The Costly Paradox of Health-Care Technology — In every industry but one, technology makes things better and cheaper. Why is it that innovation increases the cost of health care?
Understanding Our Gut Microbes Could Lead to New Medicines — By studying the interactions between our bodies and our microbes, a startup hopes to find new ways of treating disease.
Almost Nature — An odd, interesting meditation on landscapes, photography and patterns.
Lizard Behavior - Tail Loss (Caudal Autotomy) — "Caudal Autonomy" is the name of my next rock band. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)
The whole internet can't identify this mystery cocoon — (Thanks to Ellen Eades.)
World's largest volcano discovered on Pacific floor — The world's largest volcano spanning the size of the entire British Isles has been discovered on the floor of the Pacific Ocean. Oops.
Are Coldest Brown Dwarfs Star-Planet Hybrids?
Explaining Twerking to Your Parents — Having The Talk. (Via David Goldman.)
Why trust climate models? It’s a matter of simple science — How climate scientists test, test again, and use their simulation tools. As every good conservative knows, science is a liberal lie that undermines the true facts.
Qotd?: Maybe I ride, maybe I walk?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 7.5 hours (solid)
Body movement: 30 minutes (stationary bike)
Number of FEMA troops on my block closing golf courses for Agenda 21: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)