Did Father Crowleymas visit you this morning? If not, break out your Templar costumes and party like it’s 1307 tomorrow…
- SETI’s new Allen Telescope Array swings into action. And to think they could have just spent $20 for a toke of DMT, and spoken with our mantis overlords face-to-face…
- Sparks fly over Peruvian meteorite.
- Yet another reason to take UFO reports with a grain of salt.
- Is the flying car about to take off?
- Did LDS founder Joseph Smith use psychedelics?
- Church wants Masonic square and compasses removed from historical landmark.
- The neurology of Alice in Wonderland.
- Communicating through the veil of the vegetative state.
- Diet and fat: when scientific concensus is wrong.
- He lived as a feral child after the Nazis sent his mother to a death camp, and his scientific peers thought he didn’t have a clue. Now Mario Capecchi has won a Nobel Prize for the medical revolution he has begun.
- NASA asteroid probe tests ion engine.
- Venus, not Mars, may be the best candidate for former life. David Grinspoon has been saying as much for years.
- Pentagon backs plan to beam solar power from space to Earth.
- How baboons think.
- We need a scientific, statistical approach to drugs. And: police chief says legalise (and regulate instead) all drugs.
- But in Amsterdam, the magic may soon be gone from mushrooms.
- Australian doctors save poisoned Italian tourist with a vodka drip. Surely Bundaberg Rum should have been the medicine of choice?
- Long lost text of Archimedes shows he had begun to discover the principles of calculus.
- We have a moral and ethical duty to biologically enhance our children.
- U.S. Navy plans unmanned, heavily armoured fleet.
- Supreme Court dismisses German man’s legal challenge to his CIA abduction/rendition, on the basis of a government claim that state secrets would be revealed. Something’s rotten in the state of Denmark (and when I say Denmark, I mean the United States).
Quote of the Day:
A new classification system, a ‘hierarchy of harm’ encompassing all substances of abuse and based upon identified social harms, should, in my opinion, be at the centre of a new substance misuse regime – one based upon evidence, not moralistic dogma.
Chief Constable Richard Brunstrom