Jewish date: 14 ’Av 5770 (Parashath ‘Eqev).
Today’s quasi-holidays: Parent’s Day, Merry-Go-Round Day, Sysadmin Day, Metric Mitochondria Day (established by yours truly 2010-01-24; be thankful for decimal measurements and obligate symbionts today).
Today’s news and commentary:
- “Hot weather shrinks size of German fries”
- “"Darth Vader" strikes NY bank”: He may trying to raise capital for his next Death Star.
- “How Does a Heat Wave Affect the Human Body?”