The “Nonplussed” Problem — How long should we cling to a word’s original meaning?
“No more time-travel drama”, authority says it disrespects history — Media news from China. Huh. (Thanks to scarlettina.)
Fox & Friends Outraged Crayola Recognizes More Than One Skin Tone — I don’t know whether to laugh or cry over this one.
“Alternative” Virginia school closes after half of its students infected with pertussis. All of them were unvaccinated. — Sigh. A reminder that profound idiocy and anti-science denialism comes in all political and cultural flavors. (Via Bad Astronomy.)
Justice Dept. to Congress: Don’t Saddle 4th Amendment on Us — The problem is the very same people who claim to be defenders of essential liberties will also viciously attack any opponent they can portray as ‘soft on terrorism’.
?otD: Chicken fried steak or chicken fried chicken?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (sekrit projekt)
Body movement: 55 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Currently reading: Black Blade Blues book 3 (as yet untitled), J.A. Pitts