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My youngest brother flew out to Las Vegas yesterday. Minutes after we dropped him off the airport was evacuated and later we learned someone had found grenades in someone’s bag. They turned out to be replica grenades but I was shaken for the whole day. What’s become of the world we live in?

Some clippings from around the net to get our minds of things like that:

Google Unveils Book Preview Tool

The UpSouth Book Festival Returns to Harlem

Moby Dick Hits the Smallest Screen Do you read on your iPhone? Email Galleycat and let them know.

Meet Your 2008 MacArthur Genius Award Fellows (FishbowlNY)

‘State of the Blogosphere’ Report (Technorati)

Via Girlie Girl Army:

Slacker Uprising Michael Moores newest film is available for free online. It is the first time ever that a major featurelength film is debuting as a free download on the internet – legally. Watch it.”

“Actor allegedly beatcat to death in jealous rage and calls it an accident. Then Andrea Peyser supports cat abuse; Click here: FELONIOUS BALL OF FUR DESERVED EVERY BLOW New York Post. It is really dangerous that a paper would think it is okay to support and encourage ANY form of animal abuse.”

I hate animal cruelty – if you abuse an innocent animal you are a criminal and deserve to go to jail!

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