Nothing spectacular in today’s news. I recommend not reading it, and instead going out to enjoy the world outside your house or office…
- NASA won’t put a price tag on Moon base. “You make an offer first.”
- National Geographic give their top ten stories of 2006.
- More on the story about the Vatican unearthing the tomb of St Paul (with photo).
- Christmas: From pagan festival, to Christian celebration, to festival of Capitalism.
- Livestock emissions the greatest contributor to global warming? And you know what I mean by ’emissions’…
- Frozen frog comes back to life.
- This year’s Geminids could be the best meteor shower of the year.
- World’s oldest person dies aged 116. Perhaps they should phrase their links better: “Watch Video: World’s Oldest Person Dies at 116”. Ew.
- Does storm video show ball lightning? Kind of has a Spielbergian War of the Worlds feel about it, don’t it.
- Are stem cells being harvested from live babies in the Ukraine?
- UK experts say there is a “strong scientific and moral case” for primate research.
- Is Wi-Fi a health hazard?
- Arctic sea ice faces ‘rapid melt‘. Where will ice bag providers harvest their ice from now?
- Shuttle docks with ISS.
- Firefly to be reborn as a multiplayer game.
Quote of the Day:
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land when they see nothing but sea.