Vintage sexist ads — Um, wow. (Thanks to
Asteroid deflection by tether — Centauri Dreams is interesting again.
Nanotubes come into fashion — Technology Review with more fascinating materials science.
Moon and morning star — APOD photography coolness.
The Chinese Character – no simple matter — Nuances and politics behind the debate over simplified Chinese character. Language neepery with a dose of politics.
The Edge of the American West on the evils of vegetarianism — From their series on the Boxer Rebellion. Something seems to have been lost in translation from the original Klingon.
The revenge of geography — A lengthy piece on geopolitics from Foreign Policy. Well worth the read if you’re interested in that sort of thing.
The Republican Party Has Lost Its Way — A brief squib contrasting the teabaggers’ objections to Obama with their silence on Bush.
?otD: Why me? There must be a thousand other guys.
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
This morning’s weigh-in: 218.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville; The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen