The language of stamps — A little bit of lost culture. (Via David Goldman.)
Pass the Large Grain of Salt — I found this article on cuisine to be hilarious.
Old, million-dollar violins don't play better than the new models
US Cancer Deaths Continue To Fall, ACS Report
Cubelets Are Modular Programming in Meatspace — I still love this concept.
How researchers learned to stop time (and maybe enable hackers)
"Nobody has the right to take another life" — Roger Ebert on the death penalty. Worth the read, as most of his posts are.
Petitioners Ask Portland To Stop Regarding Corporations As People
Boehner: Richard Cordray appointment 'unprecedented power grab' by Obama — Right. Because no Republican president ever made a recess appointment. Not ever. Nope. No way, no how. No, no, don't go look up the facts! Believe my opinion!
Could a mystery candidate for GOP race still emerge? — "Anybody but Romney" is still a powerful force in GOP politics. And in a party that has made a fetish out of mixing religion and politics, specifically Christianism, his Mormonism will always be an issue.
Gingrich is out for revenge — Ah, the Newt we know and love, long time GOP standard bearer.
Progressives and the Ron Paul fallacies
?otd: Cheese, Grommit?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5 (fitful)
Currently reading: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness