CIA black ops have taken out Kat’s computer. I’ve barricaded the door and have managed to get today’s news briefs out to you…
- The New Yorker goes in-depth on the Antikythera Mechanism.
- Tsunami swamped England 400 years ago.
- Mathematicians design invisible tunnel. I have this vision of a Monty Python-esque situation, with John Cleese in a lab pointing at nothing and saying “there it is!”.
- Chandra sees brightest supernova ever.
- Forget swamp gas, these days UFOs can be explained by glowing golf balls.
- Hunting party to chase Nessie with mini-sub-cams.
- Meanwhile, researchers surprised to find common toad at the bottom of Loch Ness. Unless it’s 10 metres long, I don’t think that’s the answer.
- Redefining death.
- Man seeks compensation after spending all his money due to an incorrect diagnosis of a terminal illness.
- US to outlaw genetic prejudice.
- Europe rejects Monsanto GM patent.
- Alan Boyle listens to the music of the genes at Cosmic Log.
- Canadian poppy coin gets US Army seeing spies.
- 3D printers headed for the home.
- Searching for the giant, chicken-eating spiders of the Amazon. It’s when they come through the drive-through at KFC asking for a family bucket that we should start being concerned…
- Europe bans most severe animal tests for cosmetics.
- Native American DNA found in UK. I actually tripped over some last time I was in London, it’s lying about all over the place.
- Spiders make home in boy’s ear. At least it stopped the dreadful buzzing that fly was making.
- Russian Fortean researcher Yuriy Morozov passes away, aged 55.
- Does video show UFO crash at White Sands?
- Paul McCartney and David Bowie set to contact aliens (without the use of LSD).
Thanks Rick and Loren.
Quote of the Day:
The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.