This Day in Blogging History: Sandwich bag art; Obama reneges on promise to release torture photos; SETI and the Vatican

One year ago today

David LaFerriere's sandwich bag art: David LaFerriere has drawn a picture on almost every one of his kids' lunch bags since 2008.

Five years ago today

Obama Reverses Promise to Release Detainee Torture Photos: President Obama announced today that he will move to block the release of photos documenting American military personnel torturing detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying the images could "further inflame anti-American opinion."

Ten years ago today
SETI@Vatican: The Vatican's official astronomer, Brother Guy Consolmagno, has given an interview in which he discusses the Vatican's thinking on what to do if alien intelligence is discovered.