World War 1 started 100 years ago yesterday. Not many people noticed because we're still too busy killing each other. Well done humanity.
— John Lubbock (@jwsal) July 29, 2014
In related news, kudos to TPM for the best totally not sarcastic headline of the week:
Brain Scientist Arrested For Allegedly Pointing AR-15 At Women In Phoenix Airport
An Arizona neuroscientist was arrested Friday at Sky Harbor International Airport after he allegedly pointed an AR-15 rifle at a mother and her teenage daughter…
Police told the Phoenix New Times that it is legal to carry a semi-automatic rifle into the airport terminal and that in Steinmetz’s case the problem was “the way he was carrying it.”…
Apart from the usual despair for the human race, what’s on the agenda for the evening?