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News Briefs 30-05-2014

“It is hidden but always present.”

Quote of the Day:

“Knowing others is intelligence;
 knowing yourself is true wisdom.”

Lao Zi

News Briefs 29-05-2014

Thank you, Bryan Singer, for making me feel 14 years younger after I left the multiplex last Saturday!

Thanks to Jonathan, Kat & Logan.

Quote of the Day:

"From the point of view of many scientists, gods represent an explanation for the unknown. Scientists are focused on trying to understand the unknown, so there is a fundamental conflict. That said, some scientists find religion useful and perhaps even fulfilling."

~Stanley Prusiner. Nobel laureate, scientific heretic & discoverer of prions.

News Briefs 28-05-2014


Thanks Kat & Greg.

Quote of the Day:

In Norwegian, Våryr means “spring dizzy”; the word is used to describe what people experience when, after the long, dark winter, the days begin to lengthen.

~ Jonathan Carroll

News Briefs 27-05-2014

Hey dude, don't lean on me man...

Quote of the Day:

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace in a continual state of alarm (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing them with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

News Briefs 26-05-2014

Late, but great:

Thanks to Kat for links

Quote of the Day:

God exists because mathematics is undoubtedly consistent and the devil exists because we cannot prove the consistency

Herrman Weyl

News Briefs 23-05-2014

"Are you sure that a floor cannot also be a ceiling?"

With thanks to Kat!

Quote of the Day:

“The result of the struggle between the thought and the ability to express it, between dream and reality, is seldom more than a compromise or an approximation.”

M.C. Escher

News Briefs 22-05-2014

...All I'm sayin' is, Pacific Rim was waaaay better, k?

Thanks to the cold-blooded Oni.

Quote of the Day:

"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly."

~R. Buckminster Fuller

News Briefs 21-05-2014

I feel like a Podling who's had his essence sucked out by a Skeksi...

Quote of the Day:

“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic — the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we’re alone.”

~ Charles de Lint