who don't get where the big taboo about first cousin marriages comes from (besides the ew factor which really isnt a valid reason to make things illegal..):
Cousin Marriage - What's Science Got to Do With It?
In other news... the news is REALLY REALLY depressing these days. Unemployment, wars, terrorism... Not pleasant... I know it's all great and honorable to expose the truth.. but can't you report cheerful, happy things? Even if they're small, just to take the edge off?