Saturday Morning Links


Winter has finally come to south Florida, which means I’ll spend part of the afternoon moving our pepper plants indoors, to protect them from the bitter 40 degree weather that’s dropping by for a day or two. Don’t hate.

I tried fantasy football a couple of times and couldn’t figure it out. Fantasy geopolitics? Not for me.

Researchers claim whiskey will cause more of a hangover than vodka. Anyone want to help me replicate the results? (Via The Stranger)

Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma went to Copenhagen to claim global warming is a hoax and all he got was a German reporter calling him “ridiculous.”

Cory Doctorow points out one way biometric identifiers are less secure than, say, PIN numbers.

For some reason, this really fascinated me–how a movie can change reality.

Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →