June 5th, 2009

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[links] Link salad prepares to head north

JayCon is tomorrow! Mark your calendars: [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

SF Signal on Green Powell's | Amazon ] — The book is out next Tuesday, for those of you playing along at home.

Grandpa Johnson - the inventor of fat-free bacon — This post from my friend chriswjohnson is funny and touching.

Language Log with far more than you ever wanted to know about the "language gene" in mice

The Display That Watches YouResearchers in Germany have created a display that doubles as a camera. Paging Winston Smith.

Why are kiwis so cheap? — Hahahah.

More Thoughts On Being PC — Ta-Nehisi Coates on himself, race, conservatives and the Sotomayor nomination.

Russia accuses Poland of starting Second World WarRussia has accused Poland of provoking the outbreak of the Second World War by refusing to accede to the "very modest" demands of Nazi Germany. Apparently Putin has Karl Rove and the rest of the GOP team advising him now. This is rank revisionism worthy of any neocon nutter. (Thanks to goulo.)

?otD: What do we cook on Fryday?



6/5/2009
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk (Twin Peaks), 10 minutes of stretching and meditation
This morning's weigh-in: 217.4
Currently reading: The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold; A Long Line of Cells by Lewis Thomas

Originally published at jlake.com.