Weird News Links for the Day

Fri., Feb. 29:
Five myths about the satellite smash-up
How perilous? How precise? Operation was messier than it seemed.–MSNBC

Space Script
A look at three examples of possible alien writing.
–Cabinet of Wonders

Blind man sees with the aid of son’s tooth
Technique involves creating a support for an artificial cornea from patient’s tooth and surrounding bone.–AFP

Sea reptile is biggest on record
The 150 million-year-old specimen was found on an Arctic island.–BBC News

‘Bird-boy’ found in Russia
Child mimics the language of birds. –Pravda

Weird News Links for the Day

Thurs., Feb. 28:
Rise of the machine
Terminator-style robot war ‘could be a reality within 10 years.’–Daily Mail

New Moon Map Is Best Ever
Scientists have created a new map of the south lunar pole that is 50 times more detailed than the last version.–

Supercomputer Unleashes Virtual 9.0 Quake
To help prepare for the next megathrust earthquake, a team of researchers created realistic three-dimensional simulations.–

Scientists advance ‘drought crop’
Researchers say they have made a key breakthrough in understanding the genes of plants.–BBC News

Are Arizona firefighters trained for UFO contact?
A 600-page guide may lend credibility to UFO believers. –

Crazy Article Writing Marathon

photocontest8 OK Folks, since my article on getting satellite TV on your PC went through the roof at, I’ve decided to make a marathon out of writing a few more articles.

Starting today I will produce about ten articles on varying subjects and submit them to  I have no idea why I’m going to do this, but heck, I need to practice my writing skills.

Weird News Links for the Day

Wed., Feb. 27:
Earthquake hits much of England
It’s the biggest earthquake in the UK for nearly 25 years.–BBC News

Archeologists Find 5,500 Year Old Plaza in Peru
It could be one of oldest places built in Americas.

Dean Radin Q & A
The parapsychology researcher discusses ESP, spirituality, and consciousness.–

Curry Spice May Thwart Heart Failure
Tumeric found to aid in heart disease.–WedMD

Forget global warming: Welcome to New Ice Age
Snow cover over North America and much of Siberia, Mongolia and China is greater than at any time since 1966. –National Post

Weird News Links for the Day

Tues., Feb. 26:
How Groundwater Shaped Mars
Scientists think a massive ocean once covered one-third of Mars.–

Electronic tattoo display runs on blood
Wireless blood-fueled display is a true merging of technology and body art.–

Where Science and Design Collide
A new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York contains more than 200 arresting and provocative objects.–New York Times

Ghost-hunters scare KY woman on ‘Wife Swap’
The Myers family’s ghost-hunting ways made them perfect candidates for a reality show.
–Daily Herald

Music special: Five great auditory illusions
Illusions can help us understand the workings of the human brain. –New Scientist