Simple theory may explain mysterious dark matter, physicists say — One physicist says he likes this theory because of “its simplicity, uniqueness and the fact that it can be tested.”
So What Do Women Want? — Interesting commentary on female sexuality and socialization from Feminist Mormon Housewives.
TSA Questions Chewbacca's Lightsaber — Because safety!
Government Secrets and the Need for Whistle-blowers — Some rather well-informed comment. (Via David Goldman.)
Anti-Imperialism and Conservatives — Rapping about Grover Cleveland. Now that is some old school politics.
Masters of Austerity and Deregulation: Dennis Lehane and Does the Tea Party GOP Want Another Molasses Disaster? — Speaking of old school. (Via Slacktivist Fred Clark</em>.)
QotD?: Which problem ain't one for you?
Writing time yesterday: 0.5 hours (WRPA)
Hours slept: 6.5 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Number of FEMA troops on my block creating tornadoes for political distraction: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg