I've nothing to say, so here is the news.
- The race to find the secrets of Kryptos, a sculpture inside a courtyard at the CIA's heavily guarded headquarters in Langley, Virginia, may be reaching a climax.
- The latest edition of New Scientist is now available online. Check it out here.
- Has the US government conducted an elaborate cover-up of Mad Cow Disease within it's borders?
- "Son of Concorde" - Japan and France are to work together to develop a successor to the retired supersonic jet aircraft Concorde.
- Secret Societies: Who Controls Knowledge? A theory about the Illuminati and the New World Order.
- I've made it a personal mission to keep asking "where's our skycars?" Here's another story saying it could be soon.
- 'In 50 years' time no one will be using oil any more' - a look at pioneers of wind and hydrogen power.
- The ancient Antonine Wall in Scotland, furthest north frontier of the Roman Empire, is bidding for World Heritage status.
- Portraits made of exploded gunpowder to be shown at the Edinburgh Festival include Aleister Crowley and my own ancestor, Michael Scott.
- Authors Simon Cox, Mark Oxbrow and Ian Robertson will present Rosslyn, The Grail and Cracking the Da Vinci Code at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
- Another mystery beast has surfaced in South Texas, and some say it might be a chupacabra.
- A formation of unidentified lights in the sky over Phoenix, Arizona - with video.
- And in the Northwest Territory of Australia, a UFO is spotted two nights in a row.
- Millions of Americans lie awake at night counting sheep - but experts agree the causes of chronic insomnia remain mysterious. Reading the Grail keeps me awake.
- the US Congress has voted to defy President Bush and curb the powers of the Patriot Act.
- Robot vs robot - is this the future of air combat?
- The 'Burning Man Festival' is just one of the signs that interest in the Occult is again sweeping the globe.
- An innovative technology designed to launch future passenger-carrying rockets via a carrier aircraft has been tested over the desert landscape of Mojave, California. Maybe I can drive to the spaceport in my flying car.
- Or fly my car to Russia for a trip on the Kliper re-useable spacecraft which is being showcased at the Paris Air Show.
- The Adam Smith Insitute argues that Global Warming will be a good thing.
Quote of the Day:
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.