News Briefs 22-08-2018GregWednesday, August 22nd0 Comments2 min read Slow news day in America…it’s a good thing we’re around to bring some excitement to your day: Ice found on the Moon’s surface, raising the prospect of a lunar colony. Eerie sky glow isn’t an aurora, is ‘completely unknown’ to science. Bifröst? Scientists discover drug that boosts lucid dreaming. (For other ways to achieve lucid dreams, see Paul and Charla Devereux’s book on how to do it.) Use of ‘killer robots’ in wars would breach law, say campaigners. Yes, it’s much more lawful when humans kill each other… Do people really think the Earth might be flat? A poll says lots of Millennials do – and it’s not clear why. That massive black sarcophagus contained three inscriptions – here’s what they mean. Florence’s famous Il Duomo is cracking, and cosmic rays could help save it. Does Snow White secretly die at the end of the classic fairytale? The musician who deciphered the Rosslyn Chapel ‘cubes’ has sadly passed away. (You can listen to the decoded music here.) In an isolated corner of Norway, 300 reindeer carcasses felled by a lightning strike are spawning new plant life. Maximum alien-ness: what might make life hard to recognize as life? Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. tells of his paranormal experience after a fiery crash. TIL that to prevent the theft of their ‘look’, clowns paint their clown faces onto eggs and then enter those eggs into the ‘Clown Egg Register’. Quote of the Day: When I wrecked in the Corvette in 2004 at Sonoma — it caught fire — somebody pulled me out of that car. And I thought that it was a corner worker because I felt somebody put their hands under my armpits and pull me out of the car. I didn’t get out. I don’t have any memory of myself climbing out of the car.