No Rick today – he’s off to Tasmania to make his fortune. Here’s some news he would have brought you if he weren’t up to his ears in thylacine droppings.
- The Bush administration asks a federal court to restore its ability to force internet service providers to give up customer data. Feds want to hide details of the case from the public.
- The million dollar race to prove that the Tasmanian Tiger still exists.
- CIA finishes a series of cyber wargames. Civilian frags were not counted.
- How good is your hearing? Can you hear something 14 billion kilometres away? Scientist posts audio of Voyager 1 at termination shock.
- UFO report leads to drug arrests. Not what you are thinking…
- Is there a shark the size of a Volkswagen prowling off the coast of Darwin, Australia? Careful out there, our friends in Oz.
- A review of National Geographic’s “Extraterrestrial”.
- Intelligent Design: why it isn’t.
- Here’s one for Rico: 17 ancient tombs found in North China.
- A Purdue University professor has invented a system to judge whether ancient inscriptions refer to people in the Bible.
- Swarm of crabs stuns Australian scientists.
- Apparitions of Mary leave a lasting impression. “He’s not the messiah…he’s a very naughty boy!”
- Heliopolis – astrology center or suburbia? In which Zahi Hawass claims Egyptian credit for the myths behind the Greek Gods.
- How does one know if an individual is demonized or “demon possessed?” Read here to find out.
- State Assemblyman seeks to change name of New Jersey Devils, due to the satanic symbolism. Truly, our world is run by idiots.
- History is littered with hoaxes, like dead rabbits in a vagina. Hey don’t blame me – read the story.
- Mystery piano man identified?
- A spate of spectacular discoveries could completely change our view of the Thracians, one of history’s most mysterious peoples.
- Irish medium offers help in finding body of murdered woman.
- What makes you organise a Sasquatch Conference?
- Idiot skeptic refutes Spontaneous Human Combustion. Should we continue giving this guy air time?
- In the impassioned debate in the US over embryonic stem cell research, both sides are convinced that lives are at stake.
- Tunisians, proud of the heritage represented by the city of Carthage, are still trying to live down that city’s reputation for infanticide.
- Next time you are accused of using a logical fallacy, ask which one. Then you will have this handy list of logical fallacies to refer to to keep your arguments straight.
Thanks to Greg. I just put the thing together, most of the real work was his.
Quote of the Day:
Humankind cannot bear very much reality.
T S Eliot