The Science Fiction Author on Trial (NIH trial, that is!) fundraiser made goal. Thank you! We are working on some stretch goals, if you’re interested. Keep an eye out.
The pending demise of Facebook (and Princeton) — This is hilarious in a very geeky way.
6 reasons female nudity can be powerful — A reporter’s question about Lena Dunham’s nudity pointed to a bigger issue: Naked women can threaten the status quo.
Inside Monopoly’s secret war against the Third Reich — “Ask and it shall be given you; seek and ye shall find.” Fascinating. (Via David Goldman.)
Workers of the World, Faint! — I got nothing. (Via David Goldman.)
Astrobiology Underground — Deep, hot life.
Biodiversity can flourish on an urban planet — For instance, cities now support 20 percent of the world’s bird species.
Source of water ice on dark side of the Moon revealed? — Interplanetary dust regularly showers the Earth and other Solar System bodies.
Rover’s decade on Mars surprises NASA — A decade after landing on Mars, the rover Opportunity is still chugging along.
The Penance of Glenn Beck — He’s a little tiny bit sorry now.
Mike Huckabee and women’s uncontrolled libido, or, Uncle Sugar — This one pretty much speaks for itself. I don’t need to snark.
Why Republicans Keep Calling Women Sluts — A helpful exegesis on Huckabee’s unfortunate remarks.
?otD: Did you see them? It was dark, they were big.
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (badly interrupted)
Body movement: n/a (in hospital)
Weight: n/a (in hospital)
Number of FEMA troops on my block inventing polar vortices: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)