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I never could get the hang of Thursdays…

  • Has the rate of human evolution increased a hundred-fold since the Stone Age?
  • ‘Heavy water’ could help us live longer.
  • Star-forming region of Milky Way is dusted with sugar.
  • The intuitive art of alien spotting.
  • Ufology is a science, says Pope.
  • Scientific paper concludes that Indian ‘red rain’ was a possible case of “extraterrestrial life form” (PDF).
  • Sufferers of Truman Show Syndrome lose their grip on reality TV.
  • Canadian fireball caught on police video. Shades of Jericho…
  • Discovery of sunken Titanic was part of a secret military expedition.
  • Backyard skywatchers find tool bag lost in space.
  • You wait all year for a story about same-sex relationships of polar creatures in an oriental zoo, and then two come along at once!
  • Queen’s electric teapot ‘bugged’.
  • Robot who plays robot on Japanese stage complains about its role – "Here I am, brain the size of a planet…". That’s typecasting.

Thanks Greg.

Quote of the Day:

“You’d better be prepared for the jump into hyperspace. It’s unpleasantly like being drunk.”

“What’s so unpleasant about being drunk?”

“You ask a glass of water.”

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