How we feel can change how we taste fat — Content people can detect changes in fat content, unhappy people do not.
Australian squid eat sperm for better bodies and babies — Presented without further comment. (Via David Goldman.)
Leprosy’s disappearing act came from public health improvements
Japanese eyeball-licking craze carries blindness risk
The Invention: 1928 — Flat panel display?
How Google Will Use High-Flying Balloons to Deliver Internet to the Hinterlands — I do love Google, except for the banal evil that is the Google Books Settlement.
Using Metadata to Find Paul Revere — Both funny and sobering. (Via David Goldman.)
Feds to comply with NY morning-after pill ruling — Conservative sexual paranoia really isn't a good basis for national policy. I'm glad to see sanity prevailing once in a rare while.
The Tragic Fall of the White Race in America — Yup. Too bad for the Republican angry white man freakshow.
QotD?: Going to be at JayCon today?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (too many errands, not enough time)
Hours slept: 5.5 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (exercise room was occupied)
Number of FEMA troops on my block leaking intelligence secrets: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg; Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett