Jewish date: 17 ’Av 5770 (Parashath ‘Eqev).
Today’s quasi-holidays: Singing Telegram Day, National Drive-Thru Day.
Worthy cause of the day: “CARE : Defending Dignity - Fighting Poverty : Let Congress know you want the Haiti assistance bill passed”, “Working Families » Take Action!: Sign our letter to NY's State Senators”, and “We want the DISCLOSE Act”.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Spread of Deadly Cryptococcal Disease in U.S. Northwest Linked to Global Warming”
- “Asteroid Could Threaten the Earth in 2182”
- “Plastiki finishes Pacific voyage”
- “Trekkers offered cave tours in Klingon”: Worf will be pleased. No word on whether gagh will be served.
Logo of the guys being made fun of via WikipediaToday’s weird thing, submitted by Nancy and Barry, is “If Fox News had existed throughout history…”. Enjoy and share the weirdness.