by Ansel Herz
on Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 9:31 AM
Score One for "Animal Rights Extremists": A dog shelter in Forks, Washington is shutting down after demonstrations mounted against poor conditions—tiny cages, sparse food and water, poop. The owner of the shelter was arrested after kicking a protester's car.
Marijuana: Where's the word come from? The Mexican Revolution.
"I Am Not A Marxist": "But I have met many Marxists in my life who are good people, so I don't feel offended." —The Pope
Nelson Mandela Laid to Rest: The anti-apartheid icon was buried Saturday at a town called Qunu, his birthplace. Don't miss this fascinating interview with Ronny Kasrils, a white ANC activist, who describes meeting Mandela for the first time in 1962 as they readied "sabotage actions" for launch against the apartheid government.
Edward Snowden, Legend: Dude did such a great job covering his tracks, including using other employees' logins and passcodes, that the NSA, like a clueless Scooby Doo villain, still hasn't determined the extent of the documents he took and leaked.
Go Jade Rabbit: China's rover made it to the moon! Next up: a space station in 2020 and then an astronaut on the moon, the Chinese government says.