How is this Mercury retrograde going for you? We only have about a week of it left (not counting a few days for things to shake back into place after it stations direct on Dec. 6); so hang in there. Against that backdrop, Amanda Painter considers this week’s quarter Moon, plus some ‘edgy’ astrology involving planets in the last degrees of their signs.
I’ve been in the mood to browse sci-fi these days, and I happened upon the novel 2001 by Arthur C. Clark. In it, he accounts for the turn of ape-man into modern humanity to be the result of alien intervention millions of year ago, teaching the our predecessors one simple skill — how to use a sharp rock to hunt and kill.
The brother of Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández has been arrested in the United States for drug trafficking and weapons offenses. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman accused Tony Hernández of being “involved in all stages of the trafficking through Honduras of multi-ton loads of cocaine that were destined for the U.S.”