Ultimate links of 2009
And by ultimate, I mean the last ones I am going to post this year. Yatta!
* After the scary underwear attack of the pantybomber, airlines are apparently considering banning the use of laptop computers during flight. So I'm going to start bringing my desktop machine.
* Apparently, Star Trek appeals to liberals, and Star Wars appeals to conservatives. Of course, I proved this with a survey a dozen years ago as an undergrad, back before the data was muddied by the prequels.
* Plants want to live, and try to avoid being eaten. If you're a vegetarian for ethical reasons, how do you feel about that?
* An Arizona girl with no arms can fly a plane. In comparison, I have two arms and change, and I can barely drive a car.
* A computer doesn't work like your brain. This might mean we are even farther from artificial intelligence than we think.
* Yay America! Yay flag!
* This one is really interesting. This guy has written a series of very short science fiction stories, each one centered around a different element from the periodic table. For example, the Hydrogen story is about zeppelins. Awesome!
* And finally, a blog that tracks funny acronyms.