Jewish date: 12 ’Iyyar 5769.
Today’s holidays: Day 27 of the ‘Omer, Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Easter.
Today’s quasi-holidays: Nurses’ Day, No Diet Day.
Worthy causes of the day: “Tell FOX News: Stop the Smear Campaign Against Healthcare” and “Urge the Obama Administration to Give Polar Bears the Protection They Need”.
Relevant to Divine Misconceptions: More countries demonstrate they have no clue when it comes to freedom of religion: “Vietnamese Police try everything, but in vain, the Thai Ha pilgrimage goes ahead”, “China reject latest US report on religious freedom”
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Dangerous Mercury Spills Still Trouble Schoolchildren”: Scary.
- “The Look of a Winner”: Also scary.
- “Amazing Duck Story”: Not scary.
- “Forging Ahead”: Scariness is irrelevant.
(Tip of the hat to Bad Astronomy.) Obviously Morpheus has seen Cosmos too many times before and does not care to hear anything from it again. Enjoy and share the weirdness.