Ekranoplan Showcase Part 2 — Dark Roasted Blend with one of my favorite weird technologies.
Ancient pixel knowledge — Heh.
Sheng — Language Log on the richness of Chinese lexicography. Funny and interesting stuff.
Sustainability: the clue that could solve Fermi’s Paradox — If civilisations cannot grow exponentially, that might explain why we don’t see any signs of ET
Should vaccines be compulsory? — As regular readers of this blog know, I view antivax protestors as both criminally stupid and profoundly selfish.
Torture Apologia Chart — For all your highly principled conservative double-think needs, when you’ve utterly abrogated all principles of decent society and a Constitutional state. Yes, Republicans, I’m talking to you guys.
?otD: When is a horse a horse of course?
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk (Twin Peaks), 10 minutes of stretching and meditation
This morning’s weigh-in: 217.6
Currently reading: The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold; A Long Line of Cells by Lewis Thomas