U.S. soldiers gather near a destroyed vehicle and protect their faces from dust blown by a helicopter — known as rotor wash — as their wounded comrades are airlifted by Medevac from the 159th Brigade Task Force Thunder to Kandahar Hospital Role 3. Three soldiers were wounded while their vehicle was destroyed up by an improvised explosive device.
I just wanted to put up a link to a nice story on panspermia, the idea that life began elsewhere in the universe and was somehow transported to Earth. The story comes from a Wired article I stumbled across and gives a new twist to an old idea.
"The U.N. said Tuesday that entire families were shot in their homes during a massacre in Syria on Friday that killed more than 100 people, including children," The Associated Press reports. And as nations around the world have reacted this morning to news about the atrocities, they're expelling Syrian diplomats in protest.