Happy 5th birthday to my beautiful Isis! Not to mention, it’s TDG’s 8th birthday. Jameske’s under the pump, so today’s news covers the 30th and the 31st…
- MRI research goes in search of the G-spot with a group of nuns. I’m talking about the ‘God-spot’ in the brain (of course…).
- There’s Hitler, there’s Stalin, and then there’s Harry Potter – the Pope’s exorcist names the real ‘Axis of Evil’.
- Scholar claims the Iliad and the Odyssey were written by a woman.
- Uncovering the burial mounds of bronze age Scots.
- Ancient secrets of the Balkans.
- Wired tells of the science projects “that scare the #%@! out of us”.
- Shuttle Atlantis to ride out storm on launch-pad. Let’s hope that it doesn’t ‘sink beneath the waves’ like its namesake…
- Pluto vote hijacked in revolt.
- The mystery of China’s Celtic mummies.
- The explosion that shattered solar theory.
- From hot to cold in the Arctic.
- Behind the scenes at Google Inc.
- Astronomers tear up textbooks over stellar nurseries.
- Katrina ignites scientific storm over hurricane trends.
- 3000-year-old pyramid found in China.
- Scholars use physics and maths to demolish horror movie concepts. Oh dear.
- Lee Smolin calls bullsh*t on modern physics in his new book The Trouble with Physics (Amazon US and UK).
- Have Cryptomundo readers figured out what that ‘Russian plesiosaur’ really is?
- Ancient raptors likely feasted on early man.
Quote of the Day:
I have been known as a crank, faddist, madman. Evidently the reputation is well deserved. For wherever I go, I draw to myself cranks, faddists, and madmen.