News, news and more news. We don't just fill your Xmas stocking, we're here for the duration.

News Briefs 24-12-2014

Happy Xmas to all, and to all a good night!

Thanks @anomalistnews and @djp1974.

Quote of the Day:

Christmas is not a time nor a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

Calvin Coolidge

News Briefs 22-12-2014

Books!

Quote of the Day:

It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Douglas Adams

News Briefs 18-12-2014

It's beginning to look a lot like...something.

Quote of the Day:

If you deny my request for a pardon, I will serve my time knowing that sometimes you have to pay a heavy price to live in a free society. I will gladly pay that price if it means we could have a country that is truly conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all women and men are created equal.

Chelsea Manning

News Briefs 16-12-2014

Happy birthday Bill. Remember folks, it's just a ride.

Quote of the Day:

Here's what we can do to change the world right now to a better ride. Take all that money we spend on weapons and defence each year and instead spend it feeding, clothing and educating the poor of the world, which it would many times over, not one human being excluded.

Bill Hicks

News Briefs 12-12-2014

  • Marie Celeste reveals how strange life in dark water can be.
  • Younger Dryas comet impact enfolded in Giza Pyramids?
  • Geminid meteor shower visible this weekend.
  • Organic compounds synthesized by cosmic impacts?
  • Deepening mystery behind source of comet’s water...
  • Ice on comet suggests different origin for oceans.
  • The Great Green Wall fights sands of time.
  • Staring into the imaginary abyss.
  • Final destination altered by from psychic.
  • Unraveling the algorithm of your dreams...
  • Life on Mars?
  • Leaf butterflies and evolution.
  • Ornithological family tree unveiled.
  • Focusing the scope of NASA’s search for life on other planets.
  • Space & Time, via Christopher Nolan.
  • Thawing climate change policies in Peru?
  • Aquilops, the bunny-shaped dinosaur.
  • Rising temperatures and dwindling water supplies.
  • Shocking evidence of the looming robot uprising.

Endless thanks for another enlightening year at TDG. Here's to a brilliant, bountiful 2015!

Quote of the Day:

David Bowman

News Briefs 11-12-2014

Last News Briefs of 2014 for me. My, how time flies when you're having Fort!

Thanks to the whole TDG community for another stellar year. Enjoy the holidays!

Quote of the Day:

“If the fool would persist in his folly, he would become wise.”

~William Blake

News Briefs 09-12-2014

Short and sweet so that I can sleep!

Quote of the Day:

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.

Alan Watts

News Briefs 08-12-2014

Have you had your passport stamped?

Thanks David.

Quote of the Day:

We cannot be sure that we study something real, because we do not know what reality is; we can only be sure that our study will help us understand more, far more, about ourselves.

Jacques Vallee, Passport to Magonia