Stay warm! With some piping-hot, fresh new links. Brrrrr.
How Obamacare is doing so far: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/apnewsbreak-25m-young-adults-gain-coverage-15151249#.TuiLr3NW5Kg and what’s happening to lobbyists: http://www.thepeoplesview.net/2011/12/defeated-health-insurers-cut-lobby.html
NASA’s plan to harpoon comets: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/12/nasa-comet-harpoon/
A really interesting documentary coming out on tort reform (I need to see this): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBKRjxeQnT4
An NPR thing on the Big Bang: http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2011/12/14/143630990/from-the-big-bang-to-intelligent-life-the-four-eras-of-astrobiology
Twin boys who soon became brother and sister. Really interesting story. http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/family/articles/2011/12/11/led_by_the_child_who_simply_knew/?page=full
UC Berkeley’s plan to make school more affordable: http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2011/12/14/berkeley-middle-class-access-plan/
And your eagerly awaited pic of the day. Kochia Hill in Japan (looks like something out of Dr. Seuss!): http://i.imgur.com/wlCGV.jpg