Sperm quality study a breath of fresh air for kilt-wearing Scotsmen — Men who wear kilts have better quality sperm and are therefore more fertile, Scottish researchers claim.
Sex and the Pursuit of Happiness: How Other People’s Sex Lives are Related to our Sense of Well-Being — I know nothing, I say nothing…
Hilary Koprowski, Who Developed First Live-Virus Polio Vaccine, Dies at 96 — Ah, the Sturm und Drang of science. (Via David Goldman.)
Senators clarify the terms of the disagreement — “Do we agree with Sen. Inhofe that global warming is a hoax and that we do not want the federal government, the EPA, the Department of Energy to address that issue? Because it is a — quote — unquote — hoax, according to Sen. Inhofe and others? Or do we believe and agree with the overwhelming majority of scientists who tell us that global warming is the most serious planetary crisis that we face, and that we must act boldly and aggressively to protect the future of this planet?” Being conservative means never having to listen to the evidence because in your heart, you know you’re right.
Shots fired at 4/20 Denver marijuana holiday rally — Yep. Guns definitely make us all safer. Think what might have happened if the Denver shooter hadn’t been in a position to exercise their theoretical defense of essential liberties? Some pot heads might have been left in peace, that’s what. We can’t have that! Everyone knows your Second Amendment right to bear arms trumps any rights I might have to live in safety and without fear.
QotD?: What did you have to eat?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (2,200 words on Original Destiny, Manifest Sin)
Hours slept: 8.5 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (injured foot)
Weight: n/a (couldn’t stand on scale due to injured foot)
Number of FEMA troops on my block checking the magazine sizes of gun owners: 0
Currently reading: The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett