DNA identifies new ancient human dubbed ‘X-woman’ — Scientists have identified a previously unknown type of ancient human through analysis of DNA from a finger bone unearthed in a Siberian cave. The time traveller’s wife’s wife!
Hostility towards a scientific consensus: A sign of a crank — Sign of a crank, or a Republican.
Kristallnacht, Revisited — Making Light on the politics of organized window-breaking.
Lying Liberal Liars and their Loathsome Lies — The Edge of the American West on conservative views of history. This stuff would be funny if it weren’t going into textbooks to be taught to unsuspecting children.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/25/AR2010032500006.html — Senate Republicans have successfully identified two minor violations of reconciliation rules in the final piece of the health-care package. The violations will force the Senate to change the reconciliation bill and ship it to the House of Representatives for final passage. The ideologues and dead-enders win a round in their quest to restore pre-existing conditions, lifetime coverage limitations and strip insurance coverage from America’s children.
?otD: Have you seen them buried in a sheltered place in this town?
Writing time yesterday: 1 hour, 45 minutes
Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
Hours slept: 8.5 (interrupted)
This morning’s weigh-in: 234.2
Yesterday’s chemo stress index: 3/10
Currently reading: [between books]