Anita Sarkeesian on the Manic Pixie Dream Girl — Some interesting sociology here.
Ancient Greek Computer Had Surprising Sun Tracker — The world’s oldest astronomical calculator is famous for having intricate gear systems centuries ahead of their time. But new work shows the Antikythera mechanism used pure geometry, as well as flashy gears to track celestial bodies’ motion through the heavens. (Snurched from Elizabeth Bourne.)
Concrete fails to plug leak at Fukushima nuclear plant — An operator at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says highly radioactive water from a pit near a reactor continues to leak into the ocean. Tepco officials plan to explore using a polymer in another attempt to stop the flow.
“With notably rare exceptions” — Slacktivist is funny, with some good links on religion and politics.
Mad Men and Mad Women — Republicans hate social engineering, unless they're doing it. This made me laugh so hard, because it's so true. Kind of like how they hate activist judges, unless those judges are ruling the way they like. Et cetera.
?otD: Which end up?
Writing time yesterday: 2.0 hours (WRPA)
Body movement: n/a (airport walking to come)
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (solid)
Currently reading: Betrayer, C.J. Cherryh