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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-11-12 05:40
Subject: [links] Link salad, mostly science edition
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Tags:art, books, calendula, cancer, cool, culture, green, links, movies, music, personal, reviews, sale, science, stories, tech, weird
Call for masks — A way of sticking it to my cancer.

Interzone 225 ToC announced — With a novelette by calendula_witch and me. Also, she and I have sold a flash piece to Electric Velocipede.

A reader reacts to Green — At the bottom of their summary of recent reading. Some very nice things said.

Early 1970s ad for After Six men's fashions — My eyes! My eyes! Augh!

Google and realtime search"There were five exabytes of information generated from the dawn of mankind to the year 2003," he said. "That amount of information is now generated every two days." Wow.

Mimicking the Building Prowess of NatureScientists build new materials using inspiration from complex biological forms. Some wild photos, and really neat materials science here.

Humanoid dinosaurs? Maybe not so much. — Some arguments about evolutionary paths from Tetrapod Zoology.

Mini ice age took hold of Europe in months — Something to think about in these days of climate change risk.

Why did HAL sing "Daisy"? — Fascinating. (Snurched from the Twitter feed of @jstephenyork.)

?otD: Why was the band on the run?



11/12/2009
Body movement: 55 minute urban walk (airport infrastructure!)
Hours slept: 5.75
This morning's weigh-in: n/a (traveling)
Currently reading: The Jade Man's Skin by Daniel Fox

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Bob
User: yourbob
Date: 2009-11-12 17:11 (UTC)
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AotD: more beer.
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sdn
User: sdn
Date: 2009-11-12 18:24 (UTC)
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i find it hard to believe that mr. hawaiian shirt is blinded by that ad. :)
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User: mmegaera
Date: 2009-11-13 00:42 (UTC)
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Keyword:crayons
My then-boyfriend wore a powder blue tux to our senior prom in 1977...
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