Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a busy Sunday

World Names Profiler — More specifically, European names. Still, interesting stuff. (Thanks to my Dad.)

O, chocolate, where is thy sting? — Hershey’s pulls a fast one. (Thanks to danjite.)

Rats sniff out the new cat on the block — Wow, this is cool. (Thanks to mikigarrison.)

Hit by a particle accelerator beam — A modern-day Phineas Gage.

Ike Uncovers Mystery Ship on Ala. Coast — This is kind of cool.

Oldest ice in North America ‘more resistant to climate change than thought’ — Quick! Call off the global warming hoax! We’re busted! (Thanks to lt260.)

Language Log on McCain on Spain — Some cool linguistics neepery concerning McCain’s recent, very public confusion on the leadership (and location) of Spain.

Are you a born conservative (or liberal)? — Um, ok. Though it would explain a lot. (Thanks to lt260.)

Doonesbury on the GOPAC memo — I haven’t thought about this for a long time. There really was a defining moment in the rise of the politics of hate, and it came straight out of the heart of Conservative America. If you haven’t read the GOPAC memo, go check it out.

Body movement: 90 minute suburban walk
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 233.0
Currently reading: FenCon workshop manuscripts

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Tags: language, links, personal, politics, science

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