Doubt whether I’ll be making the trip across the pond….loose ends just won’t come together.
- Harvard lecturer Dr Marc Zender does his best to expand on the crystal skull mythos while looking down his nose at the topic (as mentioned in my story about the upcoming Indiana Jones movie).
- Jackie Gleason’s occult library on exhibit in Miami.
- Kilo prototype mysteriously loses weight. Does that mean I don’t weigh as much anymore?
- Moral psychology and the misunderstanding of religion – a talk with Jonathan Haidt. His book The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom is available from Amazon US.
- Also: neuroscience and fundamentalism. Some might suggest that neuroscience itself has a few hints of fundamentalism…
- Mirror particles for entirely new kind of matter.
- Bizarre parasitic star found. In space that is, not Hollywood.
- Google sponsors $30 million Moon contest. Now if I can just get them to listen to my idea for a $30 million Daily Grail contest…
- Engage the antimatter drive.
- Some news to brighten your day: Earth may survive the Sun’s demise in 5 billion years time.
- Backstrap straps harvest energy to power electronics. Could come in handy when our Sun winks out of existence.
- ‘Nano-artwork‘ made from gold particles is 1/10th the size of the head of a pin. Some scientists have far too much time on their hands.
- Average US age reaches record of 77.9 years.
- European Parliament signs declaration against primate experimentation.
- Train vibrations threaten the tomb of Xerxes.
- Chris de Burgh – pop singer turned faith healer. I can hear Weird Al already…”Lady, rise from your beeeeddd”.
- Fact or fiction: babies exposed to classical music end up smarter. My kids grew up on prog rock.
- Close encounters of the scientific kind.
- Who’s who in ufology today.
- More on Chinese lanterns as the cause for recent British UFO sightings.
- Reporter films Chinese Loch Ness monster.
- Little men seen filing out of a recently cut down tree in Argentina.
Quote of the Day:
It is often stated that of all the theories proposed in this century, the silliest is quantum theory. In fact, some say that the only thing that quantum theory has going for it is that it is unquestionably correct.