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News Briefs 29-01-2015

Damn giants grow taller each year…

Thanks to the inventor of ellipsis --whoever you were...

Quote of the Day:

"Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day."

~E. B. White, responding to a letter-writer in 1973, Letters of Note.

News Briefs 28-01-2015

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Photo of the Day:

Milky Way over the Seven Strong Men by Sergei Makurin

News Briefs 27-01-2015

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.

Quote of the Day:

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Martin Luther

News Briefs 26-01-2014

Revised guidelines...

Thanks to @UnlikelyWorlds and @AnomalistNews.

Quote of the Day:

Those of us who are old enough to remember the first half of the 'UFO era' have the definite perception that the public discussion of the topic has devolved. As a society, we are collectively stupider on this subject than we were a generation ago.

Larry Lemke

News Briefs 23-01-2015

"Every experiment destroys some of the knowledge of the system which was obtained by previous experiments."

Quote of the Day:

“Light and matter are both single entities, and the apparent duality arises in the limitations of our language.”

W. Heisenberg

News Briefs 22-01-2015

If you think you know what the hell is going on...

Thanks to @MattStaggs, @elakdawalla and @UnlikelyWorlds.

Quote of the Day:

The things you own end up owning you.

Tyler Durden (Fight Club)

News Briefs 21-01-2015

Remember, the mystery of consciousness is all in your head folks...

Quote of the Day:

I'm a reasonable guy. I've just experienced some very unreasonable things

Jack Burton, in Big Trouble in Little China

News Briefs 20-01-2015

Welcome to the prison library.

Quote of the Day:

When I worked in the prison library, I learnt that the books someone read said everything about them I'd need to know.

Ken London (via @cultauthor)

News Briefs 19-01-2015

Happy 82nd birthday (for yesterday) to the late, great, Saint Bob...

Thanks @drjohnwardkt.

Quote of the Day:

It's important to abolish the unconscious dogmatism that makes people think their way of looking at reality is the only sane way of viewing the world. My goal is to try to get people into a state of generalized agnosticism, not agnosticism about God alone, but agnosticism about everything.

Robert Anton Wilson