September 26th, 2008


[links] Link salad for a Seattle Friday

Longer lasting artificial eyes — Cool stuff for the cyborg in your near-future SF.

The methane time bomb — (Nicked from james_nicoll.)

And Now, the Biggest Question in the Universe — 42, dude. (Thanks to lt260.)

Eternal sunshine of the spotless moon — A place on Luna where the sun never sets. No Union Jack there, however.

Palin’s foreign policy cred on Russia — “Palin … also stopped sending representatives to Northern Forum’s annual meetings, including one last year for regional governors held in the heart of Russia’s oil territory. ‘It was an opportunity for the Alaska governor to take a delegation of business leaders to the largest oil-producing region in Russia, and she would have been shaking hands with major leaders in Russia.’” I guess she was against it before she was for it.

Body movement: 65 minute suburban walk
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: n/a

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[politics] Enter Sartre, pursued by bears

Iran is an “existential threat” to the United States Israel?


Senator McCain, there’s a Mr. Inigo Montoya here to see you.

ETA: As several folks have pointed out in comments, apparently this is a legitimate use of the word. Perhaps a poor stylistic choice, but not flat out wrong. It still cracked me up bad.

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