‘Tis a sad day at the Bikini Atoll.
- EPA chief: Trump administration may intervene in the next climate change study.
- Tangentially Speaking interviews explorer and documentarian Bruce Parry, whose TV series Tribe allowed him to live up close with some of the last hunter-gatherer groups in the world.
- New analysis of gene ancestry data further confirms the Stone Age was really the Swinging Age, and that our ancestors dug Neanderthal booty.
- CRISPr babies: New details on the experiment that shocked the world. What would Ian Malcolm say?
- The two co-discoverers of CRISPr were outraged by the news of the gene-edited babies, but at least one noted scientist has come to the defense of the controversial experiment.
- Scientists thought humans could only inherit mitochondrial DNA from their mothers. They were wrong.
- Bacterial superbugs found inside the ISS –that could be a new twist to the zombie Apocalypse genre.
- NASA promises to return to the Moon sooner than you think.
- The first aircraft powered with ionic thrust has taken off. Will we ever fly on planes that have no moving parts?
- Local L.A. activists stop Elon Musk’s tunnel. If you want to live in a city where you can do whatever you want, perhaps you should move to Rapture, Señor Musk.
- The Chinese pyramids and the pole star.
- The Atlantic dares to ask if exorcisms (and thus the supernatural) may be real after all.
- Remote Viewing: Resurrecting the CIA’s art of pychic travel.
- Rewriting the brain pathway for consciousness.
- Red Pill of the Day: Pooping Legos for Science!
Thanks to Stephen Hillenburg. Even though SpongeBob was after my time, genius is easy to recognize when you see it.
Quote of the Day:
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.