A bizarre asteroid with six comet-like tails has been discovered in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Scientists have never before seen an asteroid like this, which NASA described as looking like a "a rotating lawn sprinkler." More here.
Professor of creative writing at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Marjorie Sandor, talked about her latest work compiling stories from the deeply unsettling to the possibly supernatural and why we love tales that delve into our increasingly unstable sense of self, home, and planet. In the first hour, bestselling author Juan Enriquez discussed how man is in a different phase of evolution and the future of life on the planet is now in our hands.