News Briefs 29-08-2013By Gregon Thursday, August 29th If news briefs were monkeys we’d have to invest in a barrel factory… Mystery of the ancient kingdom discovered in Nepal where thousands of caves are carved 155ft off the ground. Isolated Peruvian tribe attempts to make contact, asks for food Men are from Mars, Women are from Mars too: Chemist’s otherworldly claim to the origins of life stirs debate. Human ‘brains’ grown in lab for the first time. I hope for the sake of recursive simulations they stored it in a vat. Scientists say they’ve found the key to an actual warp drive. Rare ‘red lightning‘ photographed near the edge of space. UFO research is up in the air: Can it be scientific? Ignoring, I guess, previous scientific UFO research like this? The latest Skeptiko podcast features an interview with Robert May on the misrepresentation and distortion in Esquire’s Eben Alexander article. Are near-death experiences caused by a flood of DMT from the pineal gland? Is faith the world’s most effective placebo? Beyond the Veil: Otherworld experience as archaeological research. See also: Jack Hunter’s article “Anthropology of the Weird“. Scientists create ‘fastest man-make spinning object‘ ever, reaching 600 million revolutions per minute.Only marginally faster than the Founding Fathers of the United States are spinning in their graves… Why do we look like our parents? It’s still a mystery actually. Researchers demonstrate direct brain-to-brain communication. Henry Ford’s pioneering idea for a hemp car. Daily Grail exclusive: archival video of a hemp car prototype! Seven reasons to end pot prohibition. Chris Carter is keen to make a third X-Files movie, and wants to return to the original mythology. Solar wind chime. Thanks RPJ. Quote of the Day: Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. Martin Luther King, Jr.