Jewish date: 17 ’Elul 5769.
Today’s holidays: Twenty-Third Sunday of Ordinary Time.
Today’s quasi-holidays: Read A Book Day.
Worthy causes of the day: “Enough Unemployment!”, “Tell Your Senators: Make Our Food Safe!”, “Tell Obama's Antitrust Czar: Investigate Monsanto”, “Health Care for America NOW! | We're behind Obama for real change”.
Relevant to Divine Misconceptions: See today’s weird thing for some religious humor.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Divide to Conquer: Infection-Specific T Cells Multiply to Fight Infection”
- “Not every cloud has a silver lining”
- “Record Pfizer $2.3 billion fraud settlement, windfall payout to states”
- “Lockerbie, the Anger”