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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-05-03 04:37
Subject: [links] Link salad has been hauled away by Mr. Peabody's coal train
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Tags:art, books, cancer, cool, food, gay, health, links, nature, personal, photos, politics, race, science, weird
More Bad Book Covers — A blogger takes umbrage with book covers on one my Tor books, and one of Seanan McGuire's books.

Fine-tuning Nanotech to Target CancerProgrammable nanoparticles have shown promise in early cancer trials, and may finally fulfill the promise of nanomedicine.

Freezing TimeTargeting the briefest moment in chemistry may lead to an exceptionally strong new class of drugs. Wow, does that headline sound like a story title.

Oldest human blood cells found in well-preserved 'iceman,' say scientistsOldest human blood cells: Discovered in 1991, the body of a man who was felled by an arrow in the Alps some 5,300 years ago still has intact red blood cells, scientists have discovered.

10 strange fast food items abroad — Strange from a USAnian perspective, of course.

Finally, a Shark With a Laser — Because sometimes life just has to imitate art.

1859's "Great Auroral Storm"—the week the Sun touched the earth

A Mélange of Ice — What a beautiful photo.

Student left in cell 4 days recalls hallucinations — The War on Drugs, keeping you safer since, well, never.

The Self-Made Myth: Debunking Conservatives' Favorite -- And Most Dangerous -- Fiction

Wife Of NC Amendment One Supporter: Husband Wrote Bill To Preserve ‘Caucasian Race’ — Ah, conservatives. Your racism and homophobia are just part of what makes us all love you so much. There is simply no liberal equivalent to this kind of institutionalized Republican lunacy, not outside the far fringes of the progressive movement.

Chris Christie’s Liabilities as GOP Running Mate — Heh.

'Hyperpartisan discussion' ends gay spokesman's stint with Romney — I continue to be fascinated by this story, mostly in wondering about the psychological train wreck that is any gay American working for the Republican party as it is constituted today.

?otd: Daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County, down by the Green River where Paradise lay?




5/3/2012
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (2,600 words on Their Currents Turn Awry)
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 8.0 (fitful)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: The Blade Itself Joe Abercrombie

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