Get your fingers typing, the smell of apathy is in the air…
- Brits develop a magic ink that attracts metal and opens the way for RFID tags. They’ll know what you bought and what you did with it.
- Psychic claims she was haunted by the ghost of James Dean for 40 years. Cool.
- Riddle of the ‘horse rippers‘. Or as they might be called in the scientific terminology, ‘sadistic assholes who I wouldn’t mind cornering in a dark alley’.
- Whales acting strange in Hawaiian bay. They probably think that of us on a perpetual basis.
- Scientists have enlisted a new ally in the battle to save the planet – Popeye.
- Ginseng found to interfere with blood-clotting drug.
- GM bacteria boosts cancer therapy. Bacteria sounds spooky enough, but GM bacteria?
- ‘Mood’ enzyme linked to teen suicide.
- Female rice farmers are plowing their fields at night in the nude to please the rain god during a dry spell in southwestern Nepal. Yep, that’s bound to please any god.
- In a related item, the dark side of superstitious India.
- Black magic link to Cornwall’s murder riddle.
- If you’re feeling a little ill, what could be better for your constitution then a good whiff of radioactive gas.
- Pet tiger cat is able to sense death.
- Robert Bauval waxes lyrical about Count Cagliostro.
- Catapult makers were the celebrity scientists of their day. Or should that be the ‘rock’ stars of their day?
- Arctic island yields evidence of 500-year-old gold swindle.
- Wreck of mysterious polar ship to become state preserve. It’s all happening in the Arctic regions, who’s going to be TDG’s roving reporter up there?
- Computer to show Scottish landscape as it was 15,000 years ago.
- Broad leaves may have evolved as carbon dioxide levels dropped.
- We may owe our evolution success to our longevity.
- Astrobiology interviews Steve Squires, principal investigator for the Mars rover mission.
- More on Cassini probing Titan’s mysteries.
- Naked white dwarf shows scientists its dead stellar engine. Those voyeuristic scientists…
- South Africans relax. Physics professor explains away UFO as Venus sighting. I know I mistake Venus for a metallic flying craft every night, why can’t it be true for everyone else.
- Scientists attempt to perfect the moving robot.
- Attempt by 100-year-old to break the 100 metre record foiled by malfunctioning clock.
Quote of the Day:
The symbolic display seen by the abductees is identical to the type of initiation ritual or astral voyage that is imbedded in the [occult] traditions of every culture…the structure of abduction stories is identical to that of occult initiation rituals…the UFO beings of today belong to the same class of manifestation as the [occult] entities that were described in centuries past.