The Unspeakable, in Its Jammies — Michael Chabon on censoring Mark Twain.
Report warns of 'digital Dark Age' if digitisation is left to private sector — Research commissioned by EU urges member states to take greater responsibility. As I've said, the Google Books Settlement is a banal evil that content producers will regret heartily. The EU apparently agrees, at least in part. Note that I'm not saying the Google Books project is evil, quite the opposite — in that, I do not fully align with the EU's view. It's their profoundly retrograde approach to copyright that is the problem. (Via danjite.)
Tie-thulu, the most well-dressed of all the Elder Gods — Hahaha. (Via MH.)
Seriously questionable 1950s ad for Gold Medal flour
Antimatter caught streaming from thunderstorms on Earth — Not to put too fine a point on it, but, wow. (Thanks to lt260.)
Palin Borrows ‘Blood Libel’ from Israeli Far Right — A possible explanation for Palin's bizarre, profoundly offensive and historically ignorant remark. (Well, that one at least.)
Repeal DADT, God Kills Birds — And you people wonder why I think religious conservatives are a bag of nutburgers.
?otD: Green goddess or Dorothy Lynch?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Currently reading: Salamanca by Dean Francis Alfar