How exactly does a caterpillar morph into a butterfly? — Read this one. A bit of biology which is profoundly science fictional, and will spark you thinking about writing both SF and fantasy in some cool ways.
McCain on science — “…when you look at some of the planetariums and other foolishness that [Obama] asked for, he shouldn’t be saying anything about Governor Palin.” Yep, I can see that. Science education is far more foolish than a Bridge to Nowhere which you can lie about later. GOP values in a nutshell, right there. (Hat tip to Bad Astronomy Blog.)
The Anger Factor — A Washington Post op-ed on the relationship between the media and McCain.
Body movement: 75 minute suburban walk
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 235.4
Currently reading: FenCon workshop manuscripts