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News Briefs 30-10-2014

  • October 2014 was 'the perfect synch storm', according to Twilight language researcher Loren Coleman.
  • How the shadow of Ebola is settling into the subconscious of New Yorkers.
  • My grandma, the poisoner.
  • I think I saw an article on how chocolate may help improve memory, but now I can't remember it…
  • The Dalai Lama sees a new spin in his Samsara.
  • Turning the evolution of complex life inside out.
  • Finding news species in the (urban) jungle.
  • Professor Brian Cox shows incredible pessimism at our search for life in the Universe.
  • The bad news: Traumatic stress may affect DNA. The good news: Psychotherapy may heal it.
  • How NASA tries to cope with the mind-altering aspects of space travel.
  • Paperclip? More like Paperweight! The CIA had THOUSANDS of Nazi 'assets' working for them during the Cold War.
  • Flying car prototype unveiled in Vienna.
  • Thanks to Movie Magic, UFOs are more than real. They're 'Hyperreal.'
  • Cash-Landrum expert Curt Collins weighs in on Nat Geo's recent take on the famous UFO case.
  • Stairway to Lawsuit? A judge will decide whether Led Zeppelin plagiarized their most famous song.
  • Red Pill of the Week: If you find a stranger man naked with your dog, then SURELY he must be the Anti-Christ.

Thanks to my great-aunt Pina, who used to give me toy cars every time we went to spend the Easter holidays in Ocotlán. Descanse en paz, tía

Quote of the Day:

"Paranoia is just having the right information."

~William S. Burroughs

News Briefs 29-10-2014

No lack of imagination here:

Quote of the Day:

Imagination should be used, not to escape reality but to create it.

Colin Wilson

News Briefs 28-10-2014

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Quote of the Day:

You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.

John Mason

News Briefs 24-10-2014

“Life is short and truth works far and lives long: let us speak the truth.”

Quote of the Day:

“Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.”

A. Schopenhauer

News Briefs 23-10-2014

Someone make this game happen, stat!

Thanks Red Pill Junkie, @GrailSeeker and @MysteriousUniv.

Quote of the Day:

It ain't how long you live, it's how you live your life
Burn bright until the grave don't shy away from the light

You+Me, "Open Door"

News Briefs 22-10-2014

The world hasn't run out of stories just yet.

Quote of the Day:

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.

Terry Pratchett

News Briefs 21-10-2014

Someone make this movie happen, stat!

Quote of the Day:

Pray that there's intelligent life somewhere out in space,
'Cause there's bugger all down here on Earth!

Monty Python, "The Galaxy Song"

News Briefs 17-10-2014

"Eternity forbids thee to forget."

Quote of the Day:

“I had a dream, which was not all a dream.”

Lord Byron

News Briefs 16-10-2014

I miss Minneapolis already :(

Thanks to Malala, for giving me hope.

Quote of the Day:

"Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world."

~Malala Yousafzai, Nobel laureate.