Something wicked this way comes. Ah no, it’s just the next issue of Sub Rosa…
- I know you’ve all been waiting for this day. Join the Zahi Hawass fan club. I’d imagine we will have a few agent provocateurs out there…
- Goddess statues discovered on Crete.
- Investigating one of Australia’s biggest UFO mysteries.
- What’s inside the mind of an inventor.
- Something like this? New remote-controlled pill-sized camera to crawl around your gut. Something about that is just a bit creepy.
- Machines making machines. A new twist on self-replication.
- A short interview with Ray Kurzweil regarding his new book, The Singularity is Near (#15 on Amazon charts currently). Also, here’s a review.
- Black holes aren’t so black. “Kind of Black Holes” doesn’t have the same ring to it though.
- Space elevator concept undergoes real-world testing.
- ‘Snowball Earth‘ theory comes under fire.
- Cosmic expansion is not to blame for your bulging waistline.
- Intelligent Design case to undergo 2-pronged test.
- Is Intelligent Design out of this world?
- Ufology is dead! Long live ufology!
- Was a man killed during an alien abduction 25 years ago?
- New book explains the age-old mystery of geometrical illusions.
- Tasmania’s mushrooms hide magic. That’s a provocatively worded title…
- Yahoo to make all public domain books available on the ‘net. Maybe someone should tell them about that Project Gutenberg thing that’s been around for a while now…
- Stream of consciousness breaks up into islands when we sleep.
- Pathological liars show evidence of brain structure abnormalities.
- Six drinks that made history.
- Genetically-modified mice regrow organs.
- Australian scientists win Nobel Prize for ulcer bug discovery – a theory which the ‘orthodoxy’ refused to accept initially.
- id Software’s John Carmack (Doom, Quake) plays at making rockets in his spare time (spaceship type ones, not for the Quake rocket-launcher…).
- Google continues to take over the world: Google offers free wifi to San Francisco. And: Google to build 1 million square feet of offices at the NASA Ames research facility in new partnership. I think I saw Skynet blink…
- Sony pull Playstation Jesus advert after complaints from Christians. Personally, I think they missed a good opportunity on the hand stigmata-handset controller angle.
- Angry ghost caught on video?
- Sun’s new intensity to blame for global warming?
- Speaking of the Sun, National Geographic has video of the annular eclipse yesterday across Europe and Africa.
- Popular movies are condoning sex and drugs. Three cheers for popular movies!
- Witch wins her fight to make her broomstick tax-deductible.
- From the ‘Miracles of Science’ file: scientists figure out formula for perfect sandcastle.
Quote of the Day:
It’s absurd and crazy, in countries which call themselves advanced and democratic, that there should exist medieval laws that will send people to prison for years, simply for exploring their own consciousness through the “gratuituous graces” that nature has provided.
Graham Hancock (from our ‘Sub Rosa‘ interview)