RIP Harold Ramis (aka Dr. Egon Spengler), writer of Caddyshack, Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day, a man who made me laugh hard and often during my teens. Thank you sir and safe voyaging…
- Man who ‘died’ for 45 minutes and had a near-death experience talks about his experience.
- Heart surgeon confirms near-death experience account that challenges mainstream scientific view of consciousness.
- Could SETI be funded via a lottery with a cash prize?
- Mysterious glowing ‘butterfly cloud’ in Alaskan sky was a fuel vent related to a rocket launch.
- Strange 200-year-old bone cylinder that mystified archaeologists turns out to be a feminine hygiene product.
- Largest recorded meteorite impact on the Moon captured on video.
- Is information physical?
- Your gut bacteria can affect your mind. So can they be hacked to make you smarter?
- The puzzle of the Universe’s giant cosmic sparks.
- Strange state of matter found in chicken’s eye.
- Research by French neurosurgeons sheds light on the neural basis of consciousness and dreams. Although the end of the post could just suggest the opposite…
- Every night at the same time, hundreds of Swedish students scream their anxieties into the sky, creating the ‘Flogsta Roar’.
- Turns out last week’s Viking (non-)apocalypse was just a marketing stunt.
- Was major security flaw in Apple operating system actually an NSA backdoor?
- Bible in front pocket may have saved bus driver’s life during early morning shooting.
- Visit the Rat Temple, where 20,000 roaming rodents are worshipped by locals.
- More proof a giant prehistoric shark did not swim with the Nazis. And it sounded so plausible!
- Image of the Day: The thin blue line.
Quote of the Day:
My career happened as a result of a tremendous synergy of all the talented people I’ve worked with, all helping each other, all connecting, and reconnecting in different combinations. So…identify talented people around you and then instead of going into competition with them, or trying to wipe them out, make alliances, make creative friendships that allow you and your friends to grow together