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A funny photo of me and Ken Scholes hosting the Hugos — (Thanks to Irene Gallo.)

…this report of my death was an exaggeration.Making Light on the state of publishing.

On Habitable Worlds and Their Moons

Aurora Over Greenland — Another awesome APOD image.

Lego Milling Machine Creates Amazing 3D Sculptures — It is to boggle. (Via David Goldman.)

Animal’s genetic code redesignedResearchers say they have created the first ever animal with artificial information in its genetic code. (Thanks to [info]lillypond.)

Study Shows Animals Starting to Move to Higher Latitudes, Elevations — There goes that liberal bias in reality again. Actually, it’s just a reality bias, but I repeat myself.

In defense of the low road — The reality of mocking Christianist fundamentalism. (Snurched from Slackivist.)

Comic’s PAC Is More Than a Gag — Stephen Colbert continues to hack the US political scene. (Via my Dad.)

Maxine Waters to tea party: Go to HellA prominent tea party group shot back with a statement calling on Obama to check the members of his party and to condemn the rough talk. I love it when conservatives whine about Democrats playing rough. Typical right wing hypocrisy. GOPAC memo, anyone?

?otD: Can music save your mortal soul?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (convention exhaustion)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.5 hours (interrupted)
Weight: 229.6 (yikes!)
Currently reading: The Magician King by Lev Grossman