Curiosities of Biological Nomenclature — A very interesting, funny site, if you’re either a biology geek or a language geek.
Martian soil ‘could support life’ — “Martian soil appears to contain sufficient nutrients to support life – or, at least, asparagus – Nasa scientists believe.” Mmm. Space asparagus.
North Pole could be ice-free this summer, scientists say — Polar ice cap threatens to join liberal global warming hoax. Senator Inhofe, get Rush Limbaugh to Ice Station Zebra, stat!
Lee Iacocca: “Where have all the leaders gone?” — A rant about politics, business and the current state of America, which I mostly agree with.
Time in saddle: 0 minutes (still recovering from surgery)
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 256.6
Currently reading: The Alchemy of Stone by Ekaterina Sedia [ Amazon ]