How Changing The Way You Think About Death Can Transform The Way You Live — (Via Erika Beseda-Allen.)
Fruit Flies Aid Efforts to Develop Personalized Cancer Treatments — Because bugs! (Thanks to David Goldman.)
A Light Bridge to Nearby Stars — A must-read for SF writers. Wow.
Lightning Farm — Oh, cool.
Archeologists Discover Poison Ring From Fourteenth Century; Used to Commit High-Profile Murders
C.I.A. Acknowledges Area 51 Exists, but What About Those Little Green Men? — (Thanks to Dad.)
Letters of last resort — Wow. The options are… strange. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)
Shrinking Arctic Ice Will Lead to Ice-Free Summers — Those pesky "facts" and "data". Reality as usual is biased against the conservative position.
A Conservative Catholic Now Backs Same-Sex Marriage — Just goes to show that even a religious bigot can accidentally hit on a morally just position once in a while.
NSA abuses include Stalking ex-Girlfriends — Remember, citizens. The innocent have nothing to fear.
The Real, Terrifying Reason Why British Authorities Detained David Miranda — The scariest explanation of all? That the NSA and GCHQ are just showing they don't want to be messed with. We as a nation have long since lost our moral authority, its tattered post-Reagan remnants traded away by Bush for a mess of pottage, and never redeemed as promised by Obama. (
QotD?: What is your phaser set on?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.5 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours stationary bike
Number of FEMA troops on my block vaccinating children to spread autism: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)