[links] Link salad wakes up and yawns

Cassini with an image of Rhea in profile — Wow. Just wow. (Thanks to chriswjohnson.)

Rolling Art History: the 1949 Moto Major 350 — I’m not even a motorcycle dude, but…man… (Thanks to danjite.)

Filler — An online game which might be oddly addictive. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

Sarah Palin blamed by the US Secret Service over death threats against Barack Obama
— Ok, tell me again how the campaigns were equivalent, how “both sides were doing it”, how what annoys me about conservatives is no different from what annoys you about liberals? Because I’m awfully damned sure the Obama campaign never contemplated the kind of incitement we saw very deliberately from the McCain campaign.

It Still Felt Good the Morning After — Frank Rich on the Obama election. The festive scenes of liberation that Dick Cheney had once imagined for Iraq were finally taking place — in cities all over America.

Question of the day: Is Georgia on your mind?

Body movement: 85 minute suburban walk
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 224.2
Currently reading: Love and Mayhem at the Patsy Cline Memorial Trailer Park by Karen G. Berry