[links] Link salad has a slow morning

Don’t forget to vote for new caption contest — Some funny stuff there.

Lord of the Rings alternate ending — (Thanks to .)

The memory palace — Weird history. (Snurched from Freakonomics.)

Post-blogging the 1909 scareships — (Snurched from The Edge of the American West.)

Minn. judge rules teen must see cancer doctor — This is a tough one. My belief in freedom of religion is very powerful. But I can’t really see my way to supporting a parent’s religious right to allow their child to die untreated. I really, really can’t.

?otD: Fred or Barney?

Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
This morning’s weigh-in: 214.8
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville