[links] Link salad has got bananas, watermelons and peaches by the pound
Photographer Gets A-List Celebrities To Reenact Stunning Scenes From Disney Movies — Annie Leibovitz with some amazing stuff. (Via Lisa Costello.)
Agloe, the Paper Town Stronger than Fiction — An odd twist on a well-known story, for you map geeks.
Researchers Watch As Our Brains Turn Sounds Into Words — Ok. This is cool.
Good luck trying to escape a hungry crocodile by climbing a tree — Researchers discovered that four crocodile species climbed trees.
The Archaeology of the Stars — More on hunting for very ancient stars. (Thanks to Dad.)
4 Crazy Gay Marriage Predictions That Never Came True — It’s time to take a look at some of predictions and see if any have come to fruition. Guess what?
Nevada Officials Won’t Defend Gay Marriage Ban — “After thoughtful review and analysis, the state has determined that its arguments grounded upon equal protection and due process are no longer sustainable.“ Another bigotry domino falls in the face of personal freedom and American values.
Now They’re Making the Homeless Freeze to Death in Pensascola — Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has reversed positions on a city ordinance that makes it a crime for the homeless to sleep on public property with a blanket. I’m pretty sure the Bible has something to say about this in Matthew 25:36. I realize Jesus wasn’t up on current American conservative thinking when he talked about clothing the naked, but the principle seems clear. (Via David Goldman.)
GOP Report Acknowledges That The U.S. Military Couldn’t Have Changed Benghazi Outcome — Republicans formally acknowledging in writing that neither Hillary nor Obama did anything wrong in the Benghazi matter? Yeah, that will be all over Your Liberal Media.
?otD: More better than in town?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 9.0 hours (multiply interrupted)
Body movement: 15 minutes stationary bike (resuming exercise post-operative)
Weight: n/a (traveling)
Number of FEMA troops on my block who aren’t descended from monkeys: 0
Currently reading: n/a
Posted: 6:42 am Wed February 12 2014 |