BASFA 2013 Hugo Award Recommendations: Best Novella — My Nebula-nominated novella "The Stars Do Not Lie" is on this list.
US doctors cure child born with HIV
Google Wants to Install a Computer on Your Face — Some commentary on how Google Glass would need to work.
Mars Curiosity rover put into 'safe mode' after glitch
We’ve got some UltraEverDry—what should we put it on? — Hah!
Please stop looking for the ‘original sin’ gene — Ah, the workings of the Christianist "mind".
Underworld saint becoming more popular in US — Popular in Mexico, and sometimes linked to the illicit drug trade, the skeleton saint known as La Santa Muerte in recent years has found a robust and diverse following north of the border: immigrant small business owners, artists, gay activists and the poor, among others — many of them non-Latinos and not all involved with organized religion.
The Story of Romney’s Career: “What I Said Is Not What I Believe” — Romney supporters often relied on his record as a famously unprincipled political weather-vane to defend him against any substantive criticism of what he said during the campaign on the grounds that he didn’t or couldn’t “really” believe it. Since Romney couldn’t be trusted, it was taken for granted that he never said what he “really” believed, and Romney supporters tried to make a virtue of their candidate’s worst character flaw. Yeah, pretty much.
QotD?: Can nothing stand in your way?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (traveling)
Hours slept: 9.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (traveling)
Weight: n/a (traveling)
Number of FEMA troops on my block faking evidence for climate change: 0
Currently reading: Pyramids by Terry Pratchett