Scarily late news – like the White Rabbit, rollerblading on a mobius strip.
- Stephen Colbert’s chat with astronaut Garrett Reisman, aboard the ISS.
- An Egyptian carving…on Mars? (With all apologies to Monty Python.)
- Ancient Egyptian rubbish dump offers fascinating glimpses into everyday life.
- UFOs do exist – we’ve seen them: Five Britons reveal their bizarre close encounters.
- Don Berliner, co-author of The Best Available Evidence, says voters are delusional if they think Clinton, Obama, or anyone in the political world has enough heft to pry open America’s secret UFO vaults.
- Animal mutilation deaths across the agricultural fields of North America: Part 1 & Part 2.
- Origins of Myth… When Saturn Was King.
- Wallace Thornhill asks, “Whatever happened to real science?”
- The story of Matt Nelson’s Near Death Experience.
- Eugenics and You.
- Study finds galaxies are twice as luminous as they appear to us in the sky, resolving a longstanding problem with the energy budget of the cosmos.
- Let there be LEDs!
- Why ostriches don’t bury their heads in the sand… and the surprising truths behind other great animal myths.
- Seeing from ultraviolet to infrared: Mantis shrimp view the world in up to 12 primary colours — four times as many as humans — and can measure six different kinds of light polarisation.
- 50 years of DARPA: Hits, misses and ones to watch.
- ‘Second Life’ is the frontier for AI research.
- Harrison Ford has been elected to the board of the Archaeological Institute of America.
- Spielberg eyes more Indiana films.
- Found: 1.5 million tons of unwanted rice.
- UK’s desperate middle-class families face huge debt crisis as more and more professionals plunge into the red.
- Gold rush fever returns to California hills.
- The Deep Ones and the Madness of Crowds.
Thanks Rick and Greg.
Quote of the Day:
One trend that bothers me is the glorification of stupidity, that the media is reassuring people it’s alright not to know anything. That to me is far more dangerous than a little pornography on the Internet.