News Briefs 27-10-2011By red pill junkieon Thursday, October 27th It’s always darkest before the dawn. James Randi’s zombies challenge well-known psychic to go for the million dollar prize. Works on multiple levels… Researchers discover first evidence of an actual hypnotic state? Steve Jobs inspired by annual reading of book on meditation and spirituality. Autobiography of a Yogi [Amazon US & UK] Star Trek just around the corner? check the infographic & engage decide. Pics of 1st commercial spaceport this side of the solar system; designed by Norman Foster, the brightest starchitect this side of the Milky Way. Image of the day: Prettiest Northern lights this side of Arkansas –Wait, what?? Orangutans develop different cultures just like humans. There goes the planet… The Wall Street Journal reports on the Siberian Yeti hunt (with slideshow). Bizarre giant ‘sea serpent’ fish filmed 1500 ft below sea level. PETA is suing Sea World for slavery …of the cetacean kind. [Video]The coming of the cyborgs. Singularities, severed feet & moon-rock smuggling grannies: it’s The Gralien Report podcast with Micah Hanks. News from Neo-Tokio: Gary Oldman & Helena Bonham Carter might appear in the new live-action Akira remake. A Mac Tonnies memorial broadcast, courtesy of Radio Misterioso. There & back again: 6 newly discovered sketches Tolkien himself did for ‘The Hobbit.’ Red pill of the day: How a Trolish Polish artist punk’d the Lego company. Thanks Rick & Greg Quote of the Day: “We need to sit down with him, drink some tea and talk about life.” Aman Tuleyev, Governor of Kemerovo (discussing the 1-mill. ruble reward offered to find the ‘Snow Person’ said to dwell in Siberia).