The Amazing, Unstaged World Hiding Behind a Museum’s Closed Doors — This is pretty wild. (Thanks to Ximena Cearley.)
Twitter Happiness Levels Soar As People Travel Further From Home — Happiness levels caputred by Tweets rise logarithmically with distance from our average location, say computer scientists studying Twitter sentiment.
Can You Make It Through This Post Without Giggling? — Some extremely juvenile (and sort of NSFW) humor in photographs of signs. (Thanks to Lisa Costello.)
Sea Lion Bops to the Beat, Challenging Popular Rhythm Theory — (Thanks to David Goldman.)
United plane diverted when parents complain about inappropriate in-flight movie — Wow. Just wow. (Via
Transatlantic flights ‘to get more turbulent’ — Flights across the North Atlantic could get a lot bumpier in the future if the climate changes as scientists expect. I continue to be amazed at the lengths liberals will go to in order to perpetrate their climate change hoax. Thank God we have Rush Limbaugh and the Republican Party to remind us of the truth regardless of that liberal “facts” and “data”.
Climate science once again finds itself fighting with hockey sticks — A recent climate paper’s set off a torrent of complaints. We look at why. The requirement for willful ignorance and intellectual dishonesty is one main reason I can never be a conservative.
Why Are People Changing Their Minds about Same-Sex Marriage? — It’s hard to hate people you actually know and care about. Which explains a lot about Republican polices on miseducating America’s children. A fear-based political movement requires isolation and willful ignorance to survive and prosper.
Four-Year-Old Shoots, Kills Deputy’s Wife At Tennessee Cookout — Tragic. Absolutely tragic. Yet the NRA still wants you to believe that we are all safer with more guns.
QotD?: Will I see you in San Antonio?
Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (WRPA)
Hours slept: 7.0 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (airport walking to come)
Number of FEMA troops on my block enforcing Agenda 21 by closing down golf courses: 0
Currently reading: Hogfather by Terry Pratchett