Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad is still alive

daveraines with a rather detailed theological analysis of Mainspring Powell's | Amazon thb | Audible ]

Best cake EVAR — (Thanks to squirrel_monkey.)

"Silence on the Savannah!" On Bickerton's Yodeling Australopithecines and Missing the Point of Musical Protolanguage — That might be my favorite blog post title of the year so far. Interesting post, too. And wouldn't "Yodeling Australopithecines" be a great name for a rock band?

Change Blindness — (Thanks to willyumtx.)

First liquid water may have been spotted on Mars — (Snurched from alexirvine.)

'Arctic unicorns' in icy display — (Thanks to lt260.)

US Navy to remodel Hitler's San Diego bunker — Weird. (Thanks to goulo.)

farmgirl1146 with Louisiana gov turns down stimulus money — Actually, I have to give Governor Jindal some credit here. He's utterly wrong-headed, but unlike the usual M.O. for the GOP, he's not being a hypocrite. Unlike, say, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, whom I caught on an airport television yesterday trying to explain why a) he was taking the stimulus money but b) the Democrats were evil spendthrift liberals for giving it to him.

Freakonomics talks to thugz about the bailout — This promises to be pretty funny, and thought provoking at the same time.

?otD: Do I deserve to be? Is that the question?

Body movement: 45 minute ride on stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: 219.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville

Originally published at jlake.com.

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