Google Working to Revise Digital Books Settlement — Hmm. Dare I see this as a ray of hope in the Google Books Settlement mess?
Model seaplane — Even looking at this picture probably violates OHSA standards. Heh.
Scanning Dead Salmon in fMRI Machine Highlights Risk of Red Herrings — To maintain the rigor of the protocol (and perhaps because it was hilarious), the salmon, just like a human test subject, "was asked to determine what emotion the individual in the photo must have been experiencing."
Blueprint for quantum electric motor — Engineering on the atomic scale. Man...
Moon is coldest known place in the solar system — Huh. Who knew? Surely it's colder in the Kuiper belt... (Via @glynmoody.)
How to read articles about health — Dissecting science journalism.
Massachusetts to require flu vaccines? — Bad Astronomy Blog on the tension between personal choice and public cost.
He may have said, "[w]e need segregated buses," but that doesn't mean he's a racist. — The Edge of the American West on alleged racism in conservative discourse.
?otD: Saturday or Shatterday?
Body movement: n/a (up late last night)
Hours slept: 5.5
This morning's weigh-in: 232.4
Currently reading: The Real Wizard of Oz by Rebecca Loncraine
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