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News Briefs 29-10-2015

Scariest. Halloween. Ever!

Thanks to Paul

Quote of the Day:
"I awoke only to find that the rest of the world was still asleep."

~Leonardo da Vinci

News Briefs 28-10-2015

They are out there.

  • Scientists to scan ancient pyramids with cosmic rays to find hidden chambers and other secrets.
  • Maybe it's time to stop snickering about aliens.
  • Survey that revealed widespread iffy research practices in psychology was itself iffy.
  • Consumer 3D printer used to create human tissue.
  • Sonic tractor beam invented.
  • Biscuit that survived the Titanic sells for $23,000.
  • The people who stole the moon.
  • Hung, drawn and quartered skeleton found in Welsh pub could be English saint.
  • Reclusive programmer Steve Grand is creating a farmyard of virtual animals out of code.
  • Bronze Age warrior’s tomb discovered in Pylos, Greece.
  • Cassini is about to taste the huge geysers of Enceladus.
  • Frozen cave lion cubs found in Siberia.
  • Mysterious artefact dug up in Pennsylvania: Ancient Grenade?
  • Haunting new find of death masks from ancient Siberian warrior race.
  • Brain-controlling sound waves used to steer genetically modified worms.
  • Quote of the Day:

    Everyone's quick to blame the alien.


News Briefs 27-10-2015

Only 11 days left to help fund this amazing collector's edition UFO book by Jacques Vallee - get in!

Quote of the Day:

We must go not only into space, but eventually, by any means found necessary, into the stars. Creatures we cannot even imagine, evolved from us, our passengers on that trip, will thank us – their nameless ancestors who carried the fire of life away from one sun, and into the potential bay of eternity.

Vinay Gupta

News Briefs 26-10-2015

Sigillum Dei Infinitum...

Quote of the Day:

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.

Greg Hill

News Briefs 23-10-2015

"When skies are hanged and oceans drowned, the single secret will still be man."

Quote of the Day:

“I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.”

E.E. Cummings

News Briefs 22-10-2015

If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour... you're gonna see some serious news stories…

Quote of the Day:

--"Then tell me, future boy, who's President of the United States in 1985?"
--"Ronald Reagan."
--"Ronald Reagan? The actor?? Then who's vice president? Jerry Lewis?!"

~Excerpt from the film Back to the Future (As if you needed me to write it)

News Briefs 21-10-2015

Welcome back to the future

News Briefs 20-10-2015

'Pull my finger'...

Quote of the Day:

At this very minute, with almost absolute certainty, radio waves sent forth by other intelligent civilizations are falling on the Earth... Someday, from somewhere out among the stars, will come the answers to many of the oldest, most important, and most exciting questions mankind has asked.

Frank Drake

News Briefs 19-10-2015

Who you jivin' with that cosmik debris?

Thanks Blair.

Quote of the Day:

The most important thing to do in your life is to not interfere with somebody else's life.

Frank Zappa