Friday, January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015

Blog 365...
23. What made today unusual?
Well, I'm going to a play tonight, to a theater I've never been before, to see a play by Leonard Nimoy.

In my life...
As above, I'm going to the theater tonight to see Vincent.
I learned what a viviendere is. It's a woman who follows troops to bring water and wine to them. The word has been around since the 1700s, though it's not a current occupation.

In the world...
The eSight corporation has made glasses that allow people with vision loss to see. New mom Kathy Beitz's first sight was her newborn son.
Saudi King Abdullah died. His brother Salman has taken the throne.
The Doomsday Clock has been moved closer to midnight. We're at 11:57pm. From CNN:
""Today, unchecked climate change and a nuclear arms race resulting from modernization of huge arsenals pose extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of humanity. And world leaders have failed to act with the speed or on the scale required to protect citizens from potential catastrophe," said Kennette Benedict"

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