Jewish date: 7 ’Iyyar 5769.
Today’s holidays: Day 22 of the ‘Omer, Festival of Ridvan, Walpurgis.
Today’s quasi-holidays: May Day, Save a Rhino Day.
Worthy causes of the day: “Sign the open letter to President Obama” and “Impeach Jay Bybee”.
Relevant to Divine Misconceptions:
- More intolerance: “Authorities trying to keep secret arrests and sentences of Tibetan monks”, “China Still Presses Crusade Against Falun Gong”, “Mais Forbids Ahmadiyya Worship”, “RUSSIA: The battle with 'religious extremism' - a return to past methods?”, and “UZBEKISTAN: More severe jail sentences for Muslim prisoners of conscience”.
- Unusual intolerance: “Stewardess sacked for refusing to wear Islamic robe and walk behind male colleagues”.
- “Jewish Defamers of Israel”
- “Girl beats off muggers with marching band baton”
- “Toxin Obsession: Celebrities & Shampoo”
- Yesterday, I found out there is at least one program which does take advantage of Mac OS X’s multiple calendar system capabilities, TinyCal. All you other programmers out there, you have no excuse not to do the same. This includes you, Apple. I want to see upgrades to iCal and the clock menu in Mac OS X 10.5.7 allowing display of dates from multiple calendar systems simultaneously.