As Comet ISON streaks closer to the sun, it has brightened enough to be visible with a pair of binoculars. The comet is currently traveling through the constellation Virgo and can be seen in the predawn eastern sky. More at Space.com.
Author and researcher Mitch Horowitz discussed the growing popularity of witchcraft, and the worldwide revival of Wicca and pagan traditions. Yet, with this upsurge, there has been an unfortunate growing wave of violence against witches. Followed by Open Lines in the latter half.