Jay Lake Pre-Mortem Read-a-thon, Review the Fifth: Trial of Flowers — Cool review.
Booted Off the Plane: How Normal Is That? — Air travel is an unusual social and legal space where many of the rights and norms of society do not apply.
The “Human Fly” atop a DC-8 at the Mojave 1000 (1970) — Whoa!
Let There Be Night — Escaping light pollution. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)
NASA: Space centaurs are likely comets — My favorite headline today.
Gibraltar might be the beginning of the end for the Atlantic Ocean — The small tectonic subduction zone there may grow and spread.
How Height Is Connected to Cancer
Fake memory implanted in mice with a beam of light — Mice taught to fear a location after they were no longer in it.
Wearing Privilege — Does a hoodie make you a threat?
Anthony Weiner and Liberal Morality — The New York mayoral candidate's two big failures: terrible political sense and a lack of compassion. Ta-Nehisi Coates is interesting.
Obama: Rest of my presidency is for working-class America — Given what a total corporatist and centrist he's been thus far, essentially a Rockefeller Republican, I will be surprised if this is more than empty words.
QotD?: Got morbid?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Number of FEMA troops on my block conducting Department of Justice investigations of white patriots: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg