Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad, Wednesday edition

Don't miss the new ARC contest — Limericks and haikus.

Weird theme parks — (Thanks to danjite.)

EVOL — A very cool short film. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

Cell phones on the moon? — Not to mention this.

Caffeine: A User's Guide to Getting Optimally Wired — Jolt Cola and chocolate twinkies, baby!

Swimming kangaroos — With a bizarre piece in comments about a shark attack on a kangaroo.

World Wine Map Changing With Climate — Man, even grape vines have a liberal bias. Clearly, conservatives should stick with beer.

Barack's Prosody Problem — In which I learn the word "trochaic". frankwu, are you paying attention? This piece is about another of those intangibles which correlate to electoral success.

When I make love to my wife... — Political snark from Ted Rall. (Thanks to goulo.)

Time in saddle: 18 minutes
Last night's weigh-out: 275
This morning's weigh-in: 273.3
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