Swamp Pop — Because we all need new music every now and then. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)
Life Up Close: The Year’s Best Microscope Views of Biology — Cool stuff!
Overview — A brief documentary on the psychological and emotional experience of seeing the Earth from space. (Via David Goldman.)
By Hiring Kurzweil, Google Just Killed the Singularity — Hmmm.
“It’s a big bad scary world out there!” Are you sure North America? — Another foreign take on the USAnian culture of fear, violence and guns. (Via
NRA goes silent after Connecticut school shooting — This is very strange. Normally the NRA is all about lecturing us regarding theoretical defense of essential liberties, home defense, and watering the tree of liberty with the blood of tyrants and children. I find it literally inconceivable they have discovered a conscience after all these years, so I wonder what's up.
?otD: Work today, or something else?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 11.5 hours (9.5 hours fitful, 2.0 hours napping)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (30 minutes on the stationary bike)
Number of FEMA troops on my block confiscating firearms and shutting down the Internet: 0
Currently reading: The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks