New Pill Could Do Wonders for Cancer Patients — Leukemia, in this case.
Supreme Court to rule on patentability of human genes — Lower court ruled that genes can be patented once isolated from the body.
Prepare to trek new legal landscape after WA pot law change — Yeah, I'll bet.
Smart Tip: Peel an entire head of garlic in 10 seconds — I've seen this done before. (Via David Goldman.)
MIT develops miniature shape-shifting robots
Comfort noise — We actually deal with this in my day jobbe, but not by that terminology. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)
Electromagnetic Test Town — Ok, this is weird.
Man on Fire — One man’s story of protest.
Attacker at Wyoming college kills two, commits suicide — A man armed with a sharp-edged weapon that some media reports described as a bow and arrow killed two people, including a college faculty member, in Casper, Wyoming, before taking his own life on Friday. Yep, sometimes it isn't guns. But the mindless, nuance-free, literalistic conservative defense of the Second Amendment means that instead of being rare, thanks to the widespread availability of firearms, these kinds of killings are an almost daily occurrence. Feel safer now?
Pat Robertson challenges creationism — “If you fight science, you are going to lose your children, and I believe in telling them the way it was,” Robertson concluded. What do you know? Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. (Thanks to Rick York.)
UN calls for urgency on climate, says Doha deal to delight no one
?otD: I know it's only rock 'n roll, but do you like it?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 11.0 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a (forgot to weigh)
Number of FEMA troops on my block forcing people to accept healthcare and committing voter fraud: 0
Currently reading: Neptune's Brood by Charlie Stross