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Jewish date: 18 ’Adhar 5770 (Parashath Ki Thissa’).
Today’s quasi-holiday: March Forth – Do Something Day.
Worthy causes of the day: “Tell the FDA to Update Nutrition Label Info - The Petition Site”, “DemocracyForAmerica.com » Become a Citizen Co-Sponsor”, This is how we stop Blackwater for good.“”, and “Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) | Tell Democrats We Have Their Backs”.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Waste Land: Does the Large Amount of Food Discarded in the U.S. Take a Toll on the Environment?”
- “Generation Gap”
- “Chile Earthquake May Have Shortened Days on Earth”
- “Galactic Lenses Confirm Universe's Age, Size”
- “Down the Hatch(ling): Nest-Raiding Snake Gulped Newborn Titanosaurs”
- “Engraved Ostrich Eggshell Fragments Reveal 60,000-Year-Old Graphic Design Tradition”
- “Do Stolen E-Mails Show Climate Science Malfeasance?”: The answer is “no”.
- “Gut bacteria gene complement dwarfs human genome”