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News Briefs 15-02-2016

Bummer...hope you're all still here.

Quote of the Day:

We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.

Richard Dawkins

News Briefs 12-02-2016

"Whether you can observe a thing or not depends on the theory which you use. It is the theory which decides what can be observed."

Quote of the Day:

“Science is international but its success is based on institutions, which are owned by nations. If therefore, we wish to promote culture we have to combine and to organize institutions with our own power and means.”

A. Einstein

News Briefs 11-02-2016

So… does that mean the Illuminati gather at Red Lobster, then?

Quote of the Day:

"What is mind?
No matter.

What is matter?
Never mind."

˜ Bertrand Russell

News Briefs 10-02-2016

Unearthly delights...

  • Bizarre worm-shaped object on Red Planet sparks claim it is 100% proof of life on Mars
  • Were geniuses like Andy Warhol & Albert Einstein mentally ill?
  • Is 'Planet 9' really a second massive Kuiper Belt?
  • Science and superheroes: how close are we to creating real superpowers?
  • 'Alien' reports to MUFON.
  • That wasn't a meteorite that killed a man in India, NASA says.
  • Horses can read human emotions, according to new research.
  • A mammal's brain has been cryonically preserved and recovered.
  • Earth-like planets have Earth-like interiors.
  • You can train your body into thinking it's had medicine.
  • Hieronymus Bosch's 'Garden of Earthy Delights' is now a VR universe.

Quote of the Day:

The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.

Nikola Tesla

News Briefs 09-02-2016

Crumbly, but...good.

Thanks to Thommes, Kat and @mpesce.

Quote of the Day:

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.

Carl Sagan

News Briefs 08-02-2016

Blue moon...

Quote of the Day:

From out there on the Moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, "Look at that, you son of a bitch".

Edgar Mitchell

News Briefs 05-02-2016

"Sunshine cannot bleach the snow,Nor time unmake what poets know."

Quote of the Day:

“Place yourself in the middle of the stream of power and wisdom which animates all whom it floats, and you are without effort impelled to truth, to right and a perfect contentment.”

R.W. Emerson

News Briefs 04-02-2016

Defying sensibility, one link at a time.

Love and waffles to Kat, Red Pill Junkie, and David Metcalfe for some of the links!

Quote of the Day:

"We must do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It is a fact today that one in ten thousand of us can make a technological breakthrough capable of supporting all the rest."
- Buckminster Fuller