A classic flying saucer flew over the Olympics opening ceremony? I’m guessing they couldn’t get tickets.
- A fresh idea about how the Moon was formed.
- Pulsar star changes its beat. Cosmic ‘hiccup’ – or something more?
- Giant ice avalanches found on Saturn’s moon Iapetus.
- It’s official: the Southern Ocean sucks.
- Flying lasers reveal buried historical structures.
- More about the recently found Crusader gold.
- Some of the oldest photos of Victorian London.
- Study finds modern hunter-gatherers burn no more calories than Westerners, challenging the theory that a sedentary lifestyle in Western countries is the cause of rising obesity levels.
- In-utero exposure to magnetic fields is associated with 69 percent increased risk of childhood obesity.
- Smell the potassium: New understanding of trigger for compulsive mating and male-on-male death matches.
- Measuring the boss from hell: Developers of a ‘Workplace Arrogance Scale’ look at what it’s told them.
- Golden Mummies: What happened to the Indiana Jones of Egypt?
- Stressful jobs make us age faster.
- Lucid dreamers help scientists locate the seat of metaconsciousness in the brain.
- The conversion of a climate-change skeptic.
- Across Latin America, leaders appalled by the spread of drug-related violence are mulling drug-legalization policies that would have once been inconceivable.
- 15 magical pieces of tech that need to go away now.
- Meet Kuratas, the 13 foot tall robot that shoots 6,000 rounds a minute when the pilot smiles. Where’s Iron Man when you need him?
Quote of the Day:
I am Egyptian antiquities.