Archives for July 1, 2013

Meet Lonesome George

I’m sure you already know the story of Lonesome George: And now, you can see “him” (as it were) at the American Museum of Natural History. From a press release: Lonesome George Will Be on View at American Museum of Natural History Museum will Oversee Preservation and Taxidermy of Famous Tortoise Lonesome George, the 100-year-old…

Nineteen fire fighters were killed yesterday as they were overrun by a lightning-sparked fire in Arizona. This consisted of the entire crew as deployed to fight the Yarnell Hill Fire near Phoenix, Arizona. The best way to honor these fallen heroes, from afar and from the perspective of fellow citizens, is to demand that more…