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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-07-16 05:22
Subject: [links] Link salad was seeking out the poorer quarters
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Tags:china, climate, culture, healthcare, links, personal, politics, science, sex, sports
Will you still medal in the morning?The real games in the Olympic Village will not be televised. Athletes and sex? Well, duh. (Via David Goldman.)

Migrant Workers in China Face Competition from Robots — This is one of those 'from the future' headlines I'd have been just as happy not to see.

Gene-Silencing Technique Targets Scarring

Faltering Steps May Indicate Oncoming Dementia

Pluto jokes resurface after new moon found

Dark, Starless Galaxies Observed For The First Time — This is so cool.

The woman who stood up to Joe Paterno

U.S. Declares the Largest Natural Disaster Area Ever Due to Drought — Rush Limbaugh to the weather room, stat!

Q&A: Barney Frank on the Contempt of the House GOP

?otD: What did you do this weekend?




7/16/2012
Writing time yesterday: n/a (weekend off)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.0 (interrupted)
Weight: 238.8
Currently reading: The Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie

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User: shsilver
Date: 2012-07-16 13:07 (UTC)
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Astronomers announced they had spotted a fifth moon orbiting Pluto, which they knew had four. The discovery, made with the Hubble Space Telescope, gives Pluto more moons than Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars combined.

Actually, the discover of P4 last year gave Pluto more moons than Mercury (0), Venus (0), Earth (1), and Mars (2) combined (3).
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Deborah J. Ross
User: deborahjross
Date: 2012-07-16 18:02 (UTC)
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Oooh, thanks for the link about the starless galaxies - you are so right! Unbelievably cool!

This is such a splendid time for astronomy.
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