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News Briefs 09-05-2016

Heeeeeere's Skippy!

Thanks to @TheUFOTrail.

Quote of the Day:

One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full. And he said, "Is it half full or half empty?" So I drank the water. No more problem.

Alejandro Jodorowsky

News Briefs 06-05-2016

"Our responsibility is much greater than we might have supposed, because it involves all mankind."

Quote of the Day:

“The real nature of the present revealed itself: it was what exists, all that was not present did not exist.”

Jean Paul Sartre

News Briefs 05-05-2016

With so many people feeling this means the end of the world is nigh, just remember: *Every day* is the end of the world for someone, somewhere.

  • Brave New World: Biotech company granted ethical permission to use stem sell technology to stimulate the nervous system of brain-dead patients.
  • Bernardo Kastrup: You're being subtly deceived (again) by that recent LSD study.
  • IBM is letting anyone play with their quantum computer --anyone that knows HOW quantum computing works, that is.
  • When robots are instruments of male desire.
  • The self-powered camera is one of this year's Invention Award winners.
  • The good news: Ancient DNA reveals ancestry and migration history of modern Europeans.
  • The bad news: Rising seas are swamping our archeological heritage.
  • Global warming is slowly suffocating our oceans.
  • In order to control wild carp populations, Australians are giving them herpes. Wait, what?!
  • Planet 9 just got weirder.
  • Oh look, Canada will have its 1st National Public Hearing on UFOs. I wonder what kind of 'experts' they'll gather…
  • Sonic boom drama over Doncaster: Typhoon jets intercepting AirFrance airliner, or dogfight with UFO rising from the North Sea? You be the judge!
  • Turkish witness photographs oval UFO.
  • The things you learn by setting up a Google news alert for the word "Satanic."
  • Economic inequality between first class passengers and the rest of us lowly plebes, is the #1 cause of 'air rage' --that and the f$#%in baby crying on seat D27!!
  • Red Pill of the Day: Screenwriter issues formal apology for penning the script of Dragon Ball: Evolution. And you thought Majin Buu was the biggest redemption story in the whole saga!

Thanks to my uncle Juan Ramón. Buen viaje, tío!

Quote of the Day:

"Maybe this world is another planet's hell."

~Aldous Huxley

News Briefs 04-05-2016

Burn the Witch

Quote of the Day:

'Stars are never sleeping / Dead ones and the living'

David Bowie

News Briefs 03-05-2016

TFW when you start the week with good momentum, and all of a sudden...

Quote of the Day:

The Earth is mostly just a boneyard. But pretty in the sunlight.

Larry McMurtry

News Briefs 02-05-2016

After almost 18 years of posting news briefs, I'm all about the joy in repetition...

Quote of the Day:

Make sure that your religion is a matter between you and God only.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

News Briefs 29-04-2016

“It is by logic that we prove, but by intuition that we discover.”

Quote of the Day:

“To doubt everything or to believe everything are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection.” Henri Poincaré

News Briefs 28-04-2016

Where the hell is Doc Brown when we need him??

Quote of the Day:

"And God said unto Noah, 'Go forth and procureth a scissor lift, a pneumatic impact wrench and a shit-ton of polyurethane. Oh, and worry not about the specifics of hull displacement for the arbitrary load you'll be carrying."

˜Rantings of a Ranga's response to Creationist Ken Ham.