November 4th, 2009

News

Scientology, fake skin, and mapping water

"We're going through a tough time as a country. That brings out the blowhards and demagogues. We usually find our way, without any help from them. We will this time, too."

SOME NEWS:
* 'What constitutes justice for the Guantanamo detainees?'
* Republicans take two governorships, and a closely-watched New York district goes the way of the Democrats, thanks to a Republican split.
* Whoah. A crazy tale of Scientology espionage.
* Nice. British MPs told to get smaller apartments.
* Mapping the water on Earth.
* Why does it seem like helicopters crash all the time?
* The only-slightly-weird healing powers of lab-created skin.
* Heh. Ten reasons the idea of having kids is freaky.