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Take a break, chill out, align your frequency, lean back, and enjoy TDG news.

  • The first four-legged animals inched along.
  • Ancient and modern man lived side by side.
  • New Orleans is flooded in wake of Hurricane Katrina. Don’t miss the slide show.
  • A new structure, a 200′ diameter circle, is found at an ancient Ohio site. Chapa Eye?
  • Humans smell like bloodhounds.
  • Iranian archaeologists say that the historical sites in Iran’s northern province of Mazandaran has been looted leaving 100,000 illegal excavation holes.
  • The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Zahi Hawass, discusses his greatness, his career, his pursuit of stolen antiquities, his being a media whore, and his hat. Pic is suitable for framing at your shrine.
  • Creationists and New Agers have formed a common front to undermine mainstream archaeology and its scientific view of the human past. Are they winning?
  • Update on the Swaziland King as he chooses a new wife (to stable with the 12 others) from among 20,00 topless teens. It’s so good being king.
  • Robot watchdog keeps overeaters on a tight leash. Hey you, dog, Klaatu barada nikto and pass the potatoes.
  • Tens of thousands of people armed with 100 tones of plum tomatoes took part in the Tomatina, joyously splattering each other in the Spanish town of Bunol.
  • Briton finds a venomous centipede in his house.
  • Parasites brainwash grasshoppers into death dive.
  • The human Y chromosome — the DNA chunk that makes a man a man — has lost so many genes over evolutionary time that some scientists have suspected it might disappear in 10 million years. But a new study says it’ll stick around.
  • Simply mentioning words like ‘wheeze’ can activate the brains of people with asthma.
  • Asteroid dust may influence weather.
  • Some of the great apes, chimps, gorillas, and orangutans, could be extinct within a human generation.
  • Chimp genetic code opens human frontiers.
  • The first-ever chimp fossils are found.
  • Robotic bat ‘sees’ with sound.
  • The work at the Los Alamos national laboratory in New Mexico has revealed that a thimbleful of soil typically contains at least one million bacterial species.
  • What Is this strange Texas ‘Chicken-Eater’? (Can you say Chupacabra?)
  • It’s a mystery even Doctor Who would struggle to explain – a Tardis has appeared in a wall in Glasgow’s east end.
  • ‘Tiger stripes’ and a mysterious ‘hot spot’ are found on Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
  • Space Penguin Could Hop Around Moon to Explore.
  • Spacecraft powered by nuclear fission reactors are of limited use to astronomers.
  • NASA’s New Horizons aims for the final frontier.

Quote of the Day

The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.

Kin Hubbard