In anticipation of Susstein's Brave New World of idea diversity, Gawker has a neat post on scientists working to figure out why the universe exists (and you thought beating the market was hard).
Why are there things, instead of nothing? It may hinge on a kind of particle called a "b-meson," which constantly moves back and forth between its matter state and its antimatter state—but which moves more easily from antimatter to matter than the other way around.
People who are stoned are working on a competing theory of existence, based on that awesome scene in Blade Runner where the guy is on the roof? You know? Man.