Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a hump day

I'll be closing the Caption Contest Voting Poll in the next day or so — Vote if you haven't yet.

A Romanian (I think) review of Trial of Flowers Powell's | Amazon ]

More crazy logistics from Dark Roasted Blend — Highly entertaining photos, for the most part.

Earth-mass Exoplanets and Their UsesCentauri Dreams with more on exoplanets.

APOD with a stunning photo of a lenticular cloud

Inauguration Day From Space — (Thanks to yourbob.)

Why the Ideological Melting Pot Is Getting So Lumpy — I'm not sure I buy this thesis, partly because there's some serious false equivalency going on in this article, but it's still interesting. (Thanks to lt260.)

Rejecting Bush Era, Reclaiming Values The New York Times on Obama's Inaugural speech. I heard it this way, too, as a strong and relatively detailed refutation of the disastrous missteps of the Bush administration and conservative rule in general.

?otD: Was the walrus Paul?

Body movement: 40 minute ride on stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville

Originally published at jlake.com.

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