The Chain is Dead — Scrivener's Error on the Borders bankruptcy.
Pacific Crest Trail blazer savors the memories
Why America’s Young And Restless Will Abandon Cities For Suburbs
Largest water body discovered — Inconveniently located for your holidaymaking needs, sadly.
A Flight of Helios — APOD with an improbable aircraft.
Tattoo Tracks Sodium and Glucose via an iPhone — Need to track your blood oxygen levels? There may soon be an app for that.
Make American Soldiers out of Them — Slightly baffling WWI US propaganda poster featuring a steam locomotive.
Left vs. Right — An interesting political graphic I don't entirely agree with.
The Republicans exit history — Roger Ebert says a lot of what I think, and as usual, he says it more eloquently than I could.
‘Haboobs’ Stir Critics in Arizona — Ah, linguistic nativism, arrogant ignorance is thy name.
When Extremism Learns to Blow things Up — Juan Cole on the strong parallels between Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring and the rhetoric of the American Right. It's that whole nuance thing again. People desperate for a reductionist, dualistic world are a danger to themselves and others. Unfortunately, reductionist dualism, under the deeply misleading label of "moral clarity", is a hallmark of both Christianism and the Republican Party.
?otD: Can you tell me where it hurts?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (post-op recovery)
Body movement: 30 minutes stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.5 hours (interrupted)
Currently reading: Objects of Worship by Claude Lalumière