Quantum measurements on one island determine behavior on another — A quantum eraser works instantly over 144km. So are we going to see big time arbitrage houses adopting this technology?
Nanopore sequencing — For all your genetic testing needs. (Via Daily Idioms, Annoted.)
Build Your Own Poland — Some interesting map and history neepery concerning Poland's historically elastic borders.
The World in 1013 AD: China Rising, Militant Islam in Kabul, & Sunni-Shiite Struggles in Mideast
Fox Talk Shows Plummet in Ratings Post-Election — Post-election, conservative talk shows have taken a hit as their viewership realized they had been completely misinformed about where the election was going. It would be nice if that were true, but I suspect a lot of people simply lose interest in politics outside of election season. Introspection is not a conservative virtue by any stretch of the imagination, while a(n at least pretended) consistency fetish very much is, so to posit that millions of conservatives suddenly realized they were wrong isn't very well mapped to demonstrated reality. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)
Ted Nugent offers Joe Biden a few suggestions on how to cut down on gun violence — This is the same Ted Nugent who said he'd be dead or in prison if Obama were re-elected. Come on, Ted, keep your promises like a good, intellectually consistent conservative. Pick one.
'Gun Control' Drops Off the Radar... Again — Surprise, surprise. Now "Real Americans" can go back to theoretically defending their essential liberties and standing their ground, and supporting the massacre of 80+ fellow citizens every day by promoting gun culture, being the upright moral people they are. (Via
?otD: How many tests will you take today?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 9.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (per PET scan requirements)
Number of FEMA troops on my block forcing small businesses to raise wages: 0
Currently reading: The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks