Come to the Dark Side: We Have Cake — Cake Wrecks outdoes itself.
Google Earth's latest realm is under the sea — Also, some Google Earth wierdness here at Freakonomics, courtesy of the Indian justice system.
Interstellar Studies: Building the Base — Centauri Dreams with more on the issue behind interstellar exploration. I remember a 1970s bumper sticker which read "BUILD MORE STARSHIPS NOW!" It was the "MORE" which always caught my attention.
Dark Roasted Blend with some mighty cephalopod weirdness
Emperor penguins face extinction — "They are long-lived organisms, so they adapt slowly. This is a problem because the climate is changing very fast." Once more, nature shows a reality-based liberal bias. Sigh. (Thanks to lt260.)
Extinct ibex is resurrected by cloning — Holocene Park, anyone? (Thank to lt260.)
ericjamesstone corrects me on my comments on the Bush Administration's bi-partisanship — Specifically in the context of the initial moments of his presidency. I was viewing 43 through the lens of hindsight — and the Permanent Majority — but the fairest comparison of the beginning of the Obama administration would be the beginning of the Bush administration.
?otD: And did you exchange a walk on part in the war for a lead role in a cage?
Body movement: 40 minute ride on the stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: 220.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville
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