April 25th, 2009

News

Vultures, Sri Lanka, and Charles Grodin

The most glorious headline of the day: Hannity offers to be waterboarded for charity (by Charles Grodin!)

SATURDAY NEWS:
* ForeignPolicy.com has an excellent 100-days report card.
* Andrew Cohen on impeaching Bybee.
* On the ground on the frontline in Sri Lanka.
* Fears of a swine flu pandemic in Mexico. Bonus: how the virus spreads. EDIT: BBC Q&A.
* Ooh. Curing the most common for of blindness with stem cells?
* And now they've mapped the cow genome too.
* EU farmers to be allowed to feed starving vultures.
* The science and economics of the NFL draft.