Rupert Sheldrake has been stabbed, nonfatally, at a lecture in Santa Fe, New Mexico. According to his own theories, this just might mean that he is more likely to be stabbed again now, so he'd better watch out. Morphic resonance is a harsh mistress.
In completely unrelated news, the Tigers won a game! Never has a team that started 0-7 made baseball's postseason, so now the next five and a half months are going to be agony. Either they will make history as the first 0-7 team to get to the playoffs, or as the greatest team ever to start 0-7 and therefore miss the playoffs.