“In the province of the mind, what is believed to be true is true, or becomes true within certain limits to be learned by experience and experiment…”
- Why some planets rotate in the opposite direction.
- Earth’s newly discovered asteroid companion.
- Soil in UK and Europe needs water.
- Is alien life hiding beneath hydrogen blankets?
- 2011’s best illusions of the year.
- U.S. nuclear plants cited for faulty disaster preparedness.
- Miniature black holes may be hitting the Earth as you read this.
- Supernatural physics.
- Galileo’s magma ocean.
- Solar aircraft takes flight.
- On the lookout for Higgs impostors.
- A tree grows in the Arctic.
- Neanderthals lasted longer than previously believed.
- New, blind, legless lizard found in Cambodia.
- What will wifi be like with paper computers?
- Patient, heal thyself. No, seriously…
- Has the inspiration for the Mona Lisa been located?
- What happens after death? These women claim to have the answer.
- What happens after orgasm? These doctors claim to have the answer.
- Real police buy “Minority Report’-esque digital software.
- Gorillas seem to share traditions.
- Intergalactic storms — the ultimate cleanser?
- People in Oz get pole position in viewing planetary alignment.
- Ancient, pre-Spanish Costa Rican culture, revealed.
- Was the V-2 Von Braun’s or Shröder’s?
- Why you forget parts of childhood and how some children still recall.
- Did the Navy SEALs have psychic assistance?
- Romania’s megalithic rock churches.
- Skynet– er, Google wants to control the lights.
- The day of the Triffid.
- How to build a better virtual brain.
- How to build a better mousetrap. And by mousetrap, I mean spacecraft.
- The latest evidence of the looming robot revolution… 4-legged ‘bot walks 40 miles.
Many thanks to RPG, RMG and Kat for the news and *huge* props to Greg for filling in during my ‘sabbatical’.
Quote of the Day:
“We are still general purpose computers who can program any conceivable model of the universe inside our own structure, reduce the single self-metaprogrammer to a micro size, and program him to travel through his own model as if real.”
John C. Lilly