The news may be serious, but that won’t stop us from having a giggle about some things.
There was a debate on Wednesday. Apparently Mittens did really well and Obama was simply meh. Either way, imma let you finish. NYTimes
The parliament in Turkey has cleared more military action in Syria. People are really worried this could spill over into the larger region. NYTimes
The Sioux are racing to raise money to purchase land in the Black Hills, which is considered sacred to them. This honestly seems like the greatest long con in history: steal land, make people buy it back a hundred years later. NYTimes
I really liked this story from NPR about the first female Marines taking a combat leadership test. It sounds intense. NPR
Facebook hits 1 billion users! We are the borg. Resistance is futile. NPR
Hugo Chavez is in the middle of an election. Is this the end of the ugly sweater? Al Jazeera
Columbine-style massacre was foiled in Spain. That’s sad. (The plan, not the foiling.) BBC
Google settles with publishers about scanning books for its library. Have better access to books is always good, but you gotta pay authors. BBC
Bees in France are producing blue honey. Apparently it’s because they’ve been eating M&Ms. BBC
What did you read in the news this week?