The further you read into today’s news briefs, the fewer version of you in parallel universes are keeping you company…
- Parallel worlds: If human history turns on the tilt of the multiverse, can we still trust our ideas of achievement, progress and morality?
- Interspecies communication: are plant hallucinogens talking to us?
- Mummies set on fire as looters raid Egyptian museum.
- In search of the lost land of gold (and mummified baboons too).
- Egyptian mummies were the original Matryoshka dolls.
- Archeologists discover two stone sculptures at the ancient site of Chavin de Huantar in Peru.
- Mystery deepens over ancient African coins discovered on an Australian beach.
- The beautiful and the damned: Trapped in countries ravaged by war, these five incredible tourist sites are destined to remain unexplored.
- Michael Jackson’s Uri Geller-bent spoon sells for £500. Buyer later disappointed to find ‘there is no spoon’.
- Labor Day’s secret society connections.
- Illuminaughty: Police break up ‘drug fueled sex party’ at Masonic Temple in Michigan.
- Mystery creature builds a white picket fence around its unborn children.
- Nature is so beautiful, totally wonderf…oh my god, kill it! KILL IT WITH FIRE!
- They might be giants: Men’s average height has gone up 11 centimetres in the last 140 years.
- Robot mythology: Is the uncanny valley real?
- Moon water discovery hints at mystery source deep underground.
- Pope Francis ploughed into a field. Not as exciting a headline as the New Atheists might like it to be.
- Art that lies to tell the truth – a DragonCon panel on the transmedia of tomorrow.
- Omni, rebooted!
- Hidden landscape painting on the edges of book pages.
- Giant boulder almost crushes car.
- While this skyscraper melted a car. Earth is telling us to ride bicycles people!
- Image of the Day: Burning Man, as seen from space.
Quote of the Day:
Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church.
Robert Anton Wilson