Analysis of “Midnight at Valdosta’s” by Jay Lake — Hmm. Interesting.
Sophia Stewart wins the Matrix copyright infringement case — Fascinating. (Via
11 terrifying kids from vintage adverts who will freeze the very marrow in your bones — Contributor David Goldman says the kid in #11 looks like a young me. (Via David Goldman.)
24,000-Year-Old Body Shows Kinship to Europeans and American Indians — Much as with Kennwick Man, if the science had not been suppressed.
Print your own dinosaur bones — Ever dream of holding a sauropod skull in your hand? New imaging and printing technology may soon give the public unprecedented access to millions of fragile, rare fossils. Love the headline! (Via AH.)
Eating nuts ‘may prolong life’ — My dating strategy is validated! No, wait…
Boeing 747 Mistakenly Lands At Tiny Kansas Airport — Oops. (Via
Universal Law of Commuting Discovered in African, European and US Mobile Phone Data — Marchetti’s constant. Huh.
Bill Gates condom challenge ‘to be met’ by graphene scientists — (Via David Goldman.)
4.4 billion-year-old meteorite NWA 7533 is straight outta Mars — Similar to rocks found by Spirit rover, meteorite is a clue to early Mars. Warning: facts not valid for Young Earth Creationists and other willful idiots who believe The Flintstones was a documentary.
NFL Hazing and Jonathan Martin’s “Man Card” — I have found this whole business utterly ridiculous, but then I have a strong (and unreasonable) personal bias against any story involving organized or professional sports.
The persecution of Christians: 4 ways to respond — Slacktivist Fred Clark deliberately avoids deconstructing the false self-valorizing persecution narrative of American Christianists in favor of a broader view of actual religious persecution.
?otD: Argle bargle?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.5 hours (solid)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Number of FEMA troops on my block closing down donut shops: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)