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[links] Link salad contemplates the opposite of medical miracles

Fine-tuning Cancer TreatmentsDrug companies are harnessing new knowledge of cancer genetics.

Size matters — Asteroids, to scale. (Via Bad Astronomy.)

7 Wonders of the RV World — Americana at its finest. (Via e_bourne.)

The Lizard, the Catacombs, and the Clock: The Story of Paris’s Most Secret Underground Society — (Via shelly_rae.)

The American Aristocracy — On the repeal of the estate tax. Remember when the GOP was on and on about how family farms could be lost to the "death tax", and Farm Bureau couldn't find a single example of that happening? Yes, this is definitely another conservative win for the little guy.

Romney and Palin — Conservative commentator Daniel Larison on a likely GOP presidential primary contest.

Beck Subtext: Obama Planning to Assassinate Tea Partiers — Nothing to see here, citizen. Just politics as usual, being conducted by rational, principled persons.

GOP Reps Align with Muslim Nations Against Gay NGO — Wait, I thought the GOP tells us Muslims are the enemy? Anything to stop teh gay, I guess. How these people can sleep at night is beyond me.

?otD: What's your worst medical experience?

Writing time yesterday: 3.25 hours (editing, WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bicycle ride
Hours slept: 6.0 (interrupted)
This morning's weigh-in: 234.2
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 5/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional turmoil)
Currently (re)reading: Heretics of Dune by Frank Herbert

Tags: cancer, cool, culture, healthcare, links, personal, politic, religion, science, shellyrae, weird

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