Happy birthday to my beautiful daughter Isis!
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- The death of awe in the age of awesome.
- MIT achieves nuclear fusion breakthrough.
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- Scientists bust up black hole theory using world’s most powerful x-ray machine.
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- Mysterious chemical cloud sickens scores at British beaches.
- Things that make you go hmmmm – FBI shuts down request for files on Hillary Clinton citing lack of public interest.
- Map reveals the invisible universe of dark matter.
- Hurricane Harvey is causing fire ants to gather together in huge floating masses.
- This hallucinogenic honey is so prized that hunters scale cliffs and confront swarms of bees to get it. More on the Nepalese hallucinogenic honey hunters in this story from our archives.
Quote of the Day:
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.