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Jay Lake
Date: 2013-07-18 08:25
Subject: [links] Link salad may be right, it may be crazy
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Tags:cancer, climate, cool, culture, education, gender, healthcare, law, links, music, nature, personal, politics, race, science, space, tech
Changing The Creepy Guy Narrative — Wow. One person at a time. (Via MF.)

New smart knife for tumor operations "sniffs" out cancer

Kickstarter Campaign Wants to Send Tiny Satellites out of Earth OrbitResearchers have launched a crowdfunding campaign for a propulsion system that could send loaf-sized satellites on interplanetary voyages.

A Low-Tech Mosquito Deterrent — Cool. (Via David Goldman.)

Secret of Bees' Honeycomb Revealed — Also, How honeycombs can build themselves. (Via David Goldman.)

Nikola Tesla’s remote-control boat, and other unpopular inventions

GPS Reveals Hurricane Wind SpeedsGPS signals tell a lot about how fast the wind is blowing during a hurricane.

USDA Requires Magician to Create "Disaster Plan" for His Rabbit — U... wow…

The Haunting Melody of Global Warming

Howard Morgan, Black Off-Duty Cop Shot 28 Times By White Chicago Officers, Faces Sentencing — Nope, no racism here. (Via [info]danjite.)

GOP Lawmaker In Utah Wants To End Compulsory Education In The State — Are you proud of your Republican party?

Dear Republicans. This Is Your Problem. — Charlie Pierce on Liz Cheney's senate run. Except it isn't a GOP problem. The entire country suffers badly from the GOP's toxic dysfunctionality.

QotD?: Am I the lunatic you're looking for?




7/18/2013
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (away from home)
Weight: n/a (away from home)
Number of FEMA troops on my block supplying black kids with Skittles: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg; Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

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asakiyume: turnip lantern
User: asakiyume
Date: 2013-07-18 17:23 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:turnip lantern
You just might be the LOOOOOOOOOnatic I'm looking for. Seriously, every time I hear that song, I marvel at that vowel. LOOOOOOOOOOOOOnatic.

I do love your link salads. I tweeted the one about mosquitoes (while thinking about how it needs electricity, but then emending that thought to, "but hand fans, if you carry around a hand fan, you might accomplish similar... though it wouldn't be the same...") and I read the awesome creeper story to my older daughter, who liked it.

Next break I take, I'll check out honeycombs that build themselves.
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Danny Adams
User: madwriter
Date: 2013-07-18 22:56 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
"GOP Lawmaker In Utah Wants To End Compulsory Education In The State"

Or as my Mrs. renamed it, "The Quickest Way to Change the United States into Mexico".
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