Image of vaccination against polio (now almost extinct, thank YHWH) via WikipediaGreetings.
Jewish date: 20 Ṭeveth 5770 (Parashath Shemoth).
Today’s quasi-holidays: Apple Tree Day, World Day for War Orphans
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Why My Congressman is Wrong About the Libyan Mission in Englewood”
- “Pi Computation Record”: The record for computing pi is now about 2.7 trillion digits.
- “Fixing a Security Problem Isn't Always the Right Answer”
- “Obesity is now just as much of a drag on health as smoking”
- “Vaccines work”: The graph shows what happens when people are vaccinated en masse.
- “Mac security reality check: user error”
- Not strictly news or commentary, but Project Gutenberg yesterday released a new electronic edition of The Tin Woodman of Oz with the original illustrations. The edition in question is the zip-compressed HTML version.