'Kaikidan Ekotoba' monster scroll — Cool Japanese Forteana. (Via @mattstaggs.)
Vintage ads featuring women with stuff on their heads — Found in Mom's Basement with an irresistible headline.
Spanking your kid could hatch a bully — Why is this news? Teaching a kid that force trumps a situation teaches a kid that force trumps a situation. Duh.
Should Kids Be Bribed to Do Well in School? — Hmm. (Thanks to willyumtx.)
Does Our Universe Live Inside a Wormhole? — More wow. Maybe total BS, but fun to think about.
'Potato Radius' To Define Dwarf Planets —Astronomers propose the first objective definition of a planet that separates potato-like objects from spherical ones. Poor Pluto. And what about French fry objects?
Brain Parts Found in Ancient Human Ancestor — Electromagnetic radiation revealed parts of the 1.9-million-year-old brain, as well as eggs of insects that fed on it. Wow. Just wow.
Coffee Conservatives — (Via sheelangig.)
Frightening GOP Behavior — The idea that the minority party represents the "will of the people" (not some of the people, but "the people") is the seedling of a totalitarian mindset. (Via reannon.)
Why More Immigrants Are An Answer to the Coming Boomer Entitlement Mess — I have never understood conservative anti-immigrant fervor as anything but prejudice. Furthermore, unless you're a First Nations person, you're an immigrant, too. That door was once open to your people.
?otD: What's the best book you've ever read?
Writing time yesterday: n/a (chemo)
Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
Hours slept: 7.5 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 4/10 (fatigue)
Currently reading: [between books]