Archives for July 21, 2008

By now you’ve surely heard about this, the shooting with a rubber bullet of a Palestinian in custody apparently without provocation. Here’s the video:

“No Organics” Zone

The Pinwheel galaxy, otherwise known as Messier 101, sports bright reddish edges in this new infrared image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Research from Spitzer has revealed that this outer red zone lacks organic molecules present in the rest of the galaxy. The red and blue spots outside of the spiral galaxy are either foreground…

Norm Coleman Is a Hockeypuck.

From Andy Barr, Al Franken’s Campaign: When we saw Norm Coleman’s ad bragging about how he “brought hockey back” to Minnesota, our first thought was, “Hey, we like hockey, but wasn’t that a long time ago?” And our second thought was, “Wait a minute…they left out the part where Norm spent six years selling out…

Aliens Land!

… On this day in 1969, two aliens from a nearby planet landed on The Moon, while a third alien circled the planetoid. An.. …. astronaut stepped onto the Moon’s surface, in the Sea of Tranquility, at 0256 GMT, nearly 20 minutes after first opening the hatch on the Eagle landing craft. … As he…