- Europe’s megalithic monuments originated in France and spread by sea routes, new study suggests.
- Skeleton of teen girl found buried beside mysterious pyramid in Egypt.
- Scientists are totally rethinking animal cognition.
- Requiem for a red dream: Mars One files for bankruptcy.
- The case for leaving Earth.
- Third Eye Spies: the inside story of the CIA’s psychic spying program.
- Is this part of the brain an antenna for anomalous information?
- The view from space could change the world, Virgin Galactic says.
- Related: The Overview Effect – how astronauts are changed by seeing the Earth as one.
- New evidence for the strange geometry of thought.
- Danish haunted house studies seek to reveal the seductive appeal of horror.
- YouTube announces it will no longer recommend conspiracy videos.
- How YouTube drives creators to conspiracy theories and extremist content.
- Another disarticulated foot washes ashore in British Columbia.
- In the research labs of tech companies around the world, scientists and engineers are racing to construct virtual places that overlay actual places. Take a glimpse into the mirrorworld.
- Related: Walkers between worlds – the parallels between augmented reality and magick.
- Video of the Day: The beginnings of Ex Machina?
Quote of the Day:
It was likely more than half a billion years ago that some sea-floor arms race between predator and prey roused Earth’s first conscious animal. That moment, when the first mind winked into being, was a cosmic event, opening up possibilities not previously contained in nature.
Ross Anderson (“What the Crow Knows“