[links] Link salad stares down the barrel of a difficult week

The Torque Control post on my book Green has spawned a fascinating coments section — Go check it out. I’m not saying anything there for obvious reasons, but I’m pleased and a bit amazed at some of the careful consideration of my book going on.

Company Wants To Drill For Whiskey Lost In Arctic — (Via @GreatDismal.)

The Secret World of Naked Snakes — Fun wih nature.

A closeup of Enceladus’ icescape — Wow. Wow. Wow.

On the Anniversary of Kennedy’s Death, Extremism Lives Onthe paranoid strain in the American polity has reasserted itself — that strain which ascribes the worst possible motives to one’s political opponents, and where lies abound and violence becomes possible Hello, GOP.

?otD: How manic is your Monday?

Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.25
This morning’s weigh-in: 236.2 (!?)
Currently reading: Finch by Jeff VanderMeer