Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, January 31, 2014

It’s the last day of the first month of the new year. Among those not celebrating their birthday today because they’re dead is Zane Grey, Isham Jones, Alan Lomax, Jackie Robinson, and Eddie Cantor. So, let’s get right to today’s Headlines Du Jour:

ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

Detroit deadliest city for children due to prematurity, violence

TODAY IN INCOME INEQUALITY:

Why the rich are freaking out

FREE THE WEED!!!

Dueling Pot Billboards At
The Stoner Bowl: Marijuana
Is Safer Vs. Marijuana
Will Ruin Your Life

Deadly marijuana? Doctors weigh in on British woman
who supposedly overdosed
on cannabis


TODAY IN FLOR-I-DUH:

Poll: Crist Leads Scott in Fla. Governor’s Race


THE EARTH IS COMPLICATED:

Yellowstone Geyser Erupts For First Time in Years

EVOLUTION IS COMPLICATED:

Your skin and hair are probably crawling with Neanderthal genes, say scientists

OUTER SPACE IS COMPLICATED:

New map of the solar system’s asteroids reveals more diversity than previously thought
The map documents the size, composition, and celestial location of over 100,000 known asteroids within our solar system.

Jupiter May Have Once Been as Close as Mars, Discovery of ‘Rouge’ Asteroids Changes
Ideas About Solar System

CLIMATE CHANGE IS COMPLICATED:

Magellanic penguin chicks dying from climate change, study says

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