PZ posted this and it’s amazing. It also makes me nervous just to watch, I’ll probably be a gelatinous mass of conflicting nerve impulses in August when it happens.
Aimee Copeland fought for her life against a gruesome infection and may have prevailed. Naturally, her father credits prayer: [Read more…]
Update 10 AM: Word is no HCR decision today, probably Thursday. No way to know if that’s true, it’s just a plausible sounding rumor being passed around the new media community in the last few minutes. If so I’ll be nailed to my chair blogging the injustice of the Justices here. And I’ll be wearing something nice, this time, because I like to look nice when I get $*#%&-ed by creepy old men in black hoods …
Update 9:21 AM Central: Mixed decision on the Immigration Law but sounds like the Papers Please part was upheld, at least partially. I’ll leave the rest to the legal eagle bloggers like Ed Brayton. [Read more…]
If you only you knew Mittens as a pretend gangster wielding a gat busting caps in people’s heads. It’s adorable! [Read more…]
No one knows his exact age, but the giant tortoise Lonesome George passed away quietly in his enclosure at the Charles Darwin Research Station in the Galapagos Islands: [Read more…]
The long anticipated healthcare ruling may come as early as tomorrow say some court watchers. A panel of Conlaw experts weighed in and said the law should be upheld as constitutional, then went on to say it probably won’t be: [Read more…]
Tahir Square in Egypt has been filled to the brim the past few days as protestors wait to hear what people and which parties won their first democratic election in decades. That announcement will reportedly come any second now. BBC News Middle East is streaming. Google has set up multiple news/video feeds here.
No matter who wins, one thing is clear: Egypt has changed forever and that what happens today could quickly reach every nation on earth. [Read more…]
A rare set of rocks, blasted from the surface of Mars by an ancient impact, surprised scientists with signs the planet’s interior may still be as wet as our own: [Read more…]