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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

News Briefs 01-08-2014

”The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is or has been is but the twilight of the dawn.”

Quote of the Day:

“We were making the future, and hardly any of us troubled to think what future we were making.”

H.G. Wells

News Briefs 31-07-2014

History Channel's The World Wars was Ok, but showing McArthur without his epic pipe? That's like showing a shaven Gandalf without his pointy hat!

Thanks to Richard, for covering for me last week (sorry I forgot, old pal!)

Quote of the Day:

“When you draw from the past, you’re stuck with the myths as they are. Fantasy and science fiction are the mythos of the future. Pop cultural mythos are strong mythos to hold on to, so why not explain magick in terms of the Force?”

~Oberon Zell-Ravenheart (née Timothy Zell)