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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-08-07 03:35
Subject: [links] Link salad for a Montreal Friday
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Early sketch of an illo for an upcoming story of mine — Cool to see it in this stage. And even more goats!.

Make Your Deadlines! — I dunno, I've never seen them as optional.

Trash robots destroy the planet

Symbolic gestures — The National Park Service, pictograms and you. Good stuff on communication and symbology. (Thanks to willyumtx.)

Treasures found in the Gobi desert — Part of a bloody history, as these things so often are. (Thanks to tetar.)

Chemistry in a cone — Ice cream that doesn't melt, and other weirdness. (Via @colleenlindsay's Twitter feed.)

The Puzzle of the Half-Comet, Half-Asteroid

?otD: Ou est Montreal?

Body movement: n/a (traveling, will be walking for an hour later this morning)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a (traveling)
Currently reading: Eight Skilled Gentlemen by Barry Hughart

Originally published at jlake.com.

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User: clovisthecomely
Date: 2009-08-08 00:16 (UTC)
Subject: Re: Symbolic gestures
A fun transculturation for your pictographs.

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