Jewish date: 27 Tammuz 5769.
Today’s holidays: The Three Weeks, Isra Al Mi’Raj (Ascent of the Prophet Muhammad), Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Feast Day of the Magi: Krishna.
Today’s quasi-holiday: National Ice Cream Day.
Worthy cause of the day: “Stop Overusing Antibiotics on Healthy Farm Animals”.
Relevant to Divine Misconceptions: More oppression: “RUSSIA: Raids continue as doubts grow over Nursi ban”, “Somalia: Islamists Order Women in Dobley Town to Take Veil"”, “UZBEKISTAN: Prisoners' freedom of religion or belief denied”, and “Falungong gather for city protest”.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Heads Up! Flying Jumbo Squid by the Thousands”
- “APOLLO LANDING SITES IMAGED BY LRO!”
- “U.S. company converts onion juice to electricity”: No, I am not making this up.