1. Guys, the Large Hadron Collider worked! They smashed together ions (instead of protons) and got “quark-gluon plasma,” similar to what they think the Big Bang could have produced.

2. Did anyone watch the final new Sherlock episode on PBS? There were lots of in-jokes again, referencing “The Adventure of the Bruce Partington Plans” and “The Five Orange Pips.” And it ended on a CLIFFHANGER–I predict that the swimming pool is going to be the Reichenbach Falls of the second series.

3. I’m going to The Paris tonight for a champagne dinner–because how else do you celebrate a year of being single?

I’m featured on my friend’s company blog today–go read about my blog on another blog; it will be very circular.