Kat’s taking a well deserved rest, so it’s just you and me tonight. Isn’t this cozy…
- Do UFOs really exist. Well, of course ‘unidentified flying objects’ exist…it’s whether the various ‘options’ given as explanations really exist.
- The Norman Invasion of England in 1066 brought with it a wave of devil possessions.
- Does science have its own holy relics? What about the venerated middle finger of Galileo (what marvellous symbolism to match the science-religion juxtaposition as well)? H/t to Cabinet of Wonders.
- Scottish Rite Freemasons sponsor race team.
- Meet the good folk behind TAPS paramagazine.
- Another year of the Garuda? Sightings of mysterious giant bird continue in San Antonio.
- Is there a secret city beneath Tokyo?
- The Marfa Lights, up close. Not close enough for mine.
- New Last Supper hidden message from Leonardo crashes websites. More here, with images. Not so sure about that myself.
- Warning: good moods are liable to make you more prone to believing in the supernatural. No wonder Richard Dawkins is such a cranky old bugger.
- Enlightened medicine found in Dark Ages.
- 100,000 year old knife found in Iran.
- ‘Cairo toe‘ may be world’s oldest prosthetic.
- Fossil hunting, on Mars…
- The first casualties of the private space travel era? Three die in explosion at Scaled Composites.
- The week in photos, from the smallest robot to the world’s tallest building.
- Frequency of Atlantic hurricanes has doubled over the past century, due to warmer waters.
- Scientists use virtual worlds as social laboratories.
- Afterlife archive: website archives the Myspace pages of the deceased.
Quote of the Day:
But although life is not energy, any more than it is matter, yet it directs energy and thereby controls arrangements of matter.