Guinness Records have declared that Smokey the cat has the loudest purr of a domestic cat. Approaching the loudness of a lawn mower, the feline's constant purr has been measured at 67.7 decibels. More, including video, here.
Filling in for George, Jimmy Church (email) welcomed author Alfred Webre, known for his work in exopolitics. Webre discussed topics from his latest book, The Omniverse, which delves into transdimensional intelligence, time travel, teleportation, and the secret space program and colony on Mars. Followed by Open Lines in the second half.