True Strange Library

Xeno's strange news awards blog.

Video: People with extra body parts

Video removed. When I viewed it, it was work safe and there was not the thumbnail image of a woman holding a sex toy in each hand with the title … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Study: Nose shape is from your ancestor’s climate

I wondered what might cause upturned noses evolutionarily and how I feel about people who have nose jobs as I read the article below. If you love (or hate) your nose, … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Body’s Newly Recognized “79th” Organ

The mesentery, which connects your intestine to your abdomen, is one continuous, highly functional and newly recognized organ, the 79th according to the article below. Siri says there are 67 … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · 5 Comments

Microsoft to Store (lots of) Data on DNA

Many years ago I hacked my first Macintosh’s OS to make the display read something like “10 of 10 Yottabytes free of Molecular Memory.” It seems my idea had merit. … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cancer treatment success with genetic modification of T-cells

Some good news on the cancer research front. An experimental gene therapy that turns a patient’s own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study, with more than … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Pope: Mass extinction happening now

This is the most sensible use of popedom. I thank Pope Francis for the call to action. Life on earth is failing and we must wake up and work together. … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bizarre ancient life forms found in Mexican cave revived by NASA.

I couldn’t find a picture of the supposed bizarre Mexican cave microbes so enjoy this art, perhaps by Alex Ries. Anyway, in the hot gigantic crystal caves near Nica, Mexico, … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · Leave a comment