Don’t freak out, but scientists think octopuses ‘might be aliens’ after DNA study

“Not to send you into a meltdown or anything but octopuses are basically ‘aliens’ – according to scientists. Researchers have found a new map of the octopus genetic code that is so strange that it could be actually be an “alien”…. ” (go to link)
 
Link:  home.bt.com/news/science-news/dont-freak-out-but-scientists-think-octopuses-might-be-aliens-after-dna-study-11363997587287#.VdCTAn6pM5A.twitter
 

Happy Birthday Copyright Bombshell: New Evidence Warner Music Previously Hid Shows Song Is Public Domain

“Last minute evidence that completely turns a legal case on its head doesn’t come about all that often — despite what you see in Hollywood movies and TV shows. The discovery process in a lawsuit generally reveals most of the evidence revealed to everyone pretty early on. And yet…… ” (go to link)
 
Link:  www.techdirt.com/articles/20150727/16042931768/happy-birthday-copyright-bombshell-new-evidence-warner-music-previously-hid-shows-song-is-public-domain.shtml
 

For fourth time in history, space station crew forced to hide from space junk

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“A small piece of an old Russian weather satellite forced the crew of the International Space Station to take cover in an escape vehicle for a short time Thursday.Officials at NASA Mission Control in Houston calculated that the fragment of space junk would pass close to the space station at 7:01 a.m…. ” (go to link)
 
Link:  www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-iss-space-station-space-junk-20150716-story.html
 

An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not. True Story

“This is the story of a totally made-up place that suddenly became real — and then, strangely, undid itself and became a fantasy again. Imagine Pinocchio becoming a real boy and then going back to being a puppet. That’s what happened here — but this is a true story…. ” (go to link)
 
Link:  www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2014/03/18/290236647/an-imaginary-town-becomes-real-then-not-true-story