A reader reacts to Death of a Starship — They liked it.
Hotel Replaces Bible with Fifty Shades of Grey — (Via
How to Write — Hahahah.
Friends of a Certain Age — Why Is It Hard to Make Friends Over 30? This article is a mix of the banal-and-silly with the fascinating.
Sunken World War II submarine found off Nantucket
Biochemically, All Is Fair — [P]assionate love has the same biomarkers as addiction and obsessive compulsive disorder. This is completely unsurprising.
Vampire Stars Suck Life Out Of Stellar Partners — Many massive stars in our galaxy have smaller companion stars that are slowly being drained of gas.
Pastor Rick Warren tries to blame shooting on evolution? — Christianists are asses. Full stop.
Bang Bang Crazy — More on guns and society from Jim Wright. Long, worth the read. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)
The Olympics and the Muslims
Obama campaign doesn’t sell merchandise for Muslim supporters — (Via David Goldman.)
Half of Americans Do Not Know the President’s Religion — So let me see if I have the conservative narrative straight. We're all supposed to be outraged over President Obama's twenty year relationship with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, but we're also all supposed to pretend we don't think he's a Christian. Got it.
What drives the Obama doubters and haters? — Unfortunately, that question pretty much answers itself. Some pretty interesting detail here about the president's biography, however.
?otD: Are you sitting and crying at home?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hour (60 minutes on Other Me)
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 7.0 (solid)
Currently reading: The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems by Henry Petroski; Ironskin by Tina Connolly