Language Log with more on forensice linguistics — Of some interest to writers.
The Soviet Almaz Program — I'm thinking of "Red Star, Winter Orbit." Money shot: It wouldn't do to fire at an attacker only to discover you have deorbited yourself!
Cult spacecraft Part One: The Little Spaceplane That Couldn't — (Hat tip to Dark Roasted Blend.)
Parents Torn Over Fate of Frozen Embryos — Nuanced real life reproductive ethics issues that go far beyond the cartoonish ethics of conservatives. (Thanks to lt260.)
?otD: How many mad scientists does it take to change a light bulb?
Body movement: 40 minute stationary bike ride
This morning's weigh-in: 221.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville
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