August 1st, 2008

Reading

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Amusing Z. note of the week: her step-ish brother R. picked up Rock Band for his birthday recently, which explains why Z. was singing "Hey! Ho! Let's go!" now and then over the weekend.

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Tonight, City of Heroes, I suspect. Maybe some painting as well. Quiet weekend ahead.

News

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"'Women serving in the U.S. military today are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire in Iraq...' The panel was told that the Pentagon's top official on sexual abuse, Dr. Kaye Whitley, was ordered not to show up despite a subpoena." (Courtesy ninjacooter.)

Top read: "There was a dozen ideas proffered about how to trigger a war" with Iran.

Interesting. A leading suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks is found dead.

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The Phoenix Mars rover is analyzing the water it found.

Heh. Ballantine is publishing the 'Garfield Minus Garfield' strips in a book.