February 6th, 2009

News

giant snakes, mosquito terrorism, and bonus Froomkin

Ooh. The faith-based initiative gets a church-and-state check. Clever! Also, changing the debate on abortion?

Andrew Cohen on the terror law authors.

Virginia moves closer to a smoking ban.

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Cripes! The largest snake ever was really quite large. Bonus: the Explainer, on how prehistoric animals got so big.

The coolest thing you'll read today: Bill Gates unleashes a swarm of mosquitoes at a conference. (Courtesy hammerforge.)