The 'Net is a roiling cauldron of clown hatred —
Area 51 designated with a new name — "Homey Airport"? Really?
Khalkhin-Gol: The Battle that shaped WW2 — Here's a cool AH seed for you WWII buffs.
Steam nomads — A nifty piece of miniature sculpture. (Thanks to the_flea_king.)
thirdworld on the myth of fannish tolerance — Specifically, Orson Scott Card, who is the sort of conservative who gives conservatives a bad name.
Weird Science (Thanks to the_flea_king.)
Prefab Root Beer Float Technology a Mystery — Mmm. Like astronaut ice cream, only better.
Mercury in color! — And here I thought it was silvery and wet.
Quality control mechanism tags defective sperm cells inside the body — Deming was a biologist?
Ananova: Hairiest man seeks new love — Enkidu? Or Inka Dinka Doo?
New Fish Order — Money shot:
The mouth cavity is balloonable and can greatly expand its size (38x).I can't figure out if I'd pay more money to see that or to not see that.
Virgin Galactic unveils spaceship designs — Shouldn't that be Virgin Planetary? Or possible Virgin Suborbital? Still, wicked cool. If someone wants to buy me a ticket, I shall certainly oblige with full blogging coverage.
Dr. Laura talking doll — Just what every household needs!
Surface Transportation Commission's Pro-rail Section Disappears from Report — There goes the White House, making its own reality again. Oddly, they were editing Paul Weyrich, who isn't exactly a flaming liberal. (Thanks to garyomaha.)
A discussion of the anti-contraception stance of some pro-life groups — I was recently asked for cites when I commented that I'd have more respect for the anti-choice position if it included a rational approach to sexuality. Here's one, with anti-choicers on both sides of this question cited in the article.