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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-04-07 08:12
Subject: [links] Link salad plays hard, sleeps hard
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Tags:cars, cool, culture, links, mars, personal, photos, politics, science, videos, weird
The power of introverts — (Via [info]garyomaha.)

Where Death Shaped the Beats — A bit of countercultural history for you.

93-year-old Florida woman retires her ’64 Mercury after 576,000 miles on the road

Q&A With Dr. Michio Kaku: Where Are Our Flying Cars?

See the Elephant Face on Mars — Ancient astronauts! Intelligent design! Pareidolia!

U.S. Coast Guard fires on “ghost ship” that drifted across Pacific

Why Republicans and Democrats Can’t Feel Each Other’s PainA new study shows why empathy doesn't cross the political aisle. Interesting in light my comment that conservatism is a profound failure of empathy for those less fortunate. (Via [info]ericjamesstone.)

Conservatives Bristle At Federal Court’s Retaliatory Move At Obama[E]ven conservatives are concerned that the circuit court judges stepped out of bounds Tuesday — and made Obama’s point about judicial overreach for him. Remember, kids, it's "judicial activism" when conservatives disagree with the outcome of legislation from the bench, but "wise Constitutional jurisprudence" when they support the outcome. Principled intellectual consistency is for liberals and fools.

Santorum moves fuel predictions he will exitCampaign that has pressed Romney hard ratchets back. Aww. The GOP primaries without Senator Frothy Mix will be like the circus without the clowns.

?otd: What time did you get up?




4/7/2012
Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (2,500 words on Their Currents Turn Awry)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.0 (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: The Bone Doll's Twin by Lynn Flewelling

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scarlettina: Sleepy
User: scarlettina
Date: 2012-04-07 15:22 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Sleepy
I was awake at 3:15 this morning. Unable to go back to sleep, I got up at 3:45. I have been up ever since. I know I'll crash hard at some point; I hope it won't be soon. Sorry to be missing you at Norwescon.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2012-04-07 15:23 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
And sorry to miss you as well!
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james_nicoll
User: james_nicoll
Date: 2012-04-07 16:06 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Seriously, you're linking to Michio "Cassini Could Kill 200,000 People" Kaku? Why not Ted Holden or Neal Adams?
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mmegaera
User: mmegaera
Date: 2012-04-15 00:01 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I'm still on Texas time after a trip down there last week, so I woke up at what I consider to be an ungodly early hour for Saturday.

How do you handle all those frequent time changes that go with your frequent travels.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2012-04-15 00:03 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Time changes don't bother me much. Couldn't tell you why, I just mostly do okay with them.
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