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News Briefs 15-08-2014

“Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.”

Quote of the Day:

“Death only grasps; to live is to pursue. 
Dream on! There's nothing but illusion true!”

O.W. Holmes Sr.

News Briefs 14-08-2014

This has been a bleak week. Let's just hope it doesn't get any darker…

Thanks to Rick & emlong

Quote of the Day:

“If you know why your God is so stupid, feel free and call us.”

~Matt Dillahunty, co-host of The Atheist Experience TV show.

News Briefs 13-08-2014

The fool & the Holy Grail.

Quote of the Day:

"The real secret of magic is that the world is made of words, and that if you know the words that the world is made of, you can make of it whatever you wish."

~ Terence McKenna, from Alien Dreamtime

News Briefs 12-08-2014

O'captain, my captain

Quote of the Day:

Carpe diem.

News Briefs 11-08-2014

NOT the end of the world. Yet.

Thanks to Kat for links

Quote of the Day:

The supermoon is a 16-inch pizza compared with a 15-inch pizza. It's a slightly bigger moon; I ain't using the adjective 'supermoon.'

Neil deGrasse Tyson

News Briefs 08-08-2014

“Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.”

Quote of the Day:

“You saw something you were not supposed to see — something few elements have been aware of, let alone witnessed.”

P.K. Dick

News Briefs 07-08-2014

Only 2 months left!

  • Prion Pee-on: New urine test could determine if you're going to turn into a human mad cow.
  • Romancing the (cold) stone: ESA's Rosetta becomes the 1st human spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet.
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson has had it with your Monsanto fear-mongering!
  • After several memorable cameos, Stephen Hawking is finally having his own movie --and it has Oscar written all over it.
  • Mike Clelland: If you've seen a UFO up close, there's a chance you are an abductee --and my 2 cents on the matter.
  • Robotic exoskeleton gives Korean workers super-strength. Now in case of an alien queen attack, they can all do a proper Gangnam-style fight.
  • Giant spiders: Monstrous myth or terrifying truth?
  • What's next for the Newkirk couple after visiting the lair of Mothman? Why visiting a secret Nazi compound in California!
  • Last week I said adiós to my long-running Red Pills of the Week on Mysterious Universe, so I decided to go out with a bang.
  • The 'retirement' didn't last long though: Here's my essay on the weird connections between Alien close encounters, Celtic traditions, Mayan legends &... salt?
  • You wanna cry about something worthier than the Red Pills? Studio Ghibli is shutting down!! :'(
  • Just act natural: Video of a bear walking on two legs is Sasquatchly freaky.
  • Attention, conspiracy theorists! The Warren Commission report on JFK assassination has been digitized, and is available online
  • Grimerican blogger Fortean Mind, on the 'Science' of Myth building.
  • Tangentially Speaking: Chris Ryan talks to Ethnobotanist extraordinaire Dennis McKenna.
  • Red Pill of the Day: The downside of inviting Dr. Ian Malcolm to your wedding.

Quote of the Day:

"Psychologists have hitherto failed to realize that imagination is a necessary ingredient of perception itself."

~Immanuel Kant

News Briefs 05-08-2014

Fly, you fools

Quote of the Day:

I think it would be great to be born on Earth and to die on Mars. Just hopefully not at the point of impact

Elon Musk

News Briefs 04-08-2014

Don't you believe it!

Quote of the Day:

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Buddha