My to-do list has exceeded the limits of time provided by all of history combined. I’m going to have to become a deity to get through it…
- Rats, not men, to blame for death of Easter Island. It would be more poetic if it were bunnies, I think.
- Two Easter Island stories in one day: Easter Islanders wonder how many statues are enough. Perhaps they should be more worried about how many rats are about…
- Untangling the mystery of the Inca. Because they used knotted strings. ‘Untangling’. Get it? I’m a frayed knot.
- Climate key to Sphinx’s riddle.
- Were humans in North America 50,000 years ago?
- Struck down by Motor Neurone Disease at 21 and given two years to live, Stephen Hawking yesterday celebrated his 65th birthday. And he shows no signs of slowing down, with a trip on the Vomit Comet planned for this year.
- Pluto had something go its way in 2006 – it became the word of the year. As in, “you’ve been Plutoed”.
- Seeking lost cities from space.
- Mysterious gas odor plagues New York.
- PBS wants you to pick their new science show. Power to the people.
- Chicago UFO story goes big – there’s an interesting aside in the story about the FAA’s position, worth taking note of.
- Also: Chicago now, and the Phoenix Lights ten years ago – the only difference may be video.
- John Mack Institute seeks to produce film on the Ariel School UFO sighting.
- ‘Sea Serpent‘ surprises Nova Scotia lobsterman.
- Psychics called in to help with 25-year-old murder mystery.
- Italian police set up elite squad to take on the devil himself.
- Secular fundamentalists are the new Totalitarians.
- Visit the US, and have your fingerprints on record for crime agencies. Make that the centre of a tourism campaign, and see how well it goes…
- Trusting your instincts leads you to the right answer. Is it paradoxical if my instincts tell me this research is bogus?
- Augmented cognition: science fiction, or science fact?
- Cancer warning over stem cell therapies.
Quote of the Day:
All of us have mortal bodies, composed of perishable matter, but the soul lives forever: it is a portion of the Deity housed in our bodies.