Episode 130 – News for January 21, 2016


DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – Religion and Diversity

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – January 21 * 1738 – Ethan Allen born – Maker of unfinished, kinda shitty furniture and American general was born * 1954 – The first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, is launched in Groton, Connecticut by Mamie Eisenhower, the First Lady of the United States. * 1977 – United States President Jimmy Carter pardons nearly all American Vietnam War draft dodgers

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY – Cascadia * Water Column Drop? * Slow Earthquake * NOAA Buoy

POLITICS AND RELIGION * Pakistan withdraws bill to raise marriage age * Pakistani boy chops off own hand * Canadian mom fights school prayers * First militant arrested in Burns * Oak Ridge, Tennessee council members boycott secular invocation

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