Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad listens to Pearl Jam

Don’t forget the voting poll for the Post-Novel Ennui Contest [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ], here. Vote early, vote often, influence your friends!

Jonathan Strahan on World Fantasy — What he said.

Centauri Dreams talks about the New Scientist article on the future of science fiction — “I’ve long believed that science fiction is less predictive than diagnostic.”

Vintagraph with the world’s best BBQ stand — I want one of these in my neighborhood.

Exploring Old Rome Without Air (or Time) Travel — Google Earth access to Constantine’s Rome. (Thanks to my Dad.)

How rocks evolve — Or how rocks were intelligently designed, if you have a room temperature IQ and an unduly credulous nature. (Thanks to lt260.)

Viewpoint: Bad case of Baghdadophobia — An Iraqi employee of BBC talks about life in Baghdad. I wish every conservative in America would read this, except I don’t suppose they would believe it anyway.

Question of the Day: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could operate a Madill model 1800 log loader?

Editorial note: This blog is now open to suggestions for Question of the Day. Prizes may be forthcoming.

Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
This morning’s weigh-in: 222.2
Currently reading: Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett

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