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Sorry this is a day late. I was distracted by Legend of Korra.

US and Russia offer revived hope of Syria peace talks. Hopefully we don’t have to blow up Syria. That would be nice.

George Zimmerman ‘a Sandy Hook waiting to happen’, police chief suggests[TW: Domestic Violence] George Zimmerman beats his wife. Honestly, does this sort of thing surprise anyone?

What in Charlie Sheen Hell Is This?! CBS releases a hilariously misogynistic new series.

Delhi gang rapists sentenced to death[TW: Rape] Many hope that this will deter future rapes in India, but others say there is more work to be done.

Missouri lawmakers fail to override governor’s gun bill veto. Republicans in Missouri can’t quite pass the worst gun bill in the country. Why was it the worst gun bill in the country? Three words: legal machine guns.

More HARRY POTTER? JK Rowling & Warner Bros. Say Yes! Squee.

Atheist Bangladeshi Bloggers Finally Indicted. Four bloggers, accused of blasphemy, have finally been formally charged.

To Live Is an Act of Courage[TW: Suicide] Suicide in the military is a huge problem. Jennifer Michael Hecht outlines how we can begin to fight it.

Huge Asteroid 324 Bamberga Makes a Return Visit to Earth’s Neighborhood on Friday the 13th. This asteroid was as close to the Earth as it will get for decades. If you hurry, you can still see it.

Florida pastor Terry Jones arrested on way to burn Qur’ans. Hahahahahahahaha.

Best Political Ad of the Year (So Far). What is this I don’t even.

Mission Congo: how Pat Robertson raised millions on the back of a non-existent aid project. Who knew that in addition to being a world-class douchebag, he’s also a scam artist?

Wikistorming: Colleges offer credit to inject feminism into Wikipedia. From Fox News. Colleges offering credit for making Wikipedia more feminist. U mad?

Voyager 1 leaves solar system. It’s a running joke that Voyager 1 has left the solar system about five times now (using different metrics). Still, this is really impressive.

California passes the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights. It’s about time.

To my daughter’s high school programming teacher[TW: Misogyny, references to violence and rape] One high school teacher and a classroom full of dudebros drive another young woman out of programming.