Tomorrow never comes…
- Forbes reviews Rocketeers, by Michael Belfiore (Amazon US and UK), which looks at the new generation of the space industry (Rutan, Bigelow et al).
- How do we know when an extrasolar planet is habitable?
- It’s life Jim, but not as we know it. The largest organism on Earth is a mushroom.
- Peru foils attempt by U.S. meteor hunting group.
- And still, they come. Fireball seen in Minnesota sky.
- Atlantis, crystal skulls, alien artifacts at Area 51 and a monkey god: the 13 year journey to the new Indiana Jones movie.
- The past-life memories of James Leininger.
- The problem with atheism.
- The monster stories of Lake Erie.
- Italian UFO videos show alien craft, or Earth balloon (literally)?
- An instructive NY Times article for any UFO photo true believers out there: “Proving that Seeing Shouldn’t Always be Believing“.
- Also instructive: Invasion from Mars – the anatomy of a panic.
- Biologically-based technological civilisation is likely a fleeting phenomenon.
- Russia marks Sputnik launch anniversary.
- Using the heat off inefficient engines.
- The ancients engineered sophisticated machines, without knowing the math.
- Ancient documents may reveal imminent Middle East earthquake.
- Crow-cams reveal extensive tool use by wild birds.
- Strippers’ earning potential affected by hormone cycle.
- Microsoft launches Health Records website. Kind of gives new meaning to the term ‘Blue Screen of Death’…
- Since when do news items on terrorism give you Thai recipes to go with the bulletin? When burning chilli sparks a terrorism alert…
- Record 22c temperatures in Arctic heatwave.
- And one we missed: melting ice cap triggering earthquakes.
- Why climate change can’t be stopped.
- But forget all those problems, our salvation is at hand: Gibson’s latest guitar is self-tuning. The world feels a happier place already.
Quote of the Day:
It seems to me that intellectual honesty is now, and will always be, deeper and more durable, and more easily spread, than “atheism.”