Parastic DNA — It’s life, but not as we know it.
Building for the long haul — Centauri Dreams with a cool post about the survival of materials in outer space. With nifty photos!
Plumes from Saturn moon may come from liquid water — Mmm. Fountains of paradise. This is an exciting moment in science, between the work on the outer moons and the exoplanetary stuff.
Sweet molecule could lead us to alien life — Sugars in galactic space. For serious. Wow. Bring the Kool-Aid!
The Extreme and Imaginary Pro-Obama Bias — Your liberal media at work.
Freakonomics asks its readers to explain how mortgages get securitized — Worth reading the comments section pretty carefully, if you’re interested in the root causes of the real estate component of the Bush Depression.
?otD: Why didn’t Bob Marley shoot the deputy?
Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
This morning’s weigh-in: 222.8
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville