Urban fantasy author J.A. Pitts has a signing for his new book Forged in Fire at the Cedar Hills Powell's next Wednesday — Check it out. There's an open dinner prior to the event at 5 pm at Bugatti's.
LEGO Settlers of Catan — This is seriously awesome. (Thanks to
Motorist banned from driving Flintstones car on German roads — Heh. (Snurched from Lowering the Bar.)
$5B Camo Snafu — Army ditches failed combat uniform that put a target on grunts’ backs for 8 years. Oops. (Thanks to David Goldman.)
This is your brain on poker — Researchers got subjects to bet against computers while inside an MRI tube.
On the road: Stunning black and white photographs show America's 'tin can tourists' after Florida's new roads paved the way for the humble camping holiday — Another era. (Thanks to
NASA releases one-of-a-kind photo of Martian landscape
Why single-sex education is spreading across the US — An estimated 500 public schools across the US now offer some all-boy and all-girl classrooms. But the American Civil Liberties Union is involved in a battle against single-sex learning.
There Shouldn’t Be Any Illusions About the Difficulty of Repealing the Health Care Bill — Conservative commentator Daniel Larison on more bizarre GOP thinking on the ACA.
Racism Against White People — Ta-Nehisi Coates is interesting (as usual), this time about the cultural history of race.
Manhunt under way for Taliban who shot woman in public execution amid cheers — Because religion is such an ennobling force in society.
Texas to test 1965 voting rights law in court — Mmm. Classy.
?otD: Got corn?
Writing time yesterday: 1.5 hours (Other Me revisions)
Body movement: n/a, airport walking to come
Hours slept: 5.25 (fitful)
Currently reading: Shattering the Ley by Benjamin Tate