Friday News Bites: #BlackLivesMatter, Obituaries, SPACE! + More

Happy New Year, unicorns! I hope you aren’t too hungover for some news today. I took last week off because of Christmas, and who needs grim news on Christmas? Certainly not me; I’ve had enough of that in the past. That said, I’ve also got some non-grim stories to take along with your Alka-Seltzer.

Let’s get started.

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Friday News Bites: Sandra Bland, Egregious Deaths, SCIENCE! + More

This week’s news stories primarily regard the #BlackLivesMatter movement, science-y bits, and a splash of book news thrown in. Let’s get started, friends.

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News in Asia

We are back after taking last week off due to the Memorial Day weekend. I spent the weekend in Nashville, TN with my family and large quantities of alcohol (sometimes a necessity for large family gatherings.) My Southern accent came back with a vengeance and I discovered I truly hate Darius Rucker’s cover of “Wagon Wheel” by OCMS. Read More News in Asia

How to Help Post-Hurricane Sandy

By now, you’ve no doubt seen the terrible images of Hurricane Sandy coming from the Northeastern US. I know many of you are probably looking for ways to give, but don’t know exactly where to start. Below is a list of places to which you can donate money, supplies, or if you’re nearby, your time.
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News Appetizers: Pigeons have GPS, Violence is Everywhere, Learn to Fool Cameras

Hello and happy Monday, Persephoneers. Yesterday marked 20 years since the riots in L.A. following the Rodney King verdict, which is – I mean, twenty years? Next you’re going to tell me that the O.J. Simpson trial was the trial of last century. In today’s news: Read More News Appetizers: Pigeons have GPS, Violence is Everywhere, Learn to Fool Cameras

News appetizers: If Only We Could Make Them Taste Like Spinach and Artichoke Dip.

It’s Monday, one of the best days of the week! Easily in the top 10. Well, maybe not “easily.” But probably.

Lots of crap going on in the world today, and some not-crap. Let’s take a look. Read More News appetizers: If Only We Could Make Them Taste Like Spinach and Artichoke Dip.