4/24: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit.
Jack Sparks discusses country music heirs Hank III and Shooter Jennings at the Other Side of Country.
Sex is more satisfying in countries where women and men are considered equal, according to an international study of people between the ages of 40 and 80 by researchers at the University of Chicago.
Police in Colombia are training Lola and Espejo, two whiskered, red-eyed rats, to sniff out bombs and land mines.
Malaysia's National Space Agency is trying to determine how its astronaut candidates will practice Islam in space. Three of its four astronaut candidates are Muslim, and two will be selected for a future Russian space flight.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Forty-three-year-old Minneapolitan Randy Wylde blogs about GLBT issues, the effects of online arguing, and scootering at Too Much Information.
All 29 episodes of Chris Ware's NYT Magazine serial, Building Stories, are available for download in PDF form.
A graphical look at the state of the planet
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I picked her because she knew the whole alphabet."
-- Merv Griffin, on Vanna White, who was recently honored with the 2,309th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame