Saturday, April 14, 2012

Daily Blend: Saturday, April 14, 2012 – One hundred years later

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I know this isn’t scientific, but this ship’s warning me she’s gonna die and take a lot of people with her.
Thomas Andrews, Managing Director of Harland and Wolff Shipyards

Many brave things were done that night, but none more brave than by those few men playing minute after minute as the ship settled quietly lower and lower in the sea … the music they played serving alike as their own immortal requiem and their right to be recorded on the scrolls of undying fame.
Lawrence Beesley, survivor

Your links:

  • Canadian Supreme Court strikes down law allowing warrantless wiretaps during emergencies.
    (via Rof F)

  • Make that successful doggycide: Pembroke Pines, FL dog who was shot six times after nipping at a cop’s ankle died three weeks later.
    (via @radleybalko)

  • Which is more predictable: That an obvious “miracle” was debunked, or that the Indian skeptic who debunked it was then charged with blasphemy?

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.