Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
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[links] Link salad is same as it ever was

Don't forget to vote in the latest contest for an ARC of Green Amazon ]

An audio version of my short story "Jesus and the Cowboys" is up at Starship Sofa

Neanderthal Genome UnraveledBut the researchers confirmed that the ancient hominid did share with us the only gene known to be implicated in speech and language, FoxP2... Wow.

Periodic Table of the Elephants — (Thanks to safewrite.)

PHOTO IN THE NEWS: Koala Rescued From Australia Fires — (Thanks to chriswjohnson.)

The Pink Gorilla Suit — Or, why being a cop can suck. (Thanks to danjite.)

From the 2009-02-12 Senate calendarAt 11:30am there will be a ceremony honoring the 200th anniversary of the birth of President Abraham Lincoln in the Capitol rotunda. Really? He was born there?

Obama's Legislative Victory Comes at High Cost — Karl Rove on Obama's governing style: House Republicans had the wisdom to continue to talk to the Obama White House. This made them look gracious, even as the president edged toward a "my way or the highway" attitude. Um... um... um... um... um...

?otD: My God...what have I done?




2/13/2009
Body movement: 50 minute stationary bike ride
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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