Some great headlines…
- Rediscovered: Attenborough’s ‘extinct’ egg-laying mammal.
- Found: The giant lion-eating chimps of the magic forest.
- Back from the dead.
- The boy who lived before (Update: Documentary on this story now can be watched here on TDG).
- New theory about how early humans evolved the ability to walk upright explains our back pain.
- Dwarf star gulps giant to form supernova.
- Decades later: Houston, we have another brave teacher.
- MIT designs walls you can walk through.
- Shoulda, woulda, coulda: New study sheds light on how we would have done things differently.
- The evolutionary brain glitch that makes terrorism fail.
- Scientists discover that the high level of extinction among wild species is making human life more precarious than thought.
- Coral reef fish need decades or longer to recover.
- Birthing polar bears head for land as Arctic ice gets scarcer.
- How antibiotics routinely fed to livestock end up contaminating our vegetables and grains.
- A brief history of the superorganism theory: parts one and two.
- Psychologists have identified 237 distinct reasons why people have sex.
- Study finds that people from Western cultures are particularly challenged in their ability to understand someone else’s point of view.
- Alien contact came in ’52, author says.
- UFOs: The persistence of chronic skepticism.
- Fame from outer space.
- Don’t go down to the woods today — a team of investigators is scouring the wilderness in search of the world’s most elusive creature.
Quote of the Day:
Sadly, Moneymaker probably is unaware that we have more than our fair share of crackpots in these parts. In asking for testimony regarding Bigfoot, he’s sure to find yokels who not only play smear [a local card game] with the big fella every Thursday night, but also crash-landed with the aliens at Roswell and have solved the Kennedy assassination.
Skeptical columnist Ben Bromley, commenting on the great Bigfoot hunt.