Workin’ at the Internet Cafe: Laptop Dilemma — The agony of the coffee house.
Satellites map cholera outbreaks — Wow. The next time you’re tempted to think intellectual incuriosity is a virtue, politically or personally, reflect on how ideas like this came about. As demonstrated by the policies and rhetoric of the last eight years, a conservative world does not look into the future. (Thanks to lt260.)
The President, the Economy, and the Lag — Freakonomics on presidents and the economy. (Surprised?)
The New York Times: A Senior Fellow at the Institute of Nonexistence — A fake expert and a phony think tank fool bloggers and the mainstream media. Some serious culture hacking here. (Thanks to danjite.)
Question of the day: Are you from outer space, or do you just work there?
Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 223.2
Currently reading: Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett