Patients to be frozen into state of suspended animation for surgery — Patients are to be placed into a state of suspended animation when they undergo surgery by using a ground breaking technique that freezes their bodies to the point of death. (Via gizmodo.com.)
Time Likely To End Within Earth's Lifespan, Say Physicists — There is a 50 per cent chance that time will end within the next 3.7 billion years, according to a new model of the universe.
[WV Republican Senate candidate] Raese Wants To Go Back To 'Capitalism The Way It Should Be' — Before Child Labor Laws — I especially like this bit: I made my money the old-fashioned way. I Inherited it.
Tea Party Fakers? Dems Blamed For Co-Opting 'Tea Party' Label To Split Conservative Vote — This is fricking ridiculous. Such tactics only serve to make the Democrats as morally and intellectually bankrupt as the Republicans. (Which is admittedly not a surprising outcome.) Note to President Obama: I'd like a real political party, please. One with principles and integrity.
?otD: Is there a bustle in your hedgerow?
Writing time yesterday: n/a (post-op haze)
Body movement: Moderate suburban walking (post-op haze)
Hours slept: 9.25 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 234.6
Yesterday's chemo/post-op stress index: 5/10 (post-op pain, fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett