Water water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink.
- Coinciding with World Water Week, experts are warning there must be a radical global rethink on water management to repair the worsening water resource crisis.
- Taking the first positive step, China will invest billions of yuan to combat its dire water pollution problems.
- Money can’t help the drought-stricken south-western provinces, as areas like Chongqing struggle to deal with a lack of fresh water.
- Despite the warnings of health officials, people are still flocking to a Mumbai beach to drink sea water that has turned sweet.
- Problems of fresh water shortages is a global problem, according to a WWF report. Good to know Stone Cold Austin cares about the environment.
- Despite the country’s water crisis, Australians are more concerned about terrorism (and what’s on television tonight).
- 115 million years ago, Australia was once home to ancient reptiles that swam in huge icy lakes.
- Mammoth sperm frozen in permafrost for thousands of years may help bring them back to life. Anyone like to volunteer to be a surrogate mother?
- Researchers at America’s very posh National Academy of Sciences claim the Flores Island Hobbit is nothing but a deformed caveman. Their words, not mine.
- Scientists have discovered a unique gene sequence that appears to play a role in the development of the cerebral cortex and human evolution.
- A backward sunspot seen a few weeks ago is a sign the next solar cycle is beginning, which could delay planned missions to the moon over the next few years.
- A small hi-tech firm in Dublin has developed a free energy technology that could power everything from mobile phones to cars. Gee U2 are an amazing band.
- Ajay Sarma, a lecturer in physics from India, says he has found a conceptual loophole in Einstein’s famous equation.
- Can science provide the answers to some of the world’s most perplexing questions? This question doesn’t count.
- Several passengers aboard a flight from Volgograd to Moscow witness UFOs.
- Missing Time is a new website dedicated to sharing paranormal research.
- Alien Log is a new novel by Dr Robert Farrell, a retired professor with a keen interest in UFOs and alien life (Amazon US or UK). A review’s coming soon.
- A Nigerian-born doctor in the US has witnessed many things he can’t explain, and keeps an open mind. But does he give his patients a lollipop?
- New research suggests men and women have significantly different dreams. Then I must be an extraterrestrial considering the dreams I have (ask me about the monkey dream).
- If you have access, the History Channel is premiering a documentary about the Egyptian Book of the Dead on August 22nd.
- A Madrid museum is returning a centuries-old mummy to the Canary Islands.
- Is the mummy connected to the Canary Islands’s Pyramids of Guimar?
- A 2400-year-old chariot has been excavated in China, with horse remains amazingly preserved in mid gallop. Great pic.
Thanks Neila, Alex and Kat.
Quote of the Day:
And you can dream
So dream out loud
And don’t let the bastards grind you down
U2, “Acrobat” (from their album Achtung Baby)