On January 22, 1968, Apollo 5 launched. This unmanned flight was notable because it carried the first Lunar Module into space (for testing). Sort of related: this lunar panorama (from the recent Chinese moon landing).
- 5 Ways Growing Up Inside Scientology Was a Nightmare – Only five? From mrmisconception.
- Even in Death, Abortion Politics Never Goes Away – An interesting piece on some recent news items, from the New Yorker.
- Sarah Silverman is Visited by Jesus Christ – And you won’t believe the one weird trick he shares with her! Haha, seriously though, it’s a great video and you should watch it. From Kyle (via Amy).
- In the Name of Love: Elites embrace the “do what you love” mantra. But it devalues work and hurts workers. – The privilege behind saying “do what you love,” as if that’s an easy choice for most people.
- The vile threats of sex and violence that men use against women online – “… a Pew Research Center poll found that over five years of its research, 72.5% of the ugly online incidents reported to the group Working to Halt Online Abuse came from women.” From Amy.
- Why walking through a doorway makes you forget – That *is* a pretty annoying phenomenon. THANKS BRAIN.