What would you really do if, while hiking, picnicing or just walking outside to throw your trash in a bin, you very clearly saw a Bigfoot, over 8 feet tall, starring at you from less than 50 meters away? Would you unintentionally scream from the adrenaline rush? Freeze? Say ‘hi’? Ask it if it would mind you swabbing its inner cheek with a sterile cotton swab?
- First results from NASA gravity mapping mission suggest a thin lunar crust.
- Veteran Mars rover Opportunity finds a crunchy ‘blueberry’ surprise.
- Building a ‘live Google Earth’.
- Proof claimed for deep connection between prime numbers.
- Study of giant viruses shakes up tree of life.
Electrodes‘Prosthetic device’ implanted in the prefrontal cortex of cocaine-addled monkeys improves decision making.
- Baddie king: Why some are dedicated to clearing Richard III’s name.
- Eye contact quells online hostility.
- Yellowstone’s supervolcano: Where is lava likely to erupt?
- Japan finds another gap in its disaster readiness – Mount Fuji.
- How a simple glass case terraformed the entire Earth.
- Human muscle regrown on animal scaffolding.
- Rewiring the autistic brain.
- Women who take ibuprofen or acetaminophen two or more days per week have an increased risk of hearing loss, a new study suggests.
- Job swapping makes its mark on honeybee DNA.
- Scientists fear for cod fish as study reveals there are just 100 adults in the North Sea.
- Stasi files: The world’s biggest jigsaw puzzle.
- Darkest atrocities of the Nazis laid bare in the secretly recorded conversations of German prisoners of war.
- Declassified documents from 1980 show U.S. plan to use nuclear weapons in conventional warfare.
- This is what happens when a nuclear bomb explodes under water.
- Ancient brains, modern dilemmas: Our brains may not be up to dealing with much of the world we’ve created — especially the most dangerous parts.
- At least 360 dogs and one cat reportedly have died in the U.S. after eating chicken jerky pet treats made in China.
- Man tells of ‘unearthly’ UFO over his Melbourne home last Tuesday. Interesting photos.
- Get this job and you’ll have big shoes to fill: Bigfoot researcher with a deep understanding of cryptozoology, primatology, and with a good background with scientific research. Must be prepared for occasional travel to remote areas of Adirondacks. Craigslist link.
- Tips on how to have a ‘Bigfoot interaction’.
- Academia is a lonely place for Sasquatch hunter Jeff Meldrum. But nearly all of the 13,000 copies of his 2006 book Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science have been sold.
- Sheriff’s department in Wisconsin investigates Sasquatch sighting.
- Bigfoot in Upper Michigan? Large expeditions are not the answer.
- Amateur archaeologist Walter Elliot has used divining rods to locate underground objects for more than 50 years.
Quote of the Day:
I’ve been considered nuts, speaking to two bits of wire and expecting an answer from them. But I do get an answer from them! I’ve found so much stuff now, they cannae say I’m nuts.
Walter Elliot, author of a new book on dowsing, Divining Archaeology.