The inquisition, let’s begin…
- Chinese archaeologists discover a foreigner helped to build the Terracotta Army.
- The ancient world rises via the stones of the Salisbury plain.
- Picknett and Prince defend Dan Brown from the bandwagon-jumping nay-sayers. Picknett and Prince’s related book The Templar Revelation: Secret Guardians of the True Identity of Christ is available at Amazon US & UK.
- Professor Paul Davies turned 60 recently, and in celebration hosted a conference covering topics ranging from cosmology to consciousness. Worth the read.
- The Cosmic Log mailbag has plenty on last week’s story about scientific evidence for UFOs.
- Shuttle launch countdown begins. Well, not *the* countdown…otherwise it would be launched already wouldn’t it.
- British Freedom of Information office accused of being secretive. That really is quite funny…
- Do we all have a thin grasp of reality, or is it just a scientist saying ‘stupid sh*t‘?
- Research seeks answers to mysterious musical phenomenon.
- Brain can be made to self-repair.
- The language you speak may determine your math skills. I speak native Neandertal.
- Ultrasound technique may help regrow teeth.
- Tropical ice cores reveal two abrupt global climate shifts.
- New study finds that warming was the key factor in last year’s hurricane season.
- Air-conditioning and lack of sleep promote obesity. Sounds like I’ll be packing on the pounds this summer…
- British doctors review their euthanasia stance.
- Scientist calls for stricter regulation of the influence of pharmaceutical companies in medical issues.
- Test tube meat nears the dinner table. Grandma Grail better install a lab, quick-smart!
- New species of snake discovered in Borneo, which has the chameleon-like ability to change colour to suit its surroundings. No wonder we took so long to find it…
- Rare giant beetle scares workers, but is spared the 2-pound hammer.
- Did lions kill villagers as revenge for their kidnapped cubs?
- Symposium on ‘The Occult Life of Things‘ to be held in Spain next month.
- New research suggests pirates were spreaders of democracy. Ahoy, Cap’n Dubya! Where’s Master Bates, Seaman Staines and Roger the Cabin boy?
Quote of the Day:
I think anybody who doesn’t think I’m smart enough to handle the job is misunderestimating
George W. Bush