On Ice: 100 year-old negatives discovered in Antarctic — This is seriously cool. See here for more of the images themselves. (Via Lisa Costello.)
Scientists tell us their favourite jokes: ‘An electron and a positron walked into a bar…’ — Science is a very serious business, so what tickles a rational mind? In a not very scientific experiment, we asked a sample of great minds for their favourite jokes.
Navajo Nation struggles with same-sex marriage — The Navajo banned such unions in 2005, but some hope to change that — especially since New Mexico began permitting gay marriage this month. Bigotry is everywhere, even among people who should understand the evils of oppression.
Cruz hires lawyers to help him ditch Canadian citizenship — Well, sure. After the Kenyan Muslim socialist usurper, Sarah Palin’s “real Americams” are hardly going to vote for a Hispanic Canadian usurper, are they? No real American ever came from anywhere else, after all.
America’s Internal Checkpoints — Refuseniks fight back against feds demanding papers. This is where the American Right becomes confused. Government intrusion is bad, but oppression of immigrants is good. What’s a Constitution loving conservative to do here? (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)
?otD: Did she begin to cry when you said goodbye, and sank into your dreams?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 6.5 hours (solid)
Body movement: n/a (up too early for hotel gym)
Weight: n/a (traveling, no scale)
Number of FEMA troops on my block falsifying climate change data: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)