Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Missing Link Found

CNN reported on March 25 that Scientists have discovered the missing link… at least that’s what they think. I guess they aren’t sure yet. "Scientists in northeastern Ethiopia said Saturday that they have discovered the skull of a small human ancestor that could be a missing link between the extinct Homo erectus and modern man."

The week in review

Last week was pretty busy. There was the Senate Bill that may restrict freedom of the press: "The bill would make it a crime to tell the American people that the president is breaking the law, and the bill could make it a crime for the newspapers to publish that fact," said Martin, a civil liberties […]

Hottest stuff on Earth

LiveScience reports, "Scientists" have set a new record for "Hottest temperature on Earth." No, I’m not referring to a chili cook-off. Scientists "superheated" some "gas" to 2 billion degrees Kelvin, or 3.6 billion degrees Fahrenheit! That is hotter than the center of the sun. Pretty hard to believe, I know. They didn’t believe it either: They […]

Furry Lobster

CNN reports that this ugly beast, named Kiwa hirsuta, was discovered over a mile deep in the ocean. Apparently it is so neat that they created a new family AND genus for it. But it prefers to go by Furry Lobster. While 66% of adult males are sure to be jealous of this creature’s sinuous, hair-like strands, […]

More spying for NSA

Wiretapping, emails, search results… not good enough. The National Security Agency wants data mining software. Be sure to visit BugMeNot if you don’t have a username/password to read the article.