These are some interesting things I saw today between teaching and working on final revisions on the novelization of Iron Man 2.
In the LA Times' Hero Complex blog, Tim Powers talks about the optioning of On Stranger Tides for use in the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie.
A biologist has found a way to put small animals in a sort of suspended animation by poisoning them.
If you're in New York City tomorrow, you can go see naked girls reading banned books.
And Japan's recently ex-premier Koizumi has reaped the most excellent benefit a former officeholder could imagine: a prime voiceover role in the next Ultraman movie.