A followup to yesterday's piece about Google account suspension — (Via
Digital Maps Are Giving Scholars the Historical Lay of the Land — Fascinating. (Thanks to Dad.)
Culture-Bound Syndromes Run Amok
We are not alone — Astronomers using Nasa's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (Wise) have spotted Earth's first "Trojan" asteroid.
Water in the Distant Universe — Paul Gilster at Centauri Dreams on various items of astronomical interest, plus a few kind words about my fiction.
Bush, Obama pollsters see 'dramatic' shift toward same-sex marriage — And yet the American family has not collapsed. Amazing.
Dear Foreigner-Haters: Immigration is Good for You — Anti-immigrant sentiment in the United States has always particularly baffled me, given this country's history.
A Tale Of Two Terrorists Redux — Brievik, McVeigh and masculinity.
?otD: What's your favorite joke?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (post-op recovery)
Body movement: 30 minutes stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.5 hours (interrupted)
Currently reading: Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks