It’s a rare and unique event – the daily news briefs. Cherish it…
- Archaeology interviews Nicholas Reeves about the possible KV64 discovery in the Valley of the Kings that we mentioned last week here on TDG
- Archaeologists uncover ancient gold dagger from mysterious Thracian civilisation.
- Egypt’s sunken treasures showcased at Berlin Museum (video story).
- Deciphering The Inscriptions of the Indus Civilization (Amazon US and UK).
- After 10 years, life on Mars rebuked.
- NASA to put man on dark side of the Moon. Just as long as there’s no lunatics in their head.
- Big Bang pushed back 2 billion years.
- Harry Potter analysis plumbs the depths of academic wankery.
- Muggles judge didn’t need evidence – just a little prophecy and his three elementals who talked to him while in trance.
- MoD to probe Sunderland UFOs.
- Military blimps report for service. And if those things don’t get mistaken for UFOs, I’m from Zeta Reticuli. Or, if we want to be conspiratorial – perhaps they made them like that to explain UFOs away…
- Jon Ronson meets the Indigo Children.
- Psychics, police and television producers get together to try and solve murders.
- What is the strange thing?
- Kate Mosse, author of the historical mystery thriller on the Cathars, Labyrinthe (Amazon US and UK), looks back on a frenetic year.
- Mad Ludwig’s flying car was a smart idea after all. You need an above average car to park in the garage of a castle like this.
- After almost 1000 years, the Domesday Book has now reached the web.
- Man tells: “I got sick and grew 20 years younger.” Any sicker and it would have been natal…
- Infants as early as six months can spot errors in arithmetic.
- Ultrasound may disrupt fetal brain development.
- 9-11 Symposium most popular C-Span show.
- Did Ken Lay scare himself to death?
- So where did that Al Gore movie spoof come from? The new ways in which PR groups are brainwashing us all…
Thanks Kat, Rainer and Corona.
Quote of the Day:
There are three ways of knowing a thing. Take for instance a flame. One can be told of the flame, one can see the flame with his own eyes, and finally one can reach out and be burned by it. In this way, we Sufis seek to be burned by God.
Unknown Sufi Scholar