In The News

[Content note: Racism, homophobia]


A winter storm covering 20 states could dump 18 inches of snow in some places and bring parts of the nation's midsection to a standstill.

Flaws have been found in the work of Dr. Fredric Wertham. Whoops!

Terry Deary, author of the Horrible Histories line of children's books, has a problem with libraries. Boo!

A Turkish court has ruled gay sex is natural. Yay! My weekend is validated!

Chinese cyberspies have hacked most Washington institutions. Oh dear.

A colossal sunspot on the surface of the sun is large enough to swallow six Earths whole, and could trigger solar flares this week. Neat!

An Italian newspaper is blaming the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI on the gay influence within the Vatican. Who knew we were so powerful?

Meanwhile, in post-racial America...

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