SONG: Golden Record

23 May 2010 grant b 1

SONG: “Golden Record” [Download] . (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: Partially based on “Have aliens hijacked Voyager 2 spacecraft”, Daily […]


21 May 2010 grant b 0

BBC (among other outlets) has gotten all excited over the world’s first artificial life form: The team was led by Dr Craig Venter of the […]

Monkeys pay for porn.

20 May 2010 grant b 0

Nature says it’s true: Rhesus monkeys will trade items of value – in this case, juice – in return for sexy monkey booty shots: The […]

Computers get the joke.

19 May 2010 grant b 0

PopSci releases the terrifying news that computers can decode our humor now. We can’t tell jokes over their little silicon heads any more – they’ve […]

10 limbs for hugging!

14 May 2010 grant b 0

The Christian Science Monitor (reprinting LiveScience) has published the greatest science headline I think I’ve ever read: School-bus sized squid actually quite friendly, study finds. […]


13 May 2010 grant b 1

That’s what Sydney’s Daily Telegraph wants me to hear when they tell me about a strange malfunction affecting the Voyager 2 space probe: But now […]