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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-05-12 04:49
Subject: [links] Link salad, melange edition
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Tags:contests, culture, health, links, personal, politics, polls, publishing, religion, science, weird
Don't forget to vote for new caption contest — Some funny stuff there.

Portland Literary Tweeps

The Downside of Feedback — Including bonus Star Trek references.

Scrivener's Error with some terrific publishing sausages

What the Duck on reactions to criticism

Man, 30, gives 'birth' to his twin — (Thanks, I think, to danjite.)

The puzzle of superconducting LEDs explained

25 logos with hidden messages Amazing Graphic Designing tricks! — (Snurched from Dark Roasted Blend.)

Christian Mimes — (Thanks to neutronjockey.)

Numbers stations — A Wiki on an old mystery I've heard of before. (Thanks to danjite.)

What was the Mexicans' version of the Alamo attack? — Speaking as a sixth-generation Texan, I have always found the hagiography around the Alamo to be bizarre.

Our awesomeness in numbers — Some statistics on US quality of life. Note the relationship between healthcare spending, infant mortality and life expectancy.

?otD: When in the course of human events?

Body movement: 30 minute ride on stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: 217.0
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville, Engine Summer by John Crowley

Originally published at jlake.com.

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User: ex_camillea
Date: 2009-05-12 18:49 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Push of the Sky
*shakes fist at Jay Lake's virtuosity in the art of distractonomy*
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2009-05-12 19:30 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
:: bows ::
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thecrimsony: Heroes
User: thecrimsony
Date: 2009-05-13 02:49 (UTC)
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From the LED article: And that could be hugely useful for everything from quantum communication to quantum teleportation.

I want my transporters! :D *ducks as someone throws a physics book*
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J.K.Richárd: ONOZ!
User: neutronjockey
Date: 2009-05-14 02:01 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I'm still FREAKING OUT about the mimes man. The mimes. The miiiiiimes...
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