- Trump signs law making a crewed mission to Mars a NASA priority.
- Is consciousness real?
- Well, at least we can agree that nanoscale flying saucers with lasers are real…sort of.
- Terrifying insect-sized robots could render humanity extinct ‘by the end of this century’, expert warns.
- Crossword coincidences.
- This ‘ghost plane’ crash is one of the weirdest mysteries of 2017.
- Infant’s rare ‘parasitic twin‘ successfully removed with surgery.
- Chinese scientists use remote sensing technology to detect underground remains of the Great Wall.
- How a 400,000-year-old skull fragment hints at an ancient unified humanity.
- How to use science and magic to make a mummy in 70 days. Would make a catchy book title.
- Sea otters may have been using stone tools for thousands, or even millions, of years, say scientists.
- Video of the Day: Watch the machinery of biology at work in this time lapse video of tadpole egg cell division.
- Bonus Video of the Day: Whale shoots a rainbow out of its blowhole.
Quote of the Day:
I don’t want to really scare you, but it was alarming how many people I talked to who are highly placed people in AI who have retreats that are sort of ‘bug out’ houses, to which they could flee if it all hits the fan.