You may say that I’m a dreamer…
- This is an awesome Right Brain/Left Brain test. Watch the dancer spin around — the direction you see her spin determines which side of the brain you use most. I’m Right Brain; no matter how hard I squint, I can’t make her spin the other way.
- A plane smuggling 3.7 tons of cocaine that crashed in the Yucatan a couple of weeks ago had previously flown to Guantanamo Bay.
- Protestors report seeing insect-sized robotic spies. So that’s what keeps biting me.
- DARPA plans to use cyborg insects — part bug, part machine. I can’t imagine a mosquito talking like Arnie.
- Do infants have an innate spider detection mechanism? My parents tell me my first words weren’t “mummy” or “daddy”, but “my spidey sense is tingling”.
- Little Savages is an art exhibition at the Natural History Museum exploring how faeries behave in the wild, such as tormenting foxes. I don’t think Inari and her fox spirits will be happy about that.
- Man-eating Trees and Mongolian Death Worms, oh my: that’s a tree that eats men, not a man eating a tree.
- A plague of bogong moths has invaded Sydney. Why don’t they just turn off the lights?
- Brisbane is alive with ghost activity. Who ya gonna call? Greg Taylor!
- Interest in ghost-hunting is becoming increasingly popular.
- A photographer swears a phantom cat that appears in a photograph wasn’t at the church wedding. I happen to be writing a story about a ghost-cat.
- Nick Redfern discusses Brad Steiger’s Shadow World, and how spirits and beings from dark realms connect with UFOlogy (Amazon US or UK).
- More than 60 glowing red orbs were throbbing and hovering above Uckfield, UK. Roxanne…
- The Jesuit and the Skull: Teilhard de Chardin, Evolution, and the search for Peking Man by Amir Aczel (Amazon US or UK).
- The democratically-elected Tibetan government-in-exile (TGIE) has challenged China’s law forbidding lamas from reincarnating. Hopefully China’s lawmakers reincarnate as Buddhist monks.
- The United States didn’t set out to eradicate the Mandeans, the only surviving Gnostics from antiquity, but they’re not helping either.
- Searching for God in the brain: are spiritual epiphanies neurological?
- A geneticist who made a synthetic chromosome says he is creating artificial life that could combat climate change. He should’ve said, “It’s alive!”
- Saving the world is easier than you think: 10 little things that make a difference.
- Pregnant moose stay close to humans to escape the threat of hungry bears. Unfortunately, hunters don’t have to walk as far.
- A plan to build a stairway on an ancient Native American mound in the Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park has experts fuming.
- A little known nomadic tribe has been photographed deep in Peru’s Amazon. Encounters with unknown tribes are increasing.
- A private dive team has discovered the wreckage of an American ship that sank off the Alaskan coast in 1868.
- The notes of 17th-century scientist Robert Hooke are now online thanks to the Royal Society.
- The New Horizons spacecraft has taken incredible pictures of Jupiter, including footage of a volcanic eruption on Io.
- Happy 67th birthday to John Lennon for yesterday, and best wishes to Yoko and her Imagine Peace project.
Thanks Greg, Kat and Brian.
Quote of the Day:
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.