Shortlog - a log of everyday things
Link dump (yeah, most are outdated, but nonetheless interesting):
We will not monetize the debt
There's a government agency
upset about Iran finding out about
they're out for blood
. I can only hope it's not US.
Telomere shrinkage reversed in mice
. Possible impact - injections yield eternally youthful cells; you'll still die of cancer or cardiac arrest or stroke.
A website that discusses various intellectual self-delusions
. I particularly liked the post on
debunking the notion of venting
Bruce Schneier, on why responding to terrorism isn't a good reaction
. The comments also struck me as insightful, particularly the one that noted the
broken window fallacy
as it applies to the jobs and industry surrounding these ridiculous x-ray backscatter machines.