Jewish date: 8 Marḥeshwan 5770 (Parashath Lekh-Lekha).
Today’s quasi-holidays: International Dadaism Month, Mother-in-Law’s Day, Mule Day.
Today’s news and commentary:
The Particle Zoo: Subatomic Particle plushies. I cannot make something like this up. Physicists may find these either amusing or very annoying. Enjoy and share the weirdness.