My Maroon cup runneth over…
- Google’s “Paypal killer” looks interesting, but why can’t you sell occult goods? Wonder how far they will take the ‘related practices’ legalese?
- About as far as the US Dept of Veteran Affairs perhaps, with fallen Wiccan soldier still short of a pentacle on his tomb.
- Carved stone still unexplained, after more than a century.
- Archaeological students tackle 10,000 year old mystery.
- Noah’s Ark discovered in Iran?
- Stephen Braude has written a eulogy for influential parapsychologist John Beloff, who died June 1st aged 86.
- Masonic halls in Scotland under surveillance by anti-terror squads.
- The New York Times review of Lee Silver’s Challenging Nature: The Clash of Science and Spirituality at the New Frontiers of Life (Amazon US and UK). Lee Silver’s website is here.
- Ten years after Dolly, we have no human clones, but plenty of barnyard copies.
- Monkeys are hard-wired for facial recognition. They all look the same to me…
- Astronauts inspect shuttle damage.
- On Mars, no-one can hear you scream.
- UK MoD report says roadside crash could trigger nuclear blast. Probably by plasma balls.
- Swiss teen builds a functioning submarine out of a pig trough.
- Is Global Warming a myth?
- On the flipside: scientists laud Al Gore’s GW movie (Global Warming, not George W.).
- Norwegian whalers put on a show for whale-watching tourists by harpooning a whale in front of them.
- New research suggests teenagers should steer clear of cannabis use. And sex, and rock ‘n roll.
- Controversy continues over UK weather satellite blacklist.
- The Internet knows what you’ll do next. I hope it wasn’t anything embarassing.
- Girl who could only read and write upside down has been cured by the colour orange.
- Here’s a review of The Computational Universe.
Quote of the Day:
The spirit of democracy cannot be imposed from without. It has to come from within.