Jewish date: 26 Ṭeveth 5770 (Parashath Wa’era’).
Today’s quasi-holidays: National Clean Off Your Desk Day.
Worthy causes of the day: “MoveOn.org Political Action: Save the Clean Air Act” and
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Extinction Countdown: Wildlife Organization Offers a Thousand Green Reasons to Help Save Endangered Species”: Interesting way to get people to be environmentally friendly.
- “Mind-reading systems could change air security”: Um, you know Israel has been doing much the same thing effectively with humans for decades?
- “Heavy Brows, High Art?: Newly Unearthed Painted Shells Show Neandertals Were Homo sapiens's Mental Equals”
- “Congressman Rothman: Support Englewood and Oppose the Libyan Mission”
Image of the wrong sort of onion by Rakka via FlickrToday’s weird thing, submitted by Barry, is “Ugly Girl Killed”, an article from the parody site The Onion. Enjoy and share the weirdness.