The Antikythera Mechanism — In Legos... W00t! (Thanks to e_bourne.)
Irony alert: The unusually chilly global-warming summit — Cancun is hosting the U.N. conference on man-made climate change — amid record cold temperatures. Repeat after me, weather is not climate. (Thanks to danjite.)
Billboards advertise the coming Rapture — Billboards in Nashville and eight other cities around the United States advertise The Rapture, saying it will take place on May 21, 2011. This would be hilarious if it weren't something so many people take seriously. And why is this particular calculation any less mistaken than the other 87,000 times the date of the Rapture has been calculated?
?otD: Rain or snow?
Writing time yesterday: 2.0 hours (2,600 words)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 252.4
Yesterday's chemo/post-op stress index: 9/10 (peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently reading: The Log of the Flying Fish by Harry Collingwood