Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
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[links] Link salad for a Thursday

A limited time electronic release of my Alembical [ Paper Golem | Amazon ]novella, "America, Such as She Is" [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

Post-Weird Thoughts likes a couple of my stories — Hmm. Maybe I should have put "The God-Clown Is Near" on my awards rec list.

The Art of the Short Storytruepenny is wise.

The Recently Deflowered Girl — Um, wow. More or less work-safe. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

Freakonomics on the public library renaissance — Specifically as a response to the decline of media sales in books, movies, etc.

45 Vintage 'Space Age' Illustrations — Mmm. Tasty. (Snurched from Drawn!.)

Watching the Growth of Walmart Across America — An animated map of Walmart's expansion. Interesting presentation. (Thanks to ericreynolds and several others.)

Climate and the Spotless Sun — More on climate change, this time in connection to the sunspot cycle. (Thanks to safewrite.)

Black holes 'preceded galaxies' — Some interesting astronomy here. (Thanks to my brother.)

One World, Many Minds: Intelligence in the Animal Kingdom — The brains of, well, everything. (Thanks to lt260.)

?otD: Is vermiculite really made of worms?




1/8/2009
Body movement: 40 minute ride on the stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: 222.6
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville


Originally published at jlake.com.

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