- polis: In Suspense
"The program for airport terminals is becoming so demanding and complex that we are experiencing a phenomenon of a select few architectural firms designing nearly all of the new terminals around the world. It is hard to come by a more clear and striking image of globalisation than seeing airports in Philadelphia, Abu Dhabi, and Tianjin all designed by the same company"
(tags:design architecture culture monoculture )
- Muslims mass-producing children to take over Africa, says Archbishop -Times Online
"One of the most powerful figures in the Anglican Church believes that Africa is under attack from Islam and that Muslims are ?mass-producing? children to take over communities on the continent"
(tags:cult mad pol war )
- Stone Trees of Yakutsk
"One of the cool natural breath-taking places in Russia are the ?Lena?s stone forest? or ?Lena?s Stone Pillars?."
(tags:photography fantastic )
- Research team launches search for serpent-like Vancouver Island lake creature
""Something just went 'ping' on the alarm on the fish finder and we saw this absolutely massive object in the midst of various fish," said John Kirk, president of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club. "
- Morgue Royal North Shore Hospital body
"SECURITY at one of Sydney's biggest hospitals is so lax that anyone can walk into the morgue and claim a body without showing identification, prompting fears that corpses could be wrongly removed or defiled."
- How elephants ‘talk’ to each other through the ground
"The American Physical Society (APS), in the latest podcast of 'Life Lines', has explained how elephant vocalizations travel through the ground for great distances, and how other elephants can understand them, just as they understand acoustic sound, which travels through the air."
(tags:comms weird )
- Using Magnetism To Turn Drugs On And Off
"Researchers have devised a drug delivery solution that combines magnetism with nanotechnology. "
(tags:med nano )
- Dolmen with petroglyphs found near Villupuram
"A big dolmen with four petroglyphs that portray men with tridents and a wheel with spokes has been found at Kollur, near Tirukoilur, 35 km from Villupuram in Tamil Nadu."
- SPACE.com — Eerie Cloud Created by NASA Rocket Experiment
"An eerie cloud that glowed briefly in the night sky Saturday was no UFO. It was created by humans – more specifically a NASA rocket built to make clouds that shine at night."
(tags:weather eco space )
Links for 2009-09-21
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