Phone apps can let users outsmart the law
Automakers Give Flywheels a Spin — If memory serves, flywheel-equipped buses have been around for a while.
Risk-free energy technology currently insufficient to fulfill needs — A Japanese editorial on nuclear energy.
Atlantis' Last Approach — APOD with a beautiful, sad photo.
More on the Neptunian year from Bad Astronomy — What is a year, you ask? Ah, nuance.
1957 Frederick's of Hollywood Ad
14 Propaganda Techniques Fox 'News' Uses to Brainwash Americans — Remember, fair and balanced. (Via
The Dirty Digger — Roger Ebert on Rupert Murdoch. What I can't figure out is why the Murdoch scandal is a scandal. There's nothing new or surprising about News Corp's conduct. It's like being shocked to find out that FOX has an editorial slant, or that water is wet. Juan Cole with more on this, including an interesting thesis.
Angry Tea Party Stirring up GOP Revolt — Doesn't "angry" pretty much describe the Tea Party? Enraged, low-information, counterfactually obsessed conservatives.
Marriage Equality = Republican Albatross — And it couldn't happen to a more deserving bunch of venal, opportunistic hypocrites.
Real Dems Beat Fake 'Dems' In Wisconsin Recall Primaries — Ah, the GOP. If you can't win on ideas or by sowing panic, just cheat. Look! Over there! Voter fraud! ACORN!
?otD: Do you know where you're going to?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hour (Sunspin)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.5 hours (badly interrupted)
Currently reading: Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord