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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-11-07 07:37
Subject: [links] Link salad wanders into the weekend, idly scratching
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RULES OF SEDUCTION: writing the opposite sex — Justine Musk on character.

English, Jack — A blog for you really high end grammar geeks.

Articulated Railroad Car: 1935 — Another quite cool patent drawing.

The Fairey Rotodyne — This looks to me like some crazed Soviet project. Would you fly in it?

APOD with an image of Stickney Crater on Phobos

The Gravitational Lens and Communications — Some serious Big Idea science from Centauri Dreams.

?otD: What age is this the dawning of, anyway?

Body movement: 2 hour, 15 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 5.5
This morning's weigh-in: 231.2
Currently reading: The Jade Man's Skin by Daniel Fox

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Chris McKitterick: galaxy M51
User: mckitterick
Date: 2009-11-08 02:16 (UTC)
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Keyword:galaxy M51
Lots of great stuff here today, Jay. The Phobos photo is AMAZING. That grav-lens comm system really gets one thinking. And, sure, I'd fly in that Fairey Rotodyne. After it completed a few thousand hours of testing.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2009-11-08 02:30 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Yes, that grav lensing thing definitely falls in the Very Big Idea category... wow...
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shelly_rae: Rae in the Sunshine
User: shelly_rae
Date: 2009-11-09 05:16 (UTC)
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Keyword:Rae in the Sunshine
It's still the dawning of the age of Aquarius. We take a long time to get out of bed and then we just get right back in again.
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