New smart knife for tumor operations "sniffs" out cancer
Kickstarter Campaign Wants to Send Tiny Satellites out of Earth Orbit — Researchers have launched a crowdfunding campaign for a propulsion system that could send loaf-sized satellites on interplanetary voyages.
A Low-Tech Mosquito Deterrent — Cool. (Via David Goldman.)
Secret of Bees' Honeycomb Revealed — Also, How honeycombs can build themselves. (Via David Goldman.)
Nikola Tesla’s remote-control boat, and other unpopular inventions
GPS Reveals Hurricane Wind Speeds — GPS signals tell a lot about how fast the wind is blowing during a hurricane.
USDA Requires Magician to Create "Disaster Plan" for His Rabbit — U... wow…
The Haunting Melody of Global Warming
Howard Morgan, Black Off-Duty Cop Shot 28 Times By White Chicago Officers, Faces Sentencing — Nope, no racism here. (Via
GOP Lawmaker In Utah Wants To End Compulsory Education In The State — Are you proud of your Republican party?
Dear Republicans. This Is Your Problem. — Charlie Pierce on Liz Cheney's senate run. Except it isn't a GOP problem. The entire country suffers badly from the GOP's toxic dysfunctionality.
QotD?: Am I the lunatic you're looking for?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (away from home)
Weight: n/a (away from home)
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