You could spend all day reading through these articles, they’re all fascinating. So which ones will you pick and choose?
- The secrets of intelligence lie within a single cell.
- Are there mirror planets and mirror stars made out of dark matter? Bizarro.
- Seriously, wow. New science paper: “Persistent evidence of a Jovian mass Solar companion in the Oort cloud?”
- 1912 New York Times depicts life on Venus and Mars. And apparently now the Bad Astronomer is a defender of scientists having fun speculating?
- Laughing at Mars life for other reasons.
- Martian tubes could be home for ‘cavenauts‘. Can you grok that?
- Chimps mourn their dead, and carry the mummified deceased around on their backs.
- Brain shuts off in response to miracle healer’s prayer. Cue atheist blog headlines in 3, 2, 1…
- It is misleading – and dangerous – to think that religions are different paths to the same wisdom.
- Ghost sightings highest in 25 years. Who ya gonna call?
- ‘Orbs’ are a load of balls.
- But do the dead push dust?
- Scottish police believed Loch Ness monster’s existence “beyond doubt“.
- Noah’s Ark found? Not so fast.
- Why acupuncture aids spinal recovery. Note that the paper doesn’t say anything about ‘Qi’ *not* being the mechanism, despite the opinion in the news article.
- That would be like me saying NASA’s latest APOD carries the headline “Cthulhu, he lurks in the vasty deeps…”
- Michael Prescott discusses Graham Hancock’s Supernatural, and the difference between ‘afterlife’ experiences and shamanic/entity encounters. Plenty of comments generated too.
- New X-Files adventure, penned by Tool guitarist Adam Jones, has Scully and Mulder tackling the 30 Days of Night vampires.
- Ridley Scott says the Alien prequel is definitely on, will hopefully feature fresh Giger, and tells the story of the ‘Space Cowboy’.
- Can supercomputers combine with Google Earth to help contain viruses?
- Flying Nazi soldiers!
Thanks Lee, Cat and John.
Quote of the Day:
Logic is a feeble reed, friend…Logic is a way of saying that anything which didn’t happen yesterday won’t happen tomorrow.
Robert A. Heinlein (Glory Road)