Today’s news is a mess of surrealism and contradictions…
- Ben Radford discusses the remote viewing twitter experiment for Live Science. Although, Ben’s not exactly telling the full story now is he. But have we come to expect anything different from this mob? I think the word is propaganda folks…
- Boy chosen by Dalai Lama as reincarnated spiritual leader turns his back on Buddhism.
- Richard P. Feynman…one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, and a kickin’ bongo drum player to boot.
- Space rock yields evidence for origins of life. Nice try, but “It’s formic acid Jim, but not as we know it” doesn’t really cut it.
- The ‘truth’ behind NASA’s UFO videos.
- Fear and Loathing: the board game. Go to Bat Country. Go directly to Bat Country. Do not pass Go, do not collect $200.
- Decoding Antiquity: Eight ancient scripts that still can’t be read.
- Solid science may be the salvation of string theory. No, not that string theory, silly moggie.
- Out of…Europe?!
- The ‘reality-based community’ criticise the power of intention in healing. LOL at people who label themselves ‘reality-based’, ‘skeptics’ etc. May all their tweets end up here.
- Deep brain stimulation being tested with brain injury and Alzheimer’s.
- Pilot leaving Houston spots strange object close by.
- Ufologist Nick Pope gets the Slashdot treatment.
- Scientology CEO outraged by Wikipedia ban. Religions are headed by CEOs now?
- Don’t cut the black wire!!
- New tech lets plants phone for water. Just don’t give them your credit card details and you should be fine.
- Especially given that plants can recognise themselves. I say destroy all the triffids now, before the meteor storm.
- ‘Oldest pottery‘ found in China. Or is that oldest china found in Pottery? Confusing stuff.
- Expert: Turtle rock has tool marks.
- Unemployment rises as the Netherlands has to close prisons for lack of prisoners. Come on criminals, stop slacking off and help the economy!
- Starfish defy climate change gloom.
- A planet as big as its star.
- The search for life in the Universe.
- Billion-pixel pictures allow ultra-zooming for science. Not as much fun with porn…
- David Lynch’s Interview Project begins.
Quote of the Day:
You have to systematically create confusion, it sets creativity free. Everything that is contradictory creates life.