willyumtx sends along these amusing photo links here and here
Portable Rotary Phone — Very Get Smart, somehow. :: wants :: (Thanks to willyumtx.)
Invention of the safety pin — Where have you gone, Walter Hunt? Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you.
The different epistemologies of science and religion — A much more concise explanation than I've been able to articulate of why religion and science are not equivalent. (Thanks to kadath.)
Occupying Iraq Is Just Like Occupying ... Alabama? — Sometimes conservatives really are too stupid to remember to keep breathing.
Time in saddle: 17 minutes
Last night's weigh-out: n/a
This morning's weigh-in: 274.6
Currently reading: Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon [ Powell's | Amazon ]