Naked Pics & Ancient Bugs

This story was printed about 12 years ago, but it’s the first I’d heard of it and is fascinating (definitely a play or a film script in the making):

“The Great Ivy League Nude Posture Photo Scandal”

(via Boing Boing)

As Tom Merrit from CNET points out, when the scientists say “don’t worry,” it’s usually time to head for the underground bunker. So now that the polar ice caps are melting, we are going to be facing more of these:

“Eight-million-year-old bug is alive and growing”

Of course, the scientists say, don’t worry, but I’m thinking that bacteria this old and this tough could be just a bit worrying.

(via Buzz Out Loud)

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