A week (well, 6 days) of being stuck offline apparently grants me the same number of links I could amass in one particularly busy day. Huh.
This otherwise wonderful NASA live webcam feed must get lethally boring during the weekends or small hours of the night. But, still, awesome.
Courtier’s Reply meets Sunday Sacrilege: PZ Myers explains why the defense of “sophisticated theology” is still complete garbage.
Ed Brayton quips that the Earth looks “pretty bad for her age” at a budding 6015 years old. But considering how other planets take millions and billions of years to cool down and solidify from their infancy as boiling masses of molten rock, I’d say she looks pretty dang (prematurely) good.
If Jesus were a candidate for office in modern US politics. How terrifically dead on.
Count the problems with this picture: Four teens attempt to break into a home. Homeowner opens fire in self-defense, injuring one and killing a second. Florida laws converge to make it so that the homeowner gets nothing, while the first, injured kid [pictured] gets charged with second-degree murder (for his cohort’s death), now faces 50 years in prison. The other two, though accused of murder as well, are charged as minors and are sentenced to less than a year in juvie.
(via The Agitator)
I know it isn’t fair to judge an article by the comments it receives (or Ray Comfort’s blog would be a beacon of intelligence), but the fact that this guy’s post against Rachel Maddow’s purported arrogance is followed by nothing but snark and bigotry regarding her looks and sexuality tends to undermine the desired effect just a wee bit.
(via The Agitator)
Also, Vox claims the Tea Party is dominated and led by women. Yeah … cuz, y’know, when I think of teabaggers, I think of femininity.
We actually really need this.
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