Can wine become an American habit? (Fortune, 1934) — CNN.com reprints an 80 year old business story.
‘Bird-Man’ YouTube Video Confirmed to Be a Hoax
Robot Submarine To Europa Could Find Aquatic Life On Jupiter's Icy Moon — "Robot Submarine to Europa" would be an awesome name for a rock band.
Team Obama embraces 'Obamacare' label — [I]f we ignore perceptions and deal with reality, "Obamacare" is, in fact, delivering on its promise, and helping millions of families who need the support. Luckily for the Republican party's political fortunes, many millions of American voters will never forsake comfortably valorizing paranoid perception for the cold, hard, progressive reality of facts.
The Barbarism of the Health-Care Repeal Crusade — In every other advanced country, the provision of universal access to medical care is a public responsibility. In every other advanced country, this principle has been accepted by the mainstream conservative party. Only in the United States does the conservative party uphold the operating principle that regular access to doctors and medicine should be denied to large chunks of the population. This sort of barbarism is unique to the American right.
?otd: Seen John Carter yet?
Writing time yesterday: 2.5 hours (Little Dog, including story conference with
Body movement: n/a
Hours slept: 6.25 (solid)
Currently reading: Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch