December 2nd, 2011

#3080: What day is it, anyway?

I've been up for about 12 hours on about 3 hours of sleep. I saw the previous post and stared at the screen in mute wonder, trying to remember what day it was. Yesterday couldn't have been Thursday, is Friday, so it has to have been Thursday, but it seems like last freakin' week.


...I feel like a zombie, so I'm going to just post the links and then go take a nap.

Giant friggin' grasshopper is the world's largest insect.

In two weeks we'll hear what CERN has found in regards to the Higgs Boson.

How to make transparent chitin, and what it could do for us. Chitin is nature's plastic, and it's tough stuff. (Why do you think you need a special tool to break crab claws?)

Karl Denninger explains why today's employment numbers really aren't all that great.

Karl Denninger compares the use of illegal immigrant labor to slavery, unfavorably.

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Challenged by my therapist to "take a baby step" towards acquiring a girlfriend, I updated my profile on and posted a new one at two Christian singles' sites.

So, next week she can congratulate me for doing something constructive. Good God I'm easily influenced. *sigh*