Tweet! Tweet! Tweet! — The eminently readable Roger Ebert on Twitter.
The Mother of All Invention — How the Xerox 914 gave rise to the Information age. Ah, the march of progress. Fascinating if brief squib on a significant piece of technological history.
Deeper impact: Did mega-meteors rattle our planet? — This is both frightening and cool. We have some analogous spooky geology here in the Pacific Northwest. (Via io9.com.)
Senate narrowly votes down antiscience greenhouse gas Resolution — Your Republican Party: still doing their besto combat the inconvenient liberal bias in reality. Who you gonna believe, their electoral strategies or that lying realworld data?
Homosexuality, Porn, and the Classroom — Coz, you know, you can catch teh gay, even from someone else’s kids by proxy. Good thing the Catholic community is on the ball!
BP spill response plans severely flawed — Omissions, errors riddle firm’s regional plan for the Gulf, analysis shows. See! Industry self-regulation works fine! Who needs the government?
Oklahoma State Senator Aims To Stop ‘Liberal Judges’ From Imposing Sharia Law — Sometimes the fruit loops don’t all fit in the box, I guess. Duncan is also known for being among a group of lawmakers who returned their gift copies of the Quran to a state diversity panel, because they said the book endorses “the idea of killing innocent women and children in the name of ideology.” I think that’s called the Bible, sir. See Old Testament.
Congrats to Rush Limbaugh on his fourth traditional marriage — Family values win again!
?otD: What question of the day would you ask?
Writing time yesterday: n/a (chemo exhaustion)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.0 (interrupted)
This morning’s weigh-in: 226.4
Yesterday’s chemo stress index: 5/10
Currently (re)reading: Pyramids by Terry Pratchett