Right here on earth? – A scientist says there’s no need to search in space for alien life, that it’s right here on earth. Instead of a mission to Mars, he wants to launch a "mission to earth" to look for it.

Researcher Paul Davies thinks that strange, hitherto unknown forms of life may be lurking in toxic lakes or in vents under the ocean that heat nearby water to the boiling point.
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I recently had a late-night experience that had an unusual enough texture to be worth reporting as possibly not a dream, at least not in the ordinary meaning of that word.

I cannot say that it felt entirely physical, but it was unusual enough, and intense enough, for me to wake up the next morning thinking it might have been a contact experience.

It was the third such experience in recent months and, if it was real, then it could be important.
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