Start at the end, because the beginning is the end.
- Experiment confirms quantum theory time weirdness by replicating John Wheeler’s delayed-choice experiment with an atom.
- New research puts us on the cusp of brain-to-brain communication. Are we ready to be part of a hive mind?
- Experiencing the true horror of sleep paralysis.
- Crashing comets may explain mysterious lunar swirls.
- Dinosaurs may have been warm-blooded.
- MIT ‘Cheeta-bot’ can now jump over obstacles autonomously (making it even easier for it to hunt you down and feast on your sweet, sweet human flesh).
- ‘Manhattanhenge‘ bathes New York in a sunburst of colour.
- The hunt for Amelia Earhart resumes in the Pacific.
- U.K. considers a sweeping drug ban on psychoactives that could imperil scientific research.
- Israeli town was the centre of a thriving hallucinogenic drug scene 3000 years ago.
- Islamic State sets up ‘ministry of antiquities‘ to reap the profits of pillaging.
- Secret organisation is tracking ancient artefacts looted and sold by Islamic State.
- Play to win: Ulama, the deadly ball-sport of Mesoamerica.
- Endangered sawfish are suddenly experiencing virgin births. Someone photoshop me a sawfish Jesus, stat!
- How would the world look if we could see the magnetic fields around us?
- Children who remember past lives as monks.
- Metal band Mastodon join the White-Walker army in Game of Thrones.
- Image of the Day: Escher’s beach towel.
Quote of the Day:
Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time