Steampunk Waterslide: 1904 — Yes, it apparently is a steam-powered waterslide. From Shorpy, bring you two centuries of strangeness on film.
Art Agitprop — For all you teachers out there.
Human Compulsions Among the Stars — Cetaceans, SETI and non-technological intelligence. From Centauri Dreams.
The Mysterious Degradation Of The Apollo Reflector Arrays — Interesting space hardware geekery.
[California State] Sen. Roy Ashburn at Gay Nightclub Before DUI Arrest — CBS-13 notes that Ashburn has opposed every gay rights measure to come before the Senate over the last eight years. Republican family values. Confidential to GOP in America: closet much?
Patriot Act Reauthorized -- Surreptitiously — A move worthy of the worst Republican excesses. Thanks, Dems. (Thanks to lt260.)
Memo Reveals GOP Plan to Exploit Fear of Obama — If you can't win on principles, stir shit. Pretty tough if you don't have principles, isn't it?
Bachmann Learns To Support The Census — Speaking of principles, even asylum-grade lunatics can be made to see reason, if their own fortunes are at stake.
US Democrats would kill healthcare over abortion — Stay classy, Stupak. Women and girls across America look to you to ensure their shame, heartbreak and early deaths in the name of the forced pregnancy movement. Blue Dog Dems, finishing the madness begun by the GOP. Are you proud of your Democratic party?
?otD: Ever seen the Lake effect?
Writing time yesterday: 1 hour
Body movement: 60 minute rural walk
Hours slept: 7.25 (slept well)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 2/10
Currently reading: [between books]