Remind me… why did we all move to the city? Oh yeah… to get jobs so we could buy iPhones that don’t work, spend all our free time staring at and poking little screens and monitors, and paying more for that dubious privilege than we pay for our monthly utility bills. But, hey, at least we’re no longer bugged by all those conniving nature spirits.
The stupid — it burns!
- Reconstruction of oldest human remains found in the Americas resembles people from southeastern Asian areas like Indonesia – far from the Bering Strait.
- Evidence of spectacular Stone Age party found in Wiltshire.
- Fossil jaw could be from world’s oldest known dog.
- Rodents Of Unusual Size? I don’t think they exissst.
- How to find aliens? Follow the photosynthesis.
- Thousands gather for 41st International UFO Symposium in Denver, hosted by MUFON.
- Spitzer ‘scope spots Buckyballs in spaaace.
- The search for dark energy has a new tool for mapping hydrogen.
- Despite oil, endangered baby sea turtles being released into Gulf.
- Instinctive Drowning Response: Real drowning doesn’t look like drowning on TV.
- Researchers discover why eating meat, and taking certain drugs, increases your risk of cancer, heart disease, and chronic inflammatory disease.
- The healing effects of forests and other natural, green settings.
- Wild Britain: 50 best Woodland Trust sites – all on one page.
- Ancient history: KGB did bug Profumo and Keeler pillow talk to steal nuclear secrets.
- KGB agent: MI5 said Dr David Kelly was ‘exterminated’. Law chief to probe claim.
- A review of Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town (Amazon US & UK). H/T Mind Hacks. This book has some of the longest, most passionate customer reviews I’ve ever seen at Amazon US.
- Pagan, skeptic, and oil man, Marty Leipzig, goes on vacation to Moscow, and ends up at a fundy tent revival. Great fun from the HolySmoke.org archives — just to make Greg jealous.
Quote of the Day:
The two most common things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
Attributed to science-fiction writer Harlan Ellison.