“When the blind beetle crawls over the surface of a globe, he doesn’t realize that the track he has covered is curved…
- Stonehenge… the cemetery? In the latest Stonehenge news, National Geo. claims the henges were originally and primarily used as massive headstones… Might this be the burial site for the UK’s first royal family?
- Isolated Amazonian tribe exists for centuries without contact from the outside world… until now.
- No matter where you look, it’s getting harder and harder to ignore the global food crisis as it ripples across the planet.
- 28,000 year-old chipped mammoth bone sparks timeline controversy up North in Beringia. What / Where is Beringia? Great question…
- From the alternate alternative energy file – Could “Green Crude” be the magic bullet for the current / coming energy crisis?
- Monkey-powered robots (w/ images that some may find disturbing) may one day help paralyzed humans. More here, from Reuters.
- Scuba-divers discover underwater entryway to Egyptian tomb near Aswan. Nice photo w/ hieroglyphs included, courtesy of Thothweb and N.Geo.
- Mathematics may be the universal language, but how we process said numbers depends on where and how we learn them. Just ask the Munduruku tribe…
- Java’s continuously erupting mud volcano may be on the verge of a “catastrophic collapse”.
- Crossing borders, beliefs and operating systems– Palestinians and Israelis launch joint internet start-up. Perhaps the geek will inherit the Earth (computer geeks,that is).
- If haunted houses are too run-of-the-mill for you, try a haunted Russian valley on for size. Just when you thought it was safe to spend a night in Siberia, you wake up… dead. ‘Nature Trail to Hell’ indeed.
Quote of the Day:
…I was simply lucky enough to have spotted it.”