Poop Strong: Cancer patient whose costs exceeded insurance cap wins victory, via Twitter — (Via Michael Fay.)
Cancer Genomes Let Drugmakers Get Personal — One startup, H3 Biomedicines, uses genome data to design drugs aimed at small groups of patients. As I've said before, cancer isn't a disease so much as it is a process employed by hundreds, even thousands, of distinct diseases. Ideas like this get at the roots of the problem.
This Is What A 1987 Soviet Invasion Of Western Europe Could Have Looked Like — Mmm, ekranoplan. (Via
Visualized: a look inside iRobot's gadget-filled 'cool stuff room' — (Via David Goldman.)
Ash and Lightning Above an Icelandic Volcano — Wow.
50-Mile Landslides Spotted on Saturn's Icy Moon
The Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic — The real world has a way of doing that, at least to people open to evidence that contradicts their ideology.
Dick Cheney: Picking Sarah Palin for VP Was ‘A Mistake’ — Transparently true as it was from moment one of the McCain-Palin campaign, that might have been a helpful comment from a major GOP figure, oh, about four years ago.
Mitt Romney is a frequent and blatant liar. Why don't our guardians of discourse care? — That Mitt Romney lies repeatedly and at length in his campaign discourse is a well-documented, objectively true statement, not a partisan one. Your Liberal Media supports and sustains those lies, because that's what Your Liberal Media does.
?otD: Got a warrant? Are you coming in?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hour (60 minutes on Other Me)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.75 (solid)
Currently reading: The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems by Henry Petroski; Ironskin by Tina Connolly