The Tolkien estate over-reaches — Ah, trademark enforcement. Thou shalt not speak the name of the Master.
HarperCollins Puts 26 Loan Cap on Ebook Circulations — This won't end well. (Via danjite.)
Cops: Orlando Man Sabotaged "Whac-A-Mole" Games — Weird headline, weird story.
Cats Adore, Manipulate Women — I plead the Fifth on this one.
Dero Nazi saucer jocks in snow — A striking Sunday fantasy image from x planes.
Red Snow Moon Over Edmonton — In which APOD demonstrates that Edmonton is actually the mouth of Hell.
How To Turn A Laser Into A Tractor Beam — Physicists work out how to generate a backward pulling force from a forward propagating beam
The World Oil Politics of the Libyan Revolt
Why Wouldn't the Tea Party Shut It Down? — The politics of the Federal budget.
The G.O.P.’s Abandoned Babies — Republicans need to figure out where they stand on children’s welfare. They can’t be “pro-life” when the “child” is in the womb but indifferent when it’s in the world. Mmmm, family values. Remember kids, reload and it will all be okay!
?otD: What's your favorite possible name for a rock band?
Writing time yesterday: 1.75 hours (2,600 words on Sunspin)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.75 hours (solid)
Currently reading: Dead Iron by Devon Monk