Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more…
- Cognitive science backs up the ancient Indian philosophy that we’re conscious even in deep sleep.
- Discoveries give new clues to possible Neanderthal religious practices.
- Buried beneath the sand, the ziggurat of Jiroft may be the largest and oldest of its kind in the world.
- In 1562, map-makers thought America was full of mermaids, giants and dragons.
- NORAD investigates UFOs, according to ‘declassified’ memos.
- A look at the data shows that various kinds of paranormal phenomena seem to be closely related, if not one monolithic phenomenon.
- The obsessed, feuding searchers who are still looking for Amelia Earhart.
- The mystery of the massive Marree Man geoglyph.
- A post-nuclear world would look nothing like the landscape of Mad Max.
- ‘Dyson sphere’ star may be be dimming because aliens are mining energy from its surface, claim scientists.
- Extinction-level superflares may blast Earth’s nearest exoplanet, Proxima b.
- ‘Brightest supernova ever found’ may actually be a black hole gobbling up a star.
- What is this strange spiral in LL Pegasi?
- Food company invests big in ‘meatless meat‘.
- Some patients with psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may actually have a treatable immune disorder, say Oxford scientists.
- Video of the Day: Weaponised tears.
Quote of the Day:
One of the many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them.
To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who most want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it.
To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.