People ask me if aliens exist, how come they haven’t said hello to us yet? I point to examples like the tragedy in Beslin, Russia, and man’s ability to slaughter several hundred children just to make a political point. I wouldn’t want to visit this planet either, people make me sick.
- A tomb has been discovered between the Pyramid of Khafre and the Sphinx. Why did Zahi need to climb a pyramid for a bird’s-eye-view, hasn’t he heard of a tape measure?
- Two amateur French researchers believe they have located a secret chamber that containts the remains of the Pharaoh Khufu. You may recall the late Dr Khalil Messiha theorised the exact same location.
- Ancient China’s Imperial Tombs: pyramids or just big piles of dirt?
- Human ancestors may have walked upright 6 million years ago, 2 million years more than previously thought.
- Neanderthals had it no tougher than modern Inuits, researchers propose. “It’s harder than it looks,” reply modern Inuits.
- Vandals destroy portable loos, but leave the excavation of an Iron Age stone house alone. That’s what I like, vandals with a conscience!
- West London’s Science Museum is opening up its vast storerooms for public tours. I wonder if vandals get discounted entry fees?
- Does Russia have its own version of Stonehenge?
- Was Ancient India ravaged by nuclear-like weapons? You can read more at UFOIndia.org.
- Clerk fooled by $200 Bill with Bush’s face on it. TDG creator Greg Taylor and his staff fooled by monopoly money.
- One in five men has a woman’s brains. One in five women ask for their brains back.
- A Japanese professor claims women’s pubic hair can affect their personality, even the success of Japan itself. Either that’s the worst excuse for a Professor to see a woman naked or he’s been watching too much adult anime.
- A 6-foot-tall 275-pound bearded man gatecrashed a children’s birthday party, called himself “Vengeance”, then swiped the birthday cake. The Comic Book guy from the Simpsons exists! And he said “night”, not “knight”.
- Earthquake research team’s journey to the centre of the San Andreas Fault.
- Burrowing owls use dung to attract dinner. I know some fast food franchises who use the same tactics to attract customers.
- The science of fiction, an article by Philip Pullman.
- Fantasy or realism: how do you prefer your fiction?
- Philadelphia could become world’s largest wireless hotspot. Let the Matrix begin!
- The latest UFO sightings include Ohio and England.
- Is it best to phone extraterrestrials, or write them a letter?
- A Jupiter-sized planet has been discovered.
- Scientists will attempt to map the known universe. Perhaps they could use the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy as a reference.
- This Wednesday, NASA will broadcast its attempt to catch a falling space capsule. I can’t believe two pilots volunteered for this!
- Contest to develop orbital passenger flights hots up.
- Computers just keep getting thinner. Not if they’re on the TDG news diet.
Quote of the Day:
The majority of people dismiss those things that lie beyond the bounds of their own understanding as absurd and not worth thinking about.
from the novel The Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami