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News Briefs 02-09-2015

Your Wednesday weirdness.

Quote of the Day:

Coincidences are spiritual puns

G.K. Chesterton

News Briefs 01-09-2015

Falling...

Quote of the Day:

You are being force fed the worst the world has to offer, in graphic detail, on a daily basis. It is not natural, healthy, or useful.

John Reppion

News Briefs 31-08-2015

Happy 17th birthday to us! If only I had of known how many posts I'd be making in the next 6200 days....

Thanks @anomalistnews.

Quote of the Day:

I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure.

Oliver Sacks

News Briefs 28-08-2015

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”

Quote of the Day:

“I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.”

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

News Briefs 27-08-2015

"I guess you guys aren't ready for that yet. But your great-great-great grandkids are gonna love it."

Thanks to Leonardo and Michelangelo, for making me learn their art was worth the 4 ½ hours in line.

Quote of the Day:

"Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us."

~Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson.

News Briefs 26-08-2015

Tuck in

  • Stephen Hawking says he has a way to escape from a black hole.
  • Gorillas are showing signs of learning to talk, say researchers.
  • Can computers help us read the mind of nature?
  • Scientists created a wormhole in a lab that can transport magnetic waves via an extra spatial (or 'extra special' as they say in the article!) dimension.
  • The original 1952 Braxton County Monster drawing, found!
  • Should mars be independent, or just a colony of Earth?
  • Is this what our ancestors' language sounded like 6,000 years ago?
  • Petroglyphs left in Canada by Scandinavians 3,000 years ago?
  • We can’t find any alien neighbors and virtual reality might be to blame.
  • Burning Man: The Musical.
  • The mysterious Marree Man of outback Australia: largest geoglyph in the world.
  • Aztec 'human sacrifice' skull wall found in Mexico.
  • Mapping the Grim.
  • Interview with a weird satanist.

Quote of the Day:

Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.

John Muir

News Briefs 25-08-2015

Man, video game graphics are getting realistic!

Quote of the Day:

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.

W.B Yeats

News Briefs 24-08-2015

In your face Verve! Apparently the drugs *do* work.

Thanks @tobadzistsini.

Quote of the Day:

Never cruel or cowardly. Never give up, never give in.

The Doctor(s)