Image illustrating a great circle via Wikipedia; Zemata would not serve up a picture of stars
Jewish date: 5 Shevaṭ 5770 (Parashath Bo’).
Today’s quasi-holidays: Basketball Day.
Worthy cause of the day: “Take Action: General Mills Palm Oil Causes Rainforest Destruction”.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Smart Phones, Dumb People”
- “Mystery Object Behaves Both Like a Comet and Asteroid”
- “Sowing their seeds: Neolithic farmers spawned most European males”