Lakeside Backstory — More on the movie, and me, from Waterloo Productions.
Rev-e-rie - Jay Lake, Cancer, and God #4: Prevailing — My friend UMC pastor Dave Raines continues his meditations on life and death.
How Doctors Die — Yeah. Sigh. (Via Ellen Eades.)
Finding Cancer Cells in the Blood — Technologies that can pull tumor cells from patients’ blood are giving researchers an unprecedented look at cancer.
How Smart Dust Could Spy On Your Brain — Intelligent dust particles embedded in the brain could form an entirely new form of brain-machine interface.
Hawkmoths zap bats with sonic blasts from their genitals — I've been on dates like that. (Via David Goldman.)
Design Drawing for Avanti — Oooooh.
Time-lapse video of Interstate 84 highway repaving project — (Via Lisa Costello.)
T. rex leaves tooth in would-be lunch’s tail, paleontologists find it
New Map Shows Where Nature Protects U.S. Coast — Coastal habitats like reefs and marshes protect people from natural disasters—in the right locations.
Hunger Games, U.S.A. — Something terrible has happened to the soul of the Republican Party. We’ve gone beyond bad economic doctrine. We’ve even gone beyond selfishness and special interests. At this point we’re talking about a state of mind that takes positive glee in inflicting further suffering on the already miserable. Conservatives have convinced themselves that there is a "culture of dependency", and that breaking the cycle of that culture is for the public good. Deep cruelty cloaked in high minded policy is still deep cruelty.
QotD?: Going to Comic-Con?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Number of FEMA troops on my block supplying black kids with Skittles: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg; Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey