick was written.
- A photography-based proof of why we most definitely did land on the Moon.
- Image of the Day: Stonehenge, in the snow.
- Bonus Image of the Day: Beijing, in the smog. Not, repeat not, a still from Bladerunner.
Quote of the Day:
Whether we are annihilated or attain in some strange way eternal life, to have loved is good.