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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

News Briefs 06-06-2014

”The errors are not in the art, but in the artificers.”

Quote of the Day:

“If I have seen further it is by standing on ye sholders of Giants..”

Isaac Newton

News Briefs 04-06-2014

Thanks to Susan & King Babar

Quote of the Day:

"“Were you on the square?” the immigration official asked.
“I was,” Chan said, expecting to be detained.
Frowning, the official leaned in.
“Then go and tell the world,” the official said softly, before waving him through."

~Excerpt from the article The Tiananmen Massacre: 25 Years Later, Three Students Tell What They Saw

News Briefs 03-06-2014

Better late than never! Here's the Tuesday news briefs:

Quote of the Day:

Our generation is the first ever to have made the search for self-awareness a crime, if it is done with the use of plants or chemical compounds as the means of opening the psychic doors.

Alexander 'Sasha' Shulgin

News Briefs 02-06-2014

Wrap your brain cells around this lot:

Quote of the Day:

People do not seem to realise that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson