Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad on a bleary Sunday

Don't forget the new caption contest — Another ARC of Escapement Amazon ], as well as an Audible.com gift card, are at stake!

Endeavour to orbit — APOD with a much closer view of the space shuttle night launch that I saw last week

Bonsai gear clock — Mmm. Shiny. :: wants ::

Dollar's plunge pushes eurozone past US"With the euro now trading around 1.56 against the dollar, the size of its annual output (at market value) has exceeded that of the United States," US investment bank Goldman Sachs estimated last week. Your Republican Party, safeguarding America's standing in the world.

Iraq war's cost: Loss of U.S. power, prestige and influenceThanks in part to the Iraq war, the next U.S. president — Republican or Democrat, black or white, man or woman — will take office with America's power, prestige and popularity in decline, according to bipartisan reports, polls and foreign observers. Your Republican Party, safeguarding America's standing in the world. Oh, wait. I already said that. Guess it can't be repeated enough.

Time in saddle: 0 minutes (heavy labor yesterday, hiking today, so I gave it a rest)
Last night's weigh-out: n/a
This morning's weigh-in: 276.0
Currently reading: Field of Fire, by James O. Born Powell's | Amazon ]

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