Scientists Create Virtual Human Brain Cells: Scientists in Seattle have created three-dimensional computer reconstructions of living human brain cells by studying tissue that is usually discarded during surgery, capturing not only the shape and anatomy of living cells, but also the electrical signals they produce. During a recent press conference, Dr Frankenstein and his staff said it was great to be working in cosmopolitan Seattle as opposed to the Swiss Alps, because villagers there have a tendency to become a bit nervous over this type of research.
New Technique Increases Chances for Lucid Dreaming: Research from the University of Adelaide has unveiled a new technique which has had unprecedented success in increasing people’s chances of having lucid dreams, in which the dreamer is aware they’re dreaming while it’s happening and can somewhat control the experience. One technique I’ve found that seems to work fairly well is don’t go to bed completely hammered.
Snake Slithers Out of Starbucks Toilet: In an urban legend come to life, a Texas man with an admitted aversion to snakes was unpleasantly surprised when he encountered a rattlesnake slithering out of the toilet he was using inside a San Antonio Starbucks. A Starbucks spokesperson explained that they have had issues with the toilet clogging and just had the toilet “snaked” - and the plumber may have simply forgotten to remove the snake.