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[links] Link salad for a Tuesday

dionysus1999 reacts to Mainspring Powell's | Amazon | Audible ]

Frog from hell — New fossil unearthed. (Thanks to frabjouslinz.)

Planet-hunters set for big bounty — Rocky planets may be (relatively) common.

prof_brotherton on English as the unofficial language of science — Interesting read. I'm particularly interested in goulo's comments on this.

Violins and Starships — A rather entertaining blog with some hilarious links. (Thanks to Interrupting Gelastic Jew.)

McCain pulls a fast one with public finance — Maverick Senator John McCain, Mr. Integrity, promised in a binding contract to stay in public financing to repay his campaign loans if he was losing but to drop out of public financing to repay his campaign loans from donations if he was winning. Your Republican Party: where the ethics run good.

Time in saddle: 0 minutes — At hotel, planning to walk extensively at airport this afternoon
Last night's weigh-out: n/a
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Not with me at the airport Currently reading: The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image, by Leonard Shlain Powell's | Amazon ]
Tags: funny, language, links, mainspring, personal, politics, science

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