So much of interest to learn about, so little time on this Earth…
- It’s life Jim, but not as we know it – scientist find ‘life-like’ attributes to dustclouds in space.
- German physicists claim to have broken the speed of light, violating Einstein’s theories.
- First genome transplant turns one species into another.
- William Gibson talks about the future past.
- Is dying star with comet-like tail laying seeds for planets?
- As the ‘Wow’ signal turns 30, SETI’s Seth Shostak says (say that 3 times quickly) the Allen Telescope Array will reinvestigate the ‘signal’.
- Jerry Bruckheimer to go treasure hunting in new series for CBS.
- Efforts continue to secure the future of the Miami Circle.
- Excavating the tomb of King Midas.
- First churches of the Jesus cult.
- Lunar Ark proposed in case of deadly impact on Earth.
- Sharks found to have genes for fingers and toes. In their stomach perhaps…
- Ice cap meltdown could cause 22ft floods.
- Fickle ocean current foils climate modellers.
- ‘Elixir of life‘ could soon be available by injection.
- Ten unsolved mysteries of the brain.
- Newton scooped by subcontinent scholars: key mathematical concept for one part of calculus was identified by scholars in southwest India in around 1350. Dr. Joseph’s book The Crest of the Peacock: the Non-European Roots of Mathematics is available at Amazon US & UK.
- If you’re looking for God, you might like to check your egg–plants. Those sneaky deities sure find good places to hide…
- Sasquatch hunter hit and killed by automobile.
- It’s not just cats that have the skill – ‘Grim reaper’ dog senses nursing home deaths.
- Pwnage news: surveillance cameras plus high-tech facial recognition software to track suspects in China.
- Stranger than fiction, funnier than home videos: A look at the Annals of Improbable Research.
- Are giant octopi eating swimmers in Oklahoma’s lakes?
Thanks Kat and Ross.
Quote of the Day:
Only puny secrets need protection. Big discoveries are protected by public incredulity.