The ARC contest voting poll — Which I will close tomorrow morning. Vote now!
Shorpy with an airship photo! — Ca. 1929.
Avalanche on Mars — This is not your father's Chevrolet.
The Earth and Moon, as seen from Mars — (Thanks to Gelastic Jew.)
prof_brotherton posts the first chapters of his new book Spider Star [ Powell's | Amazon ]
The ever admirable Slacktivist on the Evangelical view of mental illness — Gosh, and people wonder why I think religion and public policy don't mix well. Bonus points for describing supporters of the Family Research Council as being trapped in "intellectual veal pens."
Great white 'ate anti-shark device' — Hahahahah.
Squidpunk — jeffvandermeer and Ann VanderMeer talk to Wired magazine about The Situation and about his being a geek dad.
More on "moist" — In the first three minutes or so of this podcast, a discussion of the cringe word "moist". This is a concept which I have previously commented that I find incomprehensible. (Thanks to goulo.)
Competitive muskrat skinning — The new standard in beauty. (Thanks to khaybee. I think.)
Time in saddle: 20 minutes
Last night's weigh-out: 277.8
This morning's weigh-in: 275.2
Currently reading: Field of Fire, by James O. Born [ Powell's | Amazon ]