[links] Link salad is working for the weekend
Your Secret Story — Theodora Goss on being, well, human.
Banknote Engraver — This is pretty cool.
Diamond Planet Found—Part of “Whole New Class?” — A diamond as big as the Ritz.
Large asteroid Vesta once had molten core, magnetic field — Meteor from Vesta’s surface shows a protoplanet with magnetic history.
1,900 Boy Scout Leaders Accused Of Child Sex Abuse — It’s one thing to know intellectually that America’s most trusted institution dropped the ball in protecting children. It’s another thing to see it there in black and white and to see the urgent words of the mother and then to see the cold response from the National Boy Scouts.
Letters by Sandusky, wife blame everyone else — Penn State. Joe Paterno. Football. Protectors of an unrepentant child molester in the name of a game. This is America? We need new heroes.
Most And Least Christian Cities In America — Of metropolitan areas with population greater than a million, the researchers found Salt Lake City to be the most Christian city with approximately 72.5 percent identifying as a Christian adherent. The researchers found the greater area of Portland, OR-WA to be the least Christian city with about 30 percent identifying as a Christian adherent.
‘Jobs creator’ Jack Welch lost nearly 100,000 jobs at GE — And was very handsomely rewarded for it, too.
People Don’t Kill People. Deregulation Kills People. — Once again, the conservative principle of industry self-regulation proves itself superior to meddlesome government regulation. Well, except for those dead people, of course.
Biden vs. Ryan — Conservative commentator Daniel Larison on last night’s vice presidential debate.
?otD: Does everybody need a second chance?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hour (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (overslept due to chemo fatigue)
Hours slept: 8.5 (solid)
Currently reading: Heartland by Mark Teppo
Posted: 4:35 am Fri October 12 2012 |