Jameske had computer troubles, so consider this the Thurdnesday news…
- Historian attacks Rosslyn Chapel for ‘cashing in on Da Vinci Code’. Damn bandwagon-jumping chapel.
- The Christian Post worries about the unchallenged influence of Mr H. Potter. Get thee behind me, Kat!
- Intelligent Design think-tank struggles to recover from court ruling.
- Was the famous Socorro UFO sighting ‘just’ a lunar lander?
- On aliens, anarchists and axes of evil. A review of Brad and Sherry Steiger’s Conspiracies and Secret Societies: The Complete Dossier (Amazon US and UK).
- The Book of Daniel – a review of Daniel Pinchbeck’s 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, released today (Amazon US).
- Slowdown in Tropical Pacific Flow pinned on climate change.
- Endangered species list expands to 16,000.
- U.S. seeks laser weapon to shoot down enemy satellites.
- DARPA announces 2007 Urban Challenge for autonomous vehicles.
- Scientist warns of nanotechnology dangers. Can you imagine the warning label though, you’d need a microscope to see it.
- Study finds that acupuncture may control vomiting after chemo.
- Time releases its 100 Most Influential People list. Rico will be happy to see Bono on there (although personally, I listen more to the Edge). And guess which of your favourite Egyptologists made it?
- Four hundred dead dolphins wash up in Africa.
- Did million year long eruptions cause mass extinction?
- Saturn’s rotation puts astronomers in a spin.
- Wanted: Hominids for clinical drug trials.
- New lie detection technology worries Stanford ethicist.
- Is FTL propagation allowed by the laws of physics?
- Microsoft and The Times to bring print to the web?
Quote of the Day:
I think people have a very narrow conception of what is possible with reality, that we’re surrounded by the howling abyss of the unknowable and nobody knows what’s out there.