Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad kicks back at home

Return of the caption contest. Now with pandas! [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

Vintage sexist ads — Um, wow. (Thanks to tetar.)

Yes, Virginia, there is such a thing as bad pizza

Asteroid deflection by tetherCentauri Dreams is interesting again.

Nanotubes come into fashionTechnology Review with more fascinating materials science.

Moon and morning starAPOD photography coolness.

The Chinese Character - no simple matter — Nuances and politics behind the debate over simplified Chinese character. Language neepery with a dose of politics.

The Edge of the American West on the evils of vegetarianism — From their series on the Boxer Rebellion. Something seems to have been lost in translation from the original Klingon.

The revenge of geography — A lengthy piece on geopolitics from Foreign Policy. Well worth the read if you're interested in that sort of thing.

The Republican Party Has Lost Its Way — A brief squib contrasting the teabaggers' objections to Obama with their silence on Bush.

?otD: Why me? There must be a thousand other guys.

Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
This morning's weigh-in: 218.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville; The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen

Originally published at jlake.com.

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