On Stellar Migrations and Habitability — Centauri Dreams discusses the idea of a galactic habitable zone. Take that, “Nightfall”!
God Hates Poor People — Wondermark on teaching the controversy. Score!
Conservatives Scare More Easily Than Liberals, Say Scientists — Facile as this story is, it makes a sad kind of sense. The politics of fear are the conservative brand, pretty much. So is the production of fear, unfortunately.
Freakonomics on the recent financial upheavals — Confidential to GOP in America: How’s that whole deregulation thing working out, anyway? Also, President Bush, call your office. Financial meltdown in progress.
Body movement: 65 minute suburban walk
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 234.6
Currently reading: FenCon workshop manuscripts