What I Read Today March 24th

The convoluted not-logic of Hobby Lobby’s upcoming Supreme Court case, more creepy things about Chernobyl, Google’s latest plan towards world conquest, and pine tree DNA is pretty crazy stuff. MotherJones: Are You There God? It’s Me, Hobby Lobby “So basically, the Hobby Lobby case requires the court to decide whether a corporation has sincere religious beliefs that would be compromised by having its health plan cover the contraception that it once covered because it believes that contraception causes abortions, even when it doesn’t. Got that?“ Live Science: Chernobyl Trees Barely Decomposed, Study Finds Everything about Chernobyl is creepy horror movie fodder. Wired: Google’s Bold Plan to Overthrow Amazon as King of the Cloud… Read More

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What I read on Monday (week 2)

This was a long Monday, following a weekend of birthday parties, putting our house back together, and celebrating a friend’s new sandwich shop/console game arcade. No article commentary, but mostly interesting stuff.  Cupcake post later this week! I need so much coffee… The Mary Sue: 10 HARDCORE FEMALE MILITARY LEADERS FROM HISTORY The Verge: Google’s Eric Schmidt: ‘let us celebrate capitalism’ San Francisco CBS: Google Engineer Targeted By Protesters In Front Of His East Bay Home The Verge: The Classics: ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ text adventure Youtube: Mystery Tubes in the Stick Bug’s Gut Geek Feminism Blog: On being geeky, disabled, and also kinda smokin’ Live Science: Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Triggered Lethal Acid Rain Mashable: Craig Ferguson… Read More

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