A piece of rosca de reyes, a cup of hot traditional chocolate, and bunch of TDG news briefs: there’s no better way to start your morning 🙂
- More than 30 years ago, Viking found organic compounds on Mars. Maybe we weren’t ready for the paradigm shift back then?
- [AUDIO] The Paracast interviews plasma physicist Dr. John Brandenburg about his upcoming book Life and Death on Mars [Amazon US & UK].
- 2011: the year of thinking magically.
- 2111: the year UFOs arrive to solve the mess in Middle East?
- …Though there’s still a chance they decide to pay us a visit this very summer. Or not.
- Cyberspace when you’re dead: NY Times article which centers on Mac Tonnies’ digital afterlife.
- Are blogs turning us into borgs? Jaron Lanier seems to think so.
- Newest Wikileaks scandal: Japan asked the USA for help fighting Sea Shepherd.
- And the "worst science in a science fiction movie award" for 2010 —according to NASA— goes tooooo…
- Photo of ISS passing in front of sun during solar eclipse —"Gold Five to Red leader, lost Tiree, lost Dutch."
- You don’t need a telescope to find new planets. You don’t need Ingo Swann either, though his method is *way* cooler.
- Stanton Friedman doesn’t put much stock into the cryptoterrestrial theory. "where would they build the mother ships?" he asks. How about this cave in Vietnam so big a NY skyscraper could fit in.
- Paleo Noms: 7 million years ago, our ancestors were basically cat food.
- Taking DNA sequencing to the masses. You can almost hear Michael Crichton, spinning in his grave.
- Polar bears are *so* not into surveillance cameras.
- Red pill of the day: what would happen if Greg Taylor were to reincarnate as a penguin…
Thanks Kat, Mike Clelland!, modemac & Balthasar —you’ve always been my favorite, dude.
Quote of the Day:
"The map ain’t necessarily the territory."