Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Daily Blend: Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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Ex-Rep. Allen West (R-FL)
Ex-Rep. Allen West (R-FL)

Sober Transgender Day of Remembrance, everyone.

  • Alex Knapp at Forbes thoroughly decorticates Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) for claiming the age of the Earth (which he doesn’t know) isn’t related to our economic and general welfare.
    (via @BadAstronomer)

  • Now-former-Rep. Allen West (R-FL) [pictured] finally concedes.

  • PZ Myers shines some contextual light on the current kerfuffle over Sam Harris’s 2006-era comments about how “[i]f [he] could wave a magic wand to get rid of either rape or religion, [he] would not hesitate to get rid of religion”.

  • And finally, more awesomeness about the promise of stem cell research: Dogs with paralyzing spinal injuries learn to walk again.

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