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[links] Link salad comes home

A review of The River Knows Its Own Wheatland Press | Amazon ]

Frozen remains of WWII airman identified

An Unlikely Map of 'A Better Sky' — A misguided effort to rename the constellations. Amusingly weird.

Regret the Error — A blog of (sometimes) amusing or curious newspaper retractions.

Self-Experimenters Step Up for Science — Do-it-yourself science with a sample size of one.

Happiness Is In The Genes, Say Scottish Scientists — Hmmm.

Chicago Tunnel Company Railroad — Weird, cool lost tech. More here, from 1929. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

A World Without Trucks — Pipelines for physical goods. Related to the old pneumatic postal systems. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

The Big Book Of Lesbian Horse Stories — (Thanks to danjite.)

Special rights for religious idiots — Yeah, baby. This is why we need religious values in politics! To make our children stupider!

"Militant Unitarians" — An interesting comment about the ongoing Christianist fantasies concerning the alleged religious beliefs of the nation's Founders.

HUD E-Mails Refer to Retaliation — If you still labor under the delusion that the GOP stands for ethical government, probably you don't want to read this link.

Time in saddle: 0 minutes (caught up on sleep instead)
Last night's weigh-out: n/a
This morning's weigh-in: 279.1
Currently reading: Field of Fire, by James O. Born Powell's | Amazon ]

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