In which I am on the cover of September’s Locus
A reader reacts to The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities
Were Colonial Americans More Literate than Americans Today? — Interesting post, though the question is decidedly not apples-to-apples.
Mythbusting 101: Sharks will cure cancer — Um, no.
Ancient furry rhino had snow shovel on its face — (Via David Goldman.)
Quantum Processor Hooks Up with Quantum Memory — Connecting the two could make it possible to perform complex calculations that are far beyond the power of conventional computers.
Rover probes role water may have played on Mars
Space junk at tipping point, says report — Scientists in the US have warned Nasa that the amount of so-called space junk orbiting Earth is at tipping point.
Domino’s Pizza opening store on the Moon — the Moon!
How to stop your kids from becoming atheists — This is brilliant.
Michele Bachmann Was Inspired By My Dad and His Christian Reconstructionist Friends — Here’s Why That’s Terrifying — (Via Slacktivist.)
Obama Is Not Telling You How To Observe 9-11 — A clear, simple example of a conservative lie about Obama. Somehow the corrections never get the same airplay.
When Rick Perry Praised HillaryCare — Flip flop, anyone? Nuance? Hello? Is this thing on?
?otD: Why is the world in love again? Why are we marching hand in hand?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (parenting time took priority)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.25 hours (interrupted)
Currently reading: The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook
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