Till the End of the Day

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced today that it believes that Flight MH370 “ended” in the southern Indian Ocean. Relatives were alerted by a pretty insensitive text message before the announcement.

R.I.P. Gwar frontman Dave Brokie.

At the now-called Group of Seven nations meeting today, the allies moved to indefinitely exclude Russia from the group until Russia “changes course.”

Two days after a massive mudslide that has killed at least eight people in Washington, authorities are still trying to sort out who is missing.

Twenty-five years ago today, the Exxon Valdez ran itself right into a reef in Price William Sound in Alaska and spilled a whole lot of oil. Why that was a eureka moment for science.

Conservative groups are dumping a ton of money into New Hampshire in preparation for Scott Brown running against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. How much money? They’re out-spending Shaheen allies by 4-to-1; they’ve already spent more than Mitt Romney did in the 2012 primary.

Why charity can’t replace government safety net programs.

Science teaching men how to dance.

The Texas Republic was really, really bad at war.

Holy crap new Pixies album.

Dialogue I too desperately hope will be featured in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah.


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