Researchers at Caltech and Harvard have created an artificial jellyfish using a silicone base and rat heart cells. Dubbed a "Medusoid," the synthetic creature swims in water in a similar fashion to a real jellyfish. More at BBC News and LiveScience.
Host Connie Willis (email) was joined by Joseph McMoneagle, known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project-- Stargate. First hour guest, Philadelphia author, Thom Nickels (Amazon page), shared weird stories of the founding fathers of the US, including the secret life of Ben Franklin.