Today's agenda Thursday, 13 June 2013 11:13:37 CDT David Braverman Geography, General, Politics (0) Work, walking lunch, work, work, trivia, sleep. Meanwhile: Is Star Wars overrated? (Maybe.) Attention Cosima Neuhaus: the Supreme Court says you can't patent human genes. (Even more interesting, Clarence Thomas wrote the opinion.) As an only child myself, I'm curious about why people are so emotional about only children. Also why they're so wrong about us. China is building a canal through Nicaragua to compete with the Panama Canal. Few remember today that the U.S. surveyed Nicaragua first, before deciding on Panama. Should be interesting when it's done.