[links] Link salad kicks it in MacArthur Park

Snow Queen and the Slump of Print[info]jimchines runs some numbers.

First Mars Astronauts May Grow Their Own FoodA high-tech ‘kitchen garden’ may be the answer to the worry about what astronauts may eat on a long journey to Mars.

NASA May Build Nuclear Reactors on Moon and Mars

Blood Biomarker Is Linked with DeathThose with higher levels of a particular molecule were found to be more likely to die of heart disease or cancer in the next dozen years.

Are Airline Pilots Forgetting How to Fly?

Bachmann Campaign: Bachmann Spoke ‘In Jest’ When She Said God Was Communicating Via Earthquakes And Hurricanes — Compassionate conservatisms indeed. Also, this just in: monkeys might fly out of my butt.

Republicans Against Science — Paul Krugman on Rick Perry and the wilful ignorance of the antiscience stance of the GOP.

More on the same from Bad Astronomer Phil Plait.

Republicans Dis-Invited From Labor Day Parade — Gee, I wonder why?

?otD: Who left the cake out in the rain?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemotherapy)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5 hours (overnight plus naps)
Weight: 224.0
Currently reading: Schlock Mercenary: Emperor Pius Dei by Howard Tayler