Time tourism — Charlie Stross Is Interesting on time travel.
Hacking Consumer Devices — Nice… (Via David Goldman.)
Roman brothel token discovered in Thames — A Roman coin that was probably used by soldiers to pay for sex in brothels has been discovered on the banks of the River Thames. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)
Vaccine ‘clears HIV-like virus’ in monkeys — Hometown news. (Via my brother.)
First Self-Assembling Diamond Quantum Devices Unveiled — The ability to self-assemble quantum components on the nanometre scale could revolutionise the future of computing.
Creationists Once Again Threaten to Make a Mockery of Texas Science Education — The children of today are the voting public of tomorrow. If we don’t break this cycle of willful ignorance, it may never stop on its own. Duh. Where do you think the Republican voter base comes from? Intellectual honesty and clear-eyed analysis of one’s own self-interest is death to modern conservative politics. That’s why Republicans fight so hard to distort education and twist the media. Willful ignorance is the GOP’s only real asset among 99% of the electorate.
Clean Air Act was boon to Appalachian forests — Sulfur pollution shown to have slowed tree growth. Bullshit. Everybody knows Federal regulations are nothing but job-destroying Socialism. Ask any conservative, especially those who live in places like West, Texas.
Qotd?: How far are you from the beach?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 30 minutes (stationary bike)
Weight: n/a (forgot)
Number of FEMA troops on my block closing golf courses for Agenda 21: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)