Super-Sized Spores Make Fungal Infections More Deadly, Possibly Explaining Victims in Missouri — More on the Missouri post-tornado infection. Weird stuff. (Thanks to David Goldman.)
Mechanical Calculators — Some lovely mechanical photography. (Via
Fukushima Disaster Failures Kept Behind Closed Doors at UN Atomic Meeting
The difference between US and foreign reporting: [ OPPD Dispels Nuclear Meltdown Rumors In Ft. Calhoun | US orders news blackout over crippled Nebraska Nuclear Plant: report ] — Hmm, Omaha. (Thanks to
[Sec. Def. Robert] Gates: Winding down the Wars
Benefactor's Activities Raise New Ethical Concerns About Justice Thomas — What, an unethical party line Republican? Thelma, bring me my smelling salts.
The Tom and Jerry Problem — This use-hate relationship, in which Palin manipulates us and we torture her, reminds me a little of Princess Diana, whose relationship with the press Tina Brown described as "a cycle of dependency and combat."
?otD: Is Monday the start of your workweek?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.5 hours (solid)
Currently (re)reading: A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin