Jonathan Strahan on World Fantasy — What he said.
Centauri Dreams talks about the New Scientist article on the future of science fiction — “I’ve long believed that science fiction is less predictive than diagnostic.”
Vintagraph with the world’s best BBQ stand — I want one of these in my neighborhood.
Exploring Old Rome Without Air (or Time) Travel — Google Earth access to Constantine’s Rome. (Thanks to my Dad.)
Viewpoint: Bad case of Baghdadophobia — An Iraqi employee of BBC talks about life in Baghdad. I wish every conservative in America would read this, except I don’t suppose they would believe it anyway.
Question of the Day: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could operate a Madill model 1800 log loader?
Editorial note: This blog is now open to suggestions for Question of the Day. Prizes may be forthcoming.
Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
This morning’s weigh-in: 222.2
Currently reading: Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett