Welcome, fellow cosmic shmucks! Let’s check out the Wednesday news briefs…
- Is this how the builders of the Moai on Easter Island put 13-ton ‘hats’ on top of their giant statues?
- The Spiritualist origins of the Mexican revolution.
- Dark Star Rising: Fascism and the occult meet in Russian philosopher Alexander Dugin.
- Looking for life on a Flat Earth: what a burgeoning movement says about science, solace, and how a theory becomes truth.
- HD video killed the bizarre ‘lizard people’ conspiracy theory.
- Why stick insects might be into birds eating their kids.
- Can we tap into hidden mental faculties?
- Researchers have found that psychedelic drug use is correlated with reduced partner violence in men.
- How The Truman Show predicted the future (sadly).
- Why a conspiracy theory about Nikola Tesla can’t be true.
- Alien apocalypse: can any civilization make it through climate change?
- Robots will be able to feel touch with this artificial nerve.
- Contacting aliens through electronic dance music.
- Mysterious ‘men in black’ question residents about unexplained booms.
- Creepy clown sightings are on the rise again.
- Secret tunnels around the world.
- The art of healing: five medicinal plants used by Aboriginal Australians.
- Image of the Day: Beluga whale, or mermaid? You decide!
Quote of the Day:
As long as I can conceive of something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it into existence or clearing the way for it.
George Bernard Shaw