News Briefs 09-10-2013By Rick MGon Wednesday, October 9th Be the bear & wolf, make an unlikely friendship. Amazonian medicine documentary The Sacred Science is free to watch online. Skeptiko: Dr John Searle on consciousness research & the science bullies. Why the Hard Problem of Consciousness isn’t going away anytime soon. DMT might mediate between our consciousness & other realities. Very cool tribute to Betty & Barney Hill at the location of their alien abduction. Three former USAF officers speak out about UFOs & nukes. Tom Waits would sing a song for this beer brewed with moon dust. A glass scarab in Tutankhamun’s brooch is evidence of an ancient comet strike. Previously on TDG, Tut’s Alien Glass, a documentary investigating the mystery. Structure at Machu Picchu has precise astronomical alignments. Is a 600-year-old map proof Chinese discovered America? (Amazon US/UK) The New World was old news to the ancient aliens Greeks, Romans, Phoenicians, Vikings… & the locals who already called it home. Grab your fedora & explore lost cities with the people who rediscovered them. What did India contribute to modern mathematics? Nothing. Steeped in mysticism, the passion of Pakistani Sufis infuriates the Taliban. Photographer captures an unlikely friendship between a bear & a wolf. Thanks Greg. Quote of the Day: “Saying of the Mulla Nasrudin. If I survive this life without dying, I’ll be surprised. ~ Idries Shah, The Pleasantries of the Incredible Mulla Nasrudin.