Jewish date: 26 Shevaṭ 5770 (Parashath Mishpaṭim).
Today’s quasi-holidays: Umbrella Day, Plimsoll Day.
Worthy cause of the day: “Urgent Request”.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Energy Storage on Ice”
- “Haitian Apocalypse and a Bold New World”
- “Unearthing Anthrax's Dirty Secret: Its Mysterious Survival Skills May Rely on Help from Viruses--and Earthworms”
I am not clear this is 100% accurate, but it certainly seems like it most of the time since governments are infamous for incompetence and stupidity. If anyone has a country whose government actually works decently, please let me know. I sure everyone on the planet would like to know. Enjoy and share the weirdness.