Some folks just can’t resist those uphill battles.
- ‘Bluehenge’, unearthed in secret this summer, just a mile from Stonehenge.
- Myth of ancient Greek heroes shattered by new British study. Michael Scott’s book From Democrats to Kings is available at Amazon US & UK.
- Columbus’ Confusion About the New World: The European discovery of America opened possibilities for those with eyes to see. But Columbus wasn’t one of them.
- Baby mammoth yields secrets after 40,000 years in Siberian tundra.
- Turbulent Milky Way revealed in new light.
- Fountain of Youth: Drug that’s already in use could add 15 years to human life expectancy – and keep us leaner, healthier, and more active. More.
- Nobel guessing game at fever pitch.
- The man who tastes words.
- Mastering the world’s most difficult language in 7 days: Scientists hope to unlock the secrets of humans with super-abilities.
- Beyond analysis: Unanswered questions that even the biggest brains in psychology can’t answer.
- In Connected (Amazon US & UK), two scholars argue that our actions and emotions are affected not only by those close to us, but by people we don’t even know.
- Why graphite mimics iron’s magnetism.
- Scientists identify 231 genes linked to cancer.
- Tamiflu in rivers could breed drug-resistant flu strains.
- Australia’s Dust Bowl and Global Warming: An arid continent has suffered cycles of drought and dust storms for centuries. What’s different now?
- Scientists say India’s use of 54 trillion litres of groundwater per year will lead to a major water shortage, and is already adding 5% to rising sea levels.
- The Psychedelic Transhumanists are certainly an enthusiastic bunch.
- With his latest book, The Greatest Show on Earth (Amazon US & UK), creationist-basher Richard Dawkins believes he has amassed all the evidence he could ever need to convince unbelievers that Darwin was right. Now, if he can just get them to read it…
My thanks to Red Pill Junkie and Rick, mostly for their moral support. 😉
Quote of the Day:
Strident? Do they mean me?