The Neural Advantage of Speaking Two Languages — Bilingual people process certain words faster than others. Ah, American monolingualism. (Via Scrivener's Error.)
The Monsted Vincent MV-1 Starflight, 1948 — From x planes, this is just cool in a subtle way.
Will the United States Return to the Moon? — Rumors suggest that the Obama administration won't fund NASA's lunar plans.
SETI at the Royal Society — I love the notion of a "shadow biosphere". I've run into the concept before, but not the label, which is perfect. And so terribly SFnal.
Presidential assassinations of U.S. citizens — "Terror" is such a magic word that it makes monsters of us all. The Republicans led us into this mess, but the Democrats have proven no better.
?otD: Do the sun and light come streaming into your life?
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5
This morning's weigh-in: 225.6
Currently reading: [between books]