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- 150 years ago today, a remarkable book was published. Hint: it has almost nothing to do with the Godly-design of the banana.
- And 35 years ago today, more monkey business.
- Big news of the day: Man in ‘coma’ for 23 years said to be conscious the entire time. But is he really conscious, or is he the puppet on the end of his carer’s string?
- New map bolsters case for ancient ocean on Mars.
- Building a better alien-calling code. Sooo-eee, Eeee-Teeeee?!
- 2012: Skeptics vs Believers.
- Remote viewer Paul Smith notes the real-life people on which the characters in The Men Who Stare at Goats are based. You can also listen to Paul Smith discussing the topic on the latest Skeptiko podcast.
- Sting says he and his wife have seen a ghost in their house.
- Is Global Warming unstoppable?
- After so many years of being designated an urban myth, the 1935 ‘Gator in the Sewer’ story is confirmed as real.
- Insects may have consciousness. Which makes some whacky DMT trips seem even spookier…
- Glowing alien-like flea takes top photography prize. You should see the size of his tiny camera…
- Monsters of the deep.
- Was there a Stone Age apocalypse?
- 3D computer fly-over of Stonehenge and assorted other ancient sites.
- Collision at the Large Hadron Collider. But proton beams this time, rather than baguettes. Hopefully they remember Egon Spengler’s important safety advice…
Quote of the Day:
Don’t cross the streams – it would be bad.
Dr. Egon Spengler (Ghostbusters)