Civilization and Its Stoplights — Interesting. I have found myself falling on both sides of this question over the years.
Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram — A ten-dimensional theory of gravity makes the same predictions as standard quantum physics in fewer dimensions. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)
China carries out first soft landing on moon in 37 years — Go, go, go.
Meet the Kraken: Hydrocarbon seas spotted at Titan’s north pole — Lakes of liquid methane may also form where the hydrocarbon crust dissolved.
We’re Still Losing Ice at the Poles — I’ll note that some people who deny global warming like to talk about ice in Antarctica increasing, not decreasing. This is at best misleading; the sea ice fluctuates every year, and has grown marginally recently, but this is tiny compared to the loss of land ice. Overall, Antarctica is losing ice, rapidly, with more melting every year.
Okay, I Thought People Were Using “Affluenza” as a Joke — Ah, the majesty of the law.
Indian Gays Shocked by Supreme Court Ruling upholding Colonial Sodomy Laws — Because arrant bigotry and wholesale denial of human rights isn’t confined to American conservatives.
The Real Face Of Jesus — Advances in forensic science reveal the most famous face in history. Ah yup. An oldie but a goodie. Thank God smug Republican Jesus doesn’t look like this at all! (Via
Mom shot while taking gun from toddler — No patriotic American could possibly draw a conclusion about gun safety or parenting fitness from this incident. After all, the child was merely standing his ground and exercising his Second Amendment right to theoretical defense of essential liberties as part of a well-ordered militia.
?otD: What did you dream last night?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 6.75 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Number of FEMA troops on my block forging presidential birth certificates: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)