I’ve prepared a low-calorie, high-nutrient Monday news briefs for you…enjoy!
- Stuff keeps getting older: Amazing new finds in Kenya suggest complex human culture arose 20-40,000 years earlier than previously thought.
- How climate change and population growth threaten Egypt’s ancient treasures.
- It wasn’t just Greece: Archaeologists find early democratic societies in the Americas.
- These ‘alien’ mummies appear to be a mix of looted body parts.
- A learjet and an airbus had a strange encounter with a mysterious craft over Arizona.
- How the U.S. government controls what you think about UFOs.
- DARPA is funding time crystal research.
- A giant US retail corporation just filed a patent for autonomous robot bees.
- Neuroscientists devise scheme for mind-uploading in the future.
- Don’t lose your head: you should be very skeptical of Nectome’s deadly ‘mind-uploading device’.
- Could a pathogen be the cause of Alzheimer’s Disease?
- The consciousness deniers.
- Meet acquired savant Alonzo Clemens.
- The Cambridge Analytica files: Whistleblower comes clean on how voters’ Facebook data was used against themselves to change their minds.
- Occult lifehacks: Voodoo dolls of bosses improve staff morale, study finds.
- Image of the Day: Jack Kirby’s concept sketches for proposed theme park ‘Science Fiction World’.
Quote of the Day:
In an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.
Herbert Simon (1971)