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News Briefs 21-04-2016

Have joy.

Quote of the Day

"Creativity is Intelligence having fun."

˜Albert Einstein

News Briefs 20-04-2016

Nothing to see here.

  • Oldest depiction of Ancient Egyptian demons found.
  • Did a coded message lead an American to a lost civilization in China?
  • First scientific analysis of Mesolithic shaman headdresses.
  • How to hide from aliens.
  • Psychologists study intense awe astronauts feel viewing Earth from space.
  • Will we know extraterrestrial life when we see it?
  • We are closing in on possible whereabouts of Planet Nine
  • Researchers can identify you by your brain waves with 100 percent accuracy.
  • New evidence that grandmothers were crucial for human evolution.
  • Mysterious painted skull found in Vienna.
  • Alien 'Wow!' signal could be explained after almost 40 years.
  • Study shows how LSD mimics infant's mind as ego dissolves.
  • Most video game players experience flashbacks and hallucinations.
  • Did comets kick-start life on Earth? Chemists find missing piece of puzzle.
  • 'Magic mushroom' drug psilocybin may ease pain of rejection.
  • A tiny forest tribe built a DIY drone from YouTube to fight off illegal loggers.
  • Oscar, the fake Frankenstein's Chicken.
  • Stonehenge was the work of Satan's army of giants, says Christian who somehow has a Ph.D.
  • Flying Spaghetti Monster is not God, rules mortal judge.

Quote of the Day:

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau

News Briefs 19-04-2016

Happy Bicycle Day!

Quote of the Day:

Deliberate provocation of mystical experience, particularly by LSD and related hallucinogens, in contrast to spontaneous visionary experiences, entails dangers that must not be underestimated. Practitioners must take into account the peculiar effects of these substances, namely their ability to influence our consciousness, the innermost essence of our being. The history of LSD to date amply demonstrates the catastrophic consequences that can ensue when its profound effect is misjudged and the substance is mistaken for a pleasure drug.

Albert Hofmann

News Briefs 18-04-2016

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Quote of the Day:

When the whole world is running toward a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction seems to have lost his mind.

C.S. Lewis

News Briefs 16-04-2016

”A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.

Quote of the Day:

“Once you can honestly say, "I don't know", then it becomes possible to get at the truth.”

R. Heinlein

News Briefs 14-04-2016

Suicide Squad can't get here fast enough.

Thanks to Redington and Harley.

Quote of the Day:

"I smoke medical marijuana because my 3rd eye has glaucoma."

˜Bill Maher

News Briefs 13-04-2016

We are bearly aware of our surroundings.

  • The ancient Peruvian mystery solved from space.
  • A billionaire's plan to send robots powered by lasers to Alpha Centauri.
  • Alcohol to be banned from Stonehenge celebrations.
  • Robot finds no 'Nessie Lair' in Loch Ness, but finds a Nessie.
  • Can we sense magnetic fields?
  • Neanderthals may have been infected by diseases carried out of Africa by humans.
  • How an internet mapping glitch turned a random Kansas farm into a digital hell.
  • Do our dynamic brains predict the world?
  • Birth control pills are turning male amphibians into females.
  • Psychics 'can't predict the future and we never read clients' minds'.
  • Terrified couple draw picture of 'Werewolf of Worcester' after claiming to have bumped into it in the Cotswolds.
  • Smashed skulls suggest large European battle 3,200 years ago.
  • Massive undersea crab swarm caught on video.

Quote of the Day:

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

Friedrich Nietzsche

News Briefs 12-04-2016

Meep meep!

Thanks Adam Gorightly and @Fortean_UK.

Quote of the Day:

The holy warrior is he who struggles with himself.

Idries Shah