SETI, METI, and Existential Risk — Interesting. Some very skiffy stuff here, for you writers.
Pig-Like Beast Leads Way to Ancient Cave Drawings
— Mmm. Neolithic bacon.
Babies’ eyes may hold early clues about autism — In babies that would go on to develop autism, eye contact became less frequent.
In pictures: Tacloban in ruins — The typhoon in the Philippines is a horrific example of what climate change will bring to the whole world. I sorrow for the people there.
Race and Gender in… Angry Birds?
KKK Imperial Wizard Hates to See Kids in Klan Costumes: 'There's No Respect' — "Nowadays we're ostracized … [the way people treat us now] is no different than the way people used to treat African Americans years ago," he said. No different, that is, than the way people like the Ku Klux Klan treated African Americans. Ladies and gentlemen, your Republican party’s voting base. Self-valorizing paranoia and a blissful absence of facts or evidence-based thinking, plus a healthy dose of toxic insensitivity.
Something Really Insane Just Happened In Congress, And You Probably Haven't Heard A Word About It — (Via David Goldman.)
?otD: Going to see my movie here today?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: n/a (away from home)
Weight: n/a (away from home)
Number of FEMA troops on my block forcing children to learn critical thinking skills: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)