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News Briefs 30-01-2015

"Reason is immortal, all else mortal."

Quote of the Day:

“Let no one persuade you by word or deed to do or say whatever is not best for you.”

Pythagoras

News Briefs 29-01-2015

Damn giants grow taller each year…

Thanks to the inventor of ellipsis --whoever you were...

Quote of the Day:

"Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day."

~E. B. White, responding to a letter-writer in 1973, Letters of Note.

News Briefs 28-01-2015

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Photo of the Day:

Milky Way over the Seven Strong Men by Sergei Makurin

News Briefs 27-01-2015

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

Quote of the Day:

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Martin Luther

News Briefs 26-01-2014

Revised guidelines...

Thanks to @UnlikelyWorlds and @AnomalistNews.

Quote of the Day:

Those of us who are old enough to remember the first half of the 'UFO era' have the definite perception that the public discussion of the topic has devolved. As a society, we are collectively stupider on this subject than we were a generation ago.

Larry Lemke

News Briefs 23-01-2015

"Every experiment destroys some of the knowledge of the system which was obtained by previous experiments."

Quote of the Day:

“Light and matter are both single entities, and the apparent duality arises in the limitations of our language.”

W. Heisenberg

News Briefs 22-01-2015

If you think you know what the hell is going on...

Thanks to @MattStaggs, @elakdawalla and @UnlikelyWorlds.

Quote of the Day:

The things you own end up owning you.

Tyler Durden (Fight Club)

News Briefs 21-01-2015

Remember, the mystery of consciousness is all in your head folks...

Quote of the Day:

I'm a reasonable guy. I've just experienced some very unreasonable things

Jack Burton, in Big Trouble in Little China

News Briefs 20-01-2015

Welcome to the prison library.

Quote of the Day:

When I worked in the prison library, I learnt that the books someone read said everything about them I'd need to know.

Ken London (via @cultauthor)