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News Briefs 18-05-2016

More nonsense

Quote of the Day:

I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells

Dr. Seuss

News Briefs 17-05-2016

WANT!

Quote of the Day:

Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating.

Joel ('Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind')

News Briefs 16-05-2016

Duty called...

Quote of the Day:

"More human than human" is our motto.

Eldon Tyrell (Blade Runner)

News Briefs 13-05-2016

“The methods of science aren't foolproof, but they are indefinitely perfectible.”

With thanks to Kat!

Quote of the Day:

“The distinction between responsible moral agents and beings with diminished or no responsibility is coherent, real, and important.”

Daniel Dennett

News Briefs 12-05-2016

The first rule of Dunning-Kruger Club is...

Thanks Kat.

Quote of the Day:

There’s enough [UFO] stories out there that I don’t think everybody is just sitting in their kitchen making them up."

Hillary Clinton

News Briefs 11-05-2016

I'm sure there's a turtle-y reasonable explanation…

  • NASA just detected oxygen in the Martian atmosphere.
  • Oldest known axe discovered in Australia, claim researchers.
  • Does the brain filter out a wider awareness?
  • Lessons from 'living cadavers'.
  • Will we ever know why Nazi leader Rudolf Hess flew to Scotland in the middle of World War II?
  • New evidence may help solve famous Rendlesham UFO incident.
  • Earth's mantle moves up and down 'like a yo-yo'.
  • Severe droughts explain the fall of the Maya.
  • NASA's Kepler Mission announces largest collection of planets ever discovered.
  • Japanese diver tends an underwater shinto shrine for 25 years, makes friends with a local fish. (h/t @metaleptic)
  • Psychedelic activists aren't the LSD-dropping hippie flakes you think they are.
  • Literally "knowing by heart": Signals from heart to brain prompt feelings of familiarity.
  • Russia's 'Satan II' missile to be deployed by 2018.
  • Why are Russia's journalists so prone to conspiracy theory? (Entertainingly bad English)

Quote of the Day:

Science is a turtle that says that its own shell encloses all things.

Charles Fort

News Briefs 10-05-2016

Earth is an alien planet...

Thanks Baldrick.

Quote of the Day:

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

News Briefs 09-05-2016

Heeeeeere's Skippy!

Thanks to @TheUFOTrail.

Quote of the Day:

One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full. And he said, "Is it half full or half empty?" So I drank the water. No more problem.

Alejandro Jodorowsky