Things I'm glad other people have said

So I don't have to bother saying them myself.

* SpaceX Dragon on its way to the ISS! (and watch more of it - though I'd skip the first ~40 mins of talk if I were you). Note: I'm a bit behind the times here; see the next post.
* The Magistrate's blog - more down to earth: pointing out the stupidity of the press complaining about "unelected European judges" when we don't elect our own either.
* More about the facebook IPO from Timmy.
* Peter Gleick cleared of forging documents in Heartland expose - actually this one doesn't fit my title. Its interesting, but so vague on detail as to be not much use. I would not have written it. [Update: DA actually asked them and they said they aren't finished.]

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