I saw something online that fueled my natural pessimistic tendencies. It was a story about a University of Texas law student who, on a computer, has developed a plastic gun whose parts can apparently can be fabricated using a 3-D printer (did you know there were 3-D printers?) and assembled as a gun that actually fires bullets.
It's been a tragically busy spring for disaster relief organizations. John Davis of the Lamar County and Texarkana Area Chapters of the American Red Cross says that trained volunteers and money are what the Red Cross needs the most.