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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tuesday, Tuesday

Feels like Friday to me. I've been up for an hour. Seems a good thing to hit the news when you're still in the morning fog. Things don't hit you as sharply in the head. Here then, the news.

The "god particle":
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/dec/13/higgs-boson-seminar-god-particle?intcmp=122

Occupiers shut down west coast ports:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/13/occupy-protesters-shutdown-west-coast-ports

Danube low, power slows:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/13/drought-in-romania-threatens-danube-power

Saudi Arabia "executes" woman for sorcery; yesterday it said she was beheaded:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/12/saudi-woman-executed-practising-sorcery

Shoes fly again:
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/iranian-man-throws-shoes-president-mahmoud-ahmadinejad-article-1.990614

"Squid!" is an old Brooklyn insult:
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/17-arrests-occupy-wall-st-protesters-march-goldman-sachs-article-1.990555

Man goes nuts in Belgium, killing at least 4:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16161746

Is Buddy bi?:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-16153511

Scotland moves right along toward independence referendum:
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/two-thirds-of-scots-back-independence-referendum-within-two-years.1323778379

One couple's story of homelessness:
http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site04/story.php?articleno=4589&page=1

3 comments:

mybabyjohn/Delores said...

Living in the woods on medication. Yikes!!
Glad to see the caffeine buzz has worn off.

Austan said...

Yeah. Unfortunately that's the story of many of the homeless.

And I'm on my first pot. Round 2- Ding! There's a lot to do, gotta get energy somewhere!

Austan said...

And here's another reason we have people living in the woods:
http://www.commonsnews.org/site/site04/story.php?articleno=4588&page=1