On a very minor note, there are a couple of uninteresting items in the news that we included just to fill-up the space.
- A Winged Goddess flew over Iran. Now that’s interesting.
- The world’s oldest noodles have been found in China.
- More on Zahi and the robot.
- US researchers are involved in a renewed effort to bring the Tasmanian tiger back to life through cloning.
- Scotland’s towns and settlements are proud of their roots, but few can boast the antiquity of Skara Brae on the Orkney Islands.
- American Paranormal Investigations, Inc, armed with psychics, a medicine man, and spirit specialists, is ready to investigate paranormal activity between our world and the next.
- Hundreds of people gathered in the University of Wyoming Arts & Sciences Auditorium to hear two men debate about a divine creator, evolution, and giant, invisible kangaroos orbiting Mars, preparing to invade. I’m sold on the kangaroos.
- Owners that assume that their pet’s brain works like their own are making a big mistake. Yeah, yeah, your pet is different.
- Scientists have discovered a spider in East Africa that craves human blood. Didn’t we see that movie?
- Teenage Jesus written by Doug Yurchey
- Bigfoot is making a big name for himself in a small central Illinois town after a Web site documented four supposed sightings.
- My Weekly Reader, an elementary school publication, stirred flying-saucer controversy.
- This year, Americans will shell out $3.3 billion on Halloween-related merchandise, now with adults treating themselves to outrageous get-ups, elaborate home décor, expensive Halloween night festivities — even creative pet costumes.
- The U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal yesterday from the Wiccan priestess who was excluded from giving an opening prayer.
- How to find your creative spirit and keep it.
- Mystery still surrounds Earth’s oil supply.
- The magnitude 7.6 earthquake that hit South Asia Saturday, left a death toll now estimated to be between 20,000 and 30,000, but officials expect it to rise.
- Fingerprint evidence isn’t infallible.
- Physics goes abstract.
- The discovery of a birdlike dinosaur in South America has paleontologists rethinking when, where and how one group of raptors evolved. Compare with Jameske’s story yesterday.
- China launches two taikonauts into orbit.
- The solar system’s unusual structure suggests existence of extraterrestrial civilizations.
- The Gravity Probe-B data collection ends: Was Einstein correct?
Quote of the Day
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.