Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a Veteran's Day

"Nonexistent" Flying Fox Discovered"When we first arrived on Mindoro, a local resident that we hired as a guide described the bat to me in great detail, and he asked me what it was called," Esselstyn said.

"I politely told him that there was no such bat. I was wrong."

(Thanks to chriswjohnson.)

"I'm not going to think about her" — A video tale of mere existence. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

Get Fuzzy reaches a new height of weirdness

Marylin Manson's "Tainted Love" — Once more with the videos, not especially work safe. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

BobAsh Road Tests the 1965 Tatra 603 — Redefining cool. (Thanks to danjite.)

A radio studio control room in British Mandate Palestine between 1934 and 1939 — The Golden Age of Wireless, courtesy of the indefatigable Shorpy. I think all writers' offices should look like this.

matociquala is wise on urban fantasy — But seriously. Low fantasy?

"See Spot run." — For you grammar geeks and/or Unitarians out there.

US Internet control lead topic in Rio — Since BushCheney has succeeded in making us a pariah nation, I guess we can expect more of this kind of push back. I hated schoolyard bullies when I was a kid. I hate them even more when my country is made into one.

Everyday diplomacygaryomaha sent me this a couple of days ago and I bobbled it. I agree with him, it's profoundly disturbing. This is not America, not what we meant to be or think we are. If you're not proud of this, what are you doing about it?
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