That's Isaiah's The World Today Just Nuts "The Projection Message" from last night.
Of all the news stories I looked over tonight, one stood out. This is from Brandon Keim (Ars Technia):
Genes inherited from long-extinct human ancestors may be more common than thought, suggesting a Homo sapiens origin story with more than a few evolutionary one-night stands.
The latest findings involve genes from Denisovans, a recently discovered member of the Homo genus who lived in central and eastern Asia until 40,000 years ago. Denisovans, humans and neanderthals last shared a common ancestor about 1 million years ago.
Earlier research found lingering Denisovan traces in genomes of people from Oceania. Now they’ve been found in southeast Asia, too.
That's something to ponder.
Here's C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"