An audio version of my short story "Jesus and the Cowboys" is up at Starship Sofa
Neanderthal Genome Unraveled — But the researchers confirmed that the ancient hominid did share with us the only gene known to be implicated in speech and language, FoxP2... Wow.
Periodic Table of the Elephants — (Thanks to safewrite.)
PHOTO IN THE NEWS: Koala Rescued From Australia Fires — (Thanks to chriswjohnson.)
The Pink Gorilla Suit — Or, why being a cop can suck. (Thanks to danjite.)
From the 2009-02-12 Senate calendar — At 11:30am there will be a ceremony honoring the 200th anniversary of the birth of President Abraham Lincoln in the Capitol rotunda. Really? He was born there?
Obama's Legislative Victory Comes at High Cost — Karl Rove on Obama's governing style: House Republicans had the wisdom to continue to talk to the Obama White House. This made them look gracious, even as the president edged toward a "my way or the highway" attitude. Um... um... um... um... um...
?otD: My God...what have I done?
Body movement: 50 minute stationary bike ride
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville
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