A reader really dislikes Madness of Flowers
Is a bad writing system a Good Thing?
'Go the F— to Sleep' proves a popular lullaby with bleary-eyed adults — (Originally via KOF.)
The Hidden Message in Pixar’s Films — Hmmm.
Parrots choose to work together — Soon they will form political parties and it will all fall apart.
Camel Thorn Trees, Namibia — Wow. As Pharyngula says, "That's a photo?"
What Makes a Body Obscene? — Of chests and breasts.
Stephen Hawking: 'There is no heaven; it's a fairy story' — In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the cosmologist shares his thoughts on death, M-theory, human purpose and our chance existence. Just because you believe it, doesn't mean it's true. See also vaccine denial, evolution denial, Moon landing denial and supply side economics.
Rigid Litmus Tests — The idiocy of political correctness on the Right. And may I say it couldn't happen to a nice bunch of venal pinheads?
Newt Spokesman Pens Epic Poem In Tribute To Gingrich's Heroic Crusade Against The Media — You know, when your campaigning starts making Sarah Palin look like a model of statesmanlike restraint...
Jane Mayer on the Obama war on whistle-blowers — Honest to God, Barack, we elected you to be better than the other guys. That's not even a remotely difficult standard to meet.
?otD: Musical thrones, anyone?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (rested)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.5 hours (fitful, plus napping)
Currently (re)reading: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin