Jiffy Lube: 1904 — Steam locomotive pr0n from Shorpy. Mmmm.
Save Your Eyes: Use Your Goggles — Steampunk before steampunk was cool. Like 1936.
Wondermark on the difference between engineering and math
The dreaded vuvuzela claims its first victim — Soon they will stalk the night, their flat-toned hunting calls striking terror everywhere.
Why We Dream: Real Reasons Revealed — (Snurched from io9.com.)
Trees, Sky, Galactic Eye — This APOD photo functions on so many levels...
Handing Out The Car Keys — The Edge of the American West on WASPS, privilege and wisdom. Um, yeah.
The Thing About Dave, Cont. — Ta-Nehisi Coates with more on Dave Weigel. I was struck by this bit, near the end: It's fun to be mean, and it makes your side howl--and sometimes it's even necessary. But my game is as follows--stating my opinions directly, clearly and without equivocation and without undue malice. That's pretty much what I was getting at in my post a while back on kindness in discourse. [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ] Also, if you're interested Ed Brayton and Keith Olbermann on the same topic.
?otD: Do you really want to go to heaven?
Writing time yesterday: n/a
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.0 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 225.4
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 6/10 (GI follies)
Currently (re)reading: Children of Dune by Frank Herbert