September 12th, 2005

2001 (HAL 9000 eye)

(no subject)

The Chronicle of Philanthropy newspaper, which tracks [Katrina-related disaster relief] contributions, has calculated that Americans have given at least $587m.… This compares with $239m in the 10 days after the 9/11 attacks, and $163m collected nine days after the tsunami."
     —BBC story

Thank you again, broken_gizmo, for helping some of us pull twice our weight.