The New York Times describes Hitler’s Nazis as “anti-Zionists”

I’m sure some readers will feel that the New York Times‘s description of Nazis—and of the rabid anti-Semite Grand Mufti Amin al-Husseini—as mere “anti-Zionists”, is an innocuous description.  But I don’t think so. I think it’s an attempt to rewrite history and, at the same time, defuse some criticisms of Palestine made by a Saudi … Continue reading The New York Times describes Hitler’s Nazis as “anti-Zionists”

Saudi preacher proves that the Earth is immobile

Here’s another two-minute MEMRI clip showing the clash between the Qur’an and science. In this case the preacher doesn’t even try to reconcile the discrepancies, but just punts on the science. He asserts, in response to a written question, that the Earth doesn’t move, and by that he means it neither rotates on its axis … Continue reading Saudi preacher proves that the Earth is immobile

How do you piss off a baby tiger?

Answer: Throw it into the water. MSNBC’s Photo Blog has an incredibly endearing series of photos of two young Sumatran tiger cubs undergoing their requisite swimming tests. The explanation? Two Sumatran tiger cubs born Aug. 5 took a swimming test to show their ability to keep their heads above water, navigate the shallow end of … Continue reading How do you piss off a baby tiger?

Caturday felid trifecta: How to do yoga with your cat, Sumatran tiger cubs on view in D.C., and a lion cub plays with leaves

Thanks to our ailurophilic readers, news about cats large and small keeps pouring in. Here are three highlights from the last week. First, an instructional video about how to do yoga with your cat. Now you and your moggie can bond by exercising together—not that cats need relief from stress: Second, twin Sumatran tiger cubs … Continue reading Caturday felid trifecta: How to do yoga with your cat, Sumatran tiger cubs on view in D.C., and a lion cub plays with leaves