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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-01-17 05:33
Subject: [links] Link salad is wet and chilly
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Tags:climate, cool, culture, language, links, personal, photos, politics, process, science, tech, writing
The Drudge and the Architect[info]superversive on the distinction between hard work and working harder, as applied to writing.

Fifty Pens Are Better Than One[info]mrockwell talks about writers and cancer. (And mentions me briefly.)

What would Jesús do?Language Log on, among other things, cross-cultural naming conventions.

CultureInfographic: The New American Marriage — (Via Curiosity Counts.)

Humans in big gatherings — A visualization of the scale of human groups.

The airship Norge being pulled out of its hangar in 1926

Saturn's Moon Titan May be More Earth-Like Than Thought

Circumbinary Planets: A New Class of Systems?

Darwin's fossils rediscovered in cabinet

Science education group decides it's time to tackle climate change — Soemday rather soon climate change denial is going to look like Flat Earthism, and a whole lot of people are going to work very hard to pretend they weren't on the wrong side of the question.

How Fares the Dream? — Paul Krugman on MLK's legacy.

Why I want to bring down the internet – for a dayJimmy Wales, the Wikipedia founder, hopes sites from Google to Twitter will join his protest against a legal crackdown.

What the Right Gets Right — I just can't get past the moral diktats and rampant bigotry on the Right.

?otd: What the heck is winter mix?




1/17/2012
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (took the day off)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.5 (solid)
Weight: 220.4
Currently reading: Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore<

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Skellington
User: skellington1
Date: 2012-01-17 20:18 (UTC)
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Well, that "What the Right Gets Right" article was sure an example of a journalist swallowing the right's chosen message without further analysis. How long has it been since the Right was actually for individual liberty, small government, and fiscal responsibility?

What they're good at is dominating the conversation.
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mmegaera
User: mmegaera
Date: 2012-01-17 22:20 (UTC)
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AotD: I don't know, but I've always thought it sounded like something you'd serve at a New Year's Eve or Super Bowl party, not weather.
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