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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-11-27 07:54
Subject: [links] Link salad gives thanks that it is not a turkey
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Tags:bush depression, cool, links, personal, politics, process, science

Becoming Screen Literate — Visual constructive and the creative process. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

How genes evolve — Some fairly cool stuff, albeit thick reading. Hang on to your ribosomes. (Thanks to lt260.)

Parastic DNA — It’s life, but not as we know it.

Building for the long haulCentauri Dreams with a cool post about the survival of materials in outer space. With nifty photos!

Plumes from Saturn moon may come from liquid water — Mmm. Fountains of paradise. This is an exciting moment in science, between the work on the outer moons and the exoplanetary stuff.

Sweet molecule could lead us to alien life — Sugars in galactic space. For serious. Wow. Bring the Kool-Aid!

How the media talks about torture and the rule of law — (Thanks to chriswjohnson.)

The Extreme and Imaginary Pro-Obama Bias — Your liberal media at work.

Freakonomics asks its readers to explain how mortgages get securitized — Worth reading the comments section pretty carefully, if you’re interested in the root causes of the real estate component of the Bush Depression.

?otD: Why didn’t Bob Marley shoot the deputy?

Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
This morning’s weigh-in: 222.8
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville

Originally published at jlake.com. You can comment here or there.

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User: yourbob
Date: 2008-11-27 19:02 (UTC)
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AofD: Suicide is not an option.
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User: fledgist
Date: 2008-11-27 19:40 (UTC)
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Because the deputy was a good-looking girl, and Bob couldn't resist a good-looking girl.
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