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News Briefs 20-06-2014

"Because there is a law such as gravity, the universe can and will create itself from nothing."

Quote of the Day:

“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.”

S. Hawking

News Briefs 19-06-2014

Another day of flooding & impossible traffic in this modern Tenochtitlán, puts me in the mood for a human sacrifice…

  • The secret for a durable religion? Mutation.
  • The Phoenix towers of China: Phallic Iconic & good for the environment.
  • Nessie a plesiosaur? Puh-leeease!
  • According to new study, dinosaurs were neither cold-blooded like reptiles, nor warm-blooded like birds & mammals.
  • Recreating the deadly Spanish flu virus --Ian Malcolm would NOT approve.
  • Dr. Jeff Meldrum explains his involvement in the abominable documentary Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives.
  • Has a Canadian company built the 1st quantum computer? Yes/No
  • Having heart problems? Take 2 Mozart CDs & call me in the morning.
  • THIS is why Elon Musk deserves to inherit Nicola Tesla's title of Coolest Inventor Alive.
  • Musk also wants to start sending humans to Mars in 10-12 years!
  • ...Oh, and in case you needed further proof of his awesomeness: Boom.
  • Double whammy: Finding dark energy & new alien planets, all for the same price.
  • New method to detect alien life: Sniffing out their farts.
  • John Lennon, a casualty of an intergalactic battle for the soul of Rock 'n Roll? That's what 'extraterrestrial expert' claims.
  • Is this the photo of a ghost in Alcatraz prison?
  • Red Pill of the Day: How to FINALLY convince your wife on getting that new UHD TV for your bedroom.

Thanks to Tlaloc & Huitzilopochtli

Quote of the Day:

"Technology leadership is not defined by patents, which history has repeatedly shown to be small protection indeed against a determined competitor, but rather by the ability of a company to attract and motivate the world’s most talented engineers."

~Elon Musk

News Briefs 18-06-2014

Ni-shūkan...

Quote of the Day:

We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize that we only have one.

~ Tom "Loki" Hiddleston

News Briefs 17-06-2014

Oh, this must be Schrödinger's house…

Quote of the Day:

I love the Pope, I love seeing him in his Pope-Mobile, his three feet of bullet proof plexi-glass. That’s faith in action folks! You know he’s got God on his side.

Bill Hicks

News Briefs 16-06-2014

I've been constantly seeing 11:11 on my clock recently. When I looked up to check my laptop battery a few days ago, this was the best example yet…

Thanks Richard.

Quote of the Day:

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.

Carl Jung

News Briefs 13-06-2014

"Whether you can observe a thing or not depends on the theory which you use..."

Quote of the Day:

“...It is the theory which decides what can be observed.”

A. Einstein

News Briefs 11-06-2014

Long ago this city was built on top of a lake.

Looks like the lake is claiming back its turf…

Thanks to Kat & Kermit the Frog.

Quote of the Day:

“It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.”

~Mark Twain

News Briefs 10-06-2014

Farewell, Lord Flashheart. Woof!

Quote of the Day:

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.

Voltaire

News Briefs 09-06-2014

The news gets newer, as we all get older.

Quote of the Day:

The golden age is before us, not behind us.

William Shakespeare