Today’s links speak to both the political realities of the contemporary world and a time long forgotten, when oceans covered the surface of Mars (maybe) and dinosaurs roamed the Earth.
The State Supreme Court rolled back a contempt order in a case against Act 10, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. Two liberal judges on the court wrote that the majority opinion effectively instructed government agencies to ignore a decision by a lower court.
A Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. find Osama Bin Laden is now on trial in the country for the alleged murder of a boy whose appendix he removed. The raid that killed the Al-Qaeda leader angered officials in the country.
- Did you know Russia arrested no fewer than 30 Greenpeace activists? 29 have been granted bail, The Washington Post reports.
- Scientists have determined that an asteroid nicknamed “Black Beauty” was once a piece of Mars and shows more of the planet’s composition shortly after its formation. See: CNN.
- Hey, a new dinosaur! Wired says scientists have recently added two massive, T-Rex style predators to their evolving map of dinosaur evolution.