News Briefs 30-01-2013

Look busy, the boss is back.

  • Beheaded money-spinning goblin fights back.
  • Russian family isolated for 40 years, misses out on WWII.
  • Roboticists build $1m bionic man from borrowed parts. Lee Majors wants them back.
  • Archaic Native Americans built massive Louisiana mound in fewer than 90 days.
  • The Kraken wakes.
  • Post-Hawass, Khemitology is the new Egyptology.
  • Flower trough in English garden was a 2,000-year-old Roman sarcophagus.
  • Shakespere's sonnets stored on DNA.
  • Ecology of the upper troposphere sampled.
  • Pile of over 150 skulls, evidence of pre-Columbian mass human sacrifice, found in Mexico.
  • Zana: bigfoot, human or hybrid?
  • Audit trail reveals the billionaires who secretly fund attacks on climate science.
  • God's answer: 'Build a mountain'.
  • Abandoned suitcases reveal private lives of insane asylum patients.
  • Skepticism: the new miracle life cure.

Quote of the Day:

...nothing is so easy to ignore as something that does not yield freely to understanding.

Giorgio de Santillana