A rare discovery in Egypt of seals for soldiers who collected ferric oxide, used to make red paints. Can the Egyptologists speak for themselves, or does Zahi Hawass have to get his name in every media release possible?
Professor Jakob, the man who stole Homo Floresiensis, has discovered a community of pygmies. You can read more, with comments, here. For some odd reason, Prof Jakob strongly reminds me of a certain Egyptologist whose name is Hawass … no wait, that’s too obvious, I’ll call him by his first name Zahi.
Borneo is a hotbed for the discovery of new species of flora and fauna, but will they soon be extinct species?
Will our generation be the last to see live tigers?
Did our universe begin as a liquid? If so, then it vindicates Ancient Egyptian myths of life emerging from the Primordial Sea, and the Vedic accounts of the Sea of Churning Milk.
The mystery of dark matter, and Philip Pullman’s brilliant books about Dust.
Do mirror neurons make it possible for us to read minds? I know what you’re thinking, Greg.
Make a bid for a Mind-Reading Machine on Ebay. The photo is priceless. Or you can make your own from tin-foil and a lot of wishful thinking.
Natasha Demkina, the girl with x-ray eyes, gets four tests out of seven correct. But this isn’t enough to convince many skeptics. Perhaps Demkina can use her x-ray vision and tell us what lies between these skeptics’ ears.
A Russian cyberneticist says mirrors do more than merely reflect our physical image. I asked myself am I mouse or man, the mirror squeaked, away I ran.
Quote of the Day:
…two different worlds, consciousness and unconsciousness. Most of us are living in those two worlds, one foot in one or the other, and all of us are living on the borderline. That’s my definition of human life.