Jewish date: 24 Nisan 5770 (Parashath Shemini).
Today’s quasi-holiday: International Feng Shui Awareness Day.
Worthy causes of the day: “ColorOfChange.org: Keep the Internet open” and “Save the Critically Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves - The Petition Site”.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “What The Top U.S. Companies Pay In Taxes”
- “Hostile volcanic lake teems with life”: I really cannot make stuff like this up.
- “Animals That Live Without Oxygen”: Ditto.
- “Fruits and Veggies Help Just a Little in Decreasing Cancer Risk”
- “District court overturns patents on breast cancer genes”: Exactly why would anyone think it made any sense to allow patents on whatever exists naturally?
- “Geminoid F: Hiroshi Ishiguro Unveils New Smiling Female Android”
- “Who's Counting: Humpty Dumpty's Take on the News”