More than you ever wanted to know about steam
Global warming and hurricanes — Maybe, maybe not. Interestingly, the headline on this story does not match the lede.
APOD with a deeply awesome photo of French observatory
Second Life economic crisis — This is fascinating on a bunch of levels.
The Britney Spears economy — She's practically a microstate!
Just how representative are the people who volunteer for psychology experiments? — Recursiveness r us.
Md. Scientists Build Bacterial Chromosome — I know I've linked to this topic before, but it seems to have come a bit further along. Deeply SFnal stuff happening in real life.