Jewish date: 9 Tishri 5769 (‘Erev Yom Kippur).
Today’s quasi-holidays: World Tourism Day, Ancestor Appreciation Day.
Worthy cause of the day: Give blood. I cannot say this enough. Just do not do on a day when you are fasting or the day before, which is just asking for trouble. Also: “Sierra Club: Help Us Reach Our Goal of 100,000 Champions for National Parks by October 4th!”
Today’s news and commentary:
- “What Happened to Channel 1?”
- “Did Cooking Give Humans An Evolutionary Edge?”
- “Rare Space Object Discovered by High Schooler”