Today’s news — posted 4 1/2 hours earlier than last week. Better early than thorough?
- Reason(s) for extinction of Neanderthals still a matter of intense debate.
- Ancient Brits were carving reindeer art 15,000 years ago.
- Ancient city survived as civilizations collapsed.
- New battle erupts over ‘Sweden’s Stonehenge’.
- Rome’s Pantheon may have been built as a massive sundial.
- Did Ice Age derail dog domestication?
- Ancient trees: Silent witnesses to the history of the British Isles.
- $35 billion worth of oil plus an ‘uncontacted’ tribe equals coverup.
- If humans want bigger brains, they’ll need a better power supply.
- Science fiction — where the future happens first.
- Chemists and biologists are trying to generate the Frankensteinian spark that will jump the gap separating the inanimate and the animate.
- Protecting spaces on land and in the world’s oceans is not enough to stem the worsening problem of biodiversity loss.
- New NASA data blow gaping hole in global warming alarmism.
- No, new data does not ‘blow a gaping hole in global warming alarmism’.
- Google employee No 59 reveals the hidden cost of the online gold rush. I’m Feeling Lucky is available at Amazon US & UK.
- Dragonfly drones and cyborg moths: Tiny flying robots set to be the future of spying and rescue missions.
- The Shadowhawk UAV: The small tasering robo-copter that’s already being used in the U.S..
- UFO shoots across Texas sky live on breakfast TV.
- Late addition: Test confirms newly-discovered Roswell debris is not from Earth.
- Mystery of the art and records that vanished in the 9/11 attacks.
- Is the mystery of DB Cooper about to be solved?
- Real-life Lassie alerts rescuers after human companions fall off cliff.
- Fields of gold: Crop circles that once only attracted conspiracy theorists have become a booming business worth millions — except to farmers.
- Physics may explain crop circles: Richard Taylor, director of the Materials Science Institute at the University of Oregon, says lasers, microwaves and global positioning systems (GPS) have replaced the traditional ropes and planks of the past.
- London’s Metropolitan Police declare Anarchism a thoughtcrime.
Quote of the Day:
Thoughtcrime does not entail death: thoughtcrime is death.
Diary entry by Winston Smith, the main character in George Orwell’s 1984.