Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad, melange edition

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?



5/12/2009
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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