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News Briefs 27-11-2014

The plan to replace Thanksgiving day with Bigfoot day has hit a bit of a snag…

Quote of the Day:

"Doesn't take 100 days to decide if murder is a crime, it takes 100 days to figure out how to tell people it isn't…"

~Chris Rock

News Briefs 26-11-2014

Is it E-Prime Week? Why yes, it is.

Quote of the Day:

Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.

Erich Fromm

News Briefs 25-11-2014

Wake me when the gamma ray burst is coming...

Quote of the Day:

Our age has generated, and continues to generate, mythical material almost unparalleled in quantity and quality in the rich records of human imagination.

Jacques Vallee (on the UFO phenomenon)

News Briefs 24-11-2014

Richard Dawkins definitely needs more cowbell...

Quote of the Day:

We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.

H.L. Mencken

News Briefs 21-11-2014

” I think I am, therefore I am… I think.”

Quote of the Day:

“I put a dollar in a change machine… Nothing changed.”

George Carlin

News Briefs 20-11-2014

Where's our Mexican Mockingjay? We've had it with the seagulls!

Thanks to Katniss.

Quote of the Day:

“Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."

~John F. Kennedy

News Briefs 19-11-2014

It has to be heroic.

Quote of the Day:

A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.

Tom Hanks

News Briefs 18-11-2014

Interested in psychedelics? Make sure you have a copy of The Long Trip: A Prehistory of Psychedelia on your bookshelf!

Thanks David.

Quote of the Day:

Our hearts are battered, but they will mend. The world is broken, but it will be healed.

Ed and Paula Kassig

News Briefs 17-11-2014

In pre-Soviet Russia, comet land on you...

Quote of the Day:

Penetrating so many secrets, we cease to believe in the unknowable. But there it sits nevertheless, calmly licking its chops

H.L. Mencken