May 3rd, 2009

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[links] Link salad thinks it might be awake

Here's the voting poll for the panda caption contest — I'll declare a winner on Monday, so get your vote in now.

Review of some of Clarkesworld's audiocasts — Including some love for "Rolling Steel" by calendula_witch and me.

Peering into North Korea — Photos of the hermit kingdom. (Snurched from Dark Roasted Blend.)

Australian 3rd Brigade and their Kangaroo mascot in Egypt in 1915 — This photo will bend your head a little.

Mexico swine flu deaths ebb - but caution urged

Top Republicans kick off campaign to reshape their party's image — Money shot: Mitt Romney saying, "We are the party of the revolutionaries, they [Democrats] are the party of the monarchists." This from the party whose last three presidents have been Reagan and the Bushes father and son. How can a Republican come out with something like that without simply dying of laughter? Or is Romney (and the GOP) so cretinous that they actually believe that stuff?

?otD: What's your favorite color? Provide examples.



5/3/2009
Body movement: walking later today
This morning's weigh-in: n/a (traveling)
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville, Julian Comstock by Robert Charles Wilson


Originally published at jlake.com.