News Briefs 22-02-2017By Gregon Wednesday, February 22nd My daughter Isis reviews fantasy genre books from her viewpoint as a teenager – check out her blog ‘The Book Goddess’ for some cool recommendations (both old and new). New evidence for the strange idea that the Universe is a hologram. Twitter has made our alien contact protocols obsolete. NASA’s Fermi telescope has found a signal at the centre of the Andromeda galaxy that could indicate the presence of dark matter. The ten weirdest physics facts, from relativity to quantum physics. Five experiments that show the universe is weird…really weird. The example of Easter Island shows why humanity will be extinct within 100 years. Greece displays 7000-year-old archaeological enigma. Search for secret chamber in King Tut’s tomb to recommence. Mysterious downfall of the Aztecs may have been caused by salmonella. DNA reveals prehistoric Native American dynasty centered on women. The post-human world: A conversation about the end of work, individualism and the fate of the human species. A warning from Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking. This brain implant makes telepathic typing possible. Someone just bought Hitler’s personal phone for $243,000. Alex Jones’s misInfoWars: 7 batshit conspiracy theories. Batshit enough to give him the ear of POTUS. But does Alex Jones know if the owls are what they seem? Democrats are now embracing conspiracy theories. The strange photographs used to prove conspiracy theories. Meet the albino woman who survived a kidnapping by people who wanted to use her body parts for magic. Is there evidence for life after death? Of course there is, as you all know from reading my book on the topic… Video of the Day: Jaguar vs giant anteater. Quote of the Day: Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. Martin Luther King Jr.