Amazon Commits Rare Strategic Blunder Using Brilliant Tactic — Just a typical abuse of their corporate power. I personally continue to boycott Amazon because of their abusive behaviors.
An Unusual Vein of Deposited Rock on Mars — Very nearly a smoking gun for running water, this.
Cosmologists Reveal Largest Ever Simulation Of The Universe — The latest computer model of the cosmos involves 400 billion particles in a box about two thirds of the volume of the universe. Sounds like the inside of my refrigerator.
Higgs boson to be unveiled (possibly) — Cern physicists are on tenterhooks as experiment sets out to confirm the existence of the Higgs boson.
Unraveling an epidemic — Autism rates have increased twentyfold in a generation, stirring parents’ deepest fears and prompting a search for answers. But what if the upsurge is not what it appears to be?
Siri Failures, Illustrated — The apparent Christianism of Siri, who promotes fake abortion clinics that bear false witness to entrap young women, but won’t provide any info on abortion or rape crisis resources. Miserable failure, Apple. Just miserable. (Via
NPR Tries to Track Down Those Millionaire Job Creators — Like supply side economics, millionaire job creators are nothing but another cherished GOP myth with no basis in reality. (Via David Goldman.)
?otd: Can you touch that day?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 10.0 (fitful plus napping)
Currently (re)reading: Diplomatic Immunity by Lois McMaster Bujold