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News Briefs 23-06-2017

Bloviating bigots...

Quote of the Day:

Somehow, the universe has engineered not only its own self-awareness, but its own self-comprehension. It is hard to see this astonishing property of (at least some) living organisms as an accidental and incidental by-product of physics, a lucky fluke of biological evolution.

Paul Davies

News Briefs 22-06-2017

Todos somos huérfanos…

Thanks to Melchor Ocampo

Quote of the Day

“Spreading out may be the only thing that saves us from ourselves. I am convinced that humans need to leave Earth.”

˜Stephen Hawking

News Briefs 21-06-2017


Quote of the Day:

Our agents of culture are abdicating their responsibility to create more elevated tastes and capitulating to catering.

Maria Popova

News Briefs 20-06-2017

Seems I was a bit cock-eyed when gathering the news briefs today...

Quote of the Day:

Mark my words, when a society has to resort to the lavatory for its humour, the writing is on the wall.

Alan Bennett

News Briefs 19-06-2017

Stop pushing those pedals and have a lie down...

Quote of the Day:

Too often, we judge other groups by their worst examples while judging ourselves by our best intentions.

George W. Bush

News Briefs 16-06-2017

”Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Quote of the Day:

“Truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is.”

Winston Churchill

News Briefs 15-06-2017

A beginning is a very delicate time…

Thanks to Diana.

Quote of the Day:

"What do you despise? By this are you truly known."

˜Frank Herbert

News Briefs 14-06-2017

Seasons roll on by...

Thanks to @djp1974.

Quote of the Day:

We have to remember that what we observe is not nature in itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.

Werner Heisenberg