Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad and the spiders from Mars

The Accidental Teen Book, vol. 2: Steampunk Style! (with bonus free comic!) — A YA librarian talks about Mainspring Powell's | Amazon thb | Audible ].

autopope on why there is no tipjar

The Muppets do St. Patrick's Day

Internet, Mobile Phones Named Most Important Inventions In response to the shouted-out question, What are some of the greatest inventions of all time?, nearby office workers in a recent informal survey gave the following answers: the wheel, the engine, the ballpoint pen, diapers and the cheese Danish. (Thanks to garyomaha.)

Prospects for Red Dwarf 'Earths' — More skiffy exoplanetary coolness from Centauri Dreams.

?otD: What did Ziggy play?

Body movement: 15 minute isometrics at gym, 40 minute suburban walk
This morning's weigh-in: n/a (travel day)
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville; Watchmen by Alan Moore etc.

Originally published at jlake.com.

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