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[links] Link salad is green and crunchy

Lost Jewish tribe 'found in Zimbabwe' — Fascinating.

Is it true every type of animal dropping has its own name? The Straight Dope with your vocabulary lesson for the day.

The Jobs of Yesteryear: Obsolete Occupations — A nifty photo essay from NPR.

The Accident, Part 2 — Another haunting image, from the same incident as yesterday's Shorpy link.

New Rocket Engine Could Reach Mars in 40 Days

Literacy and the sex ratio — Sigh.

Vatican hit by gay sex scandalVatican chorister sacked for allegedly procuring male prostitutes for papal gentleman-in-waiting. Those who live by the sword...

The Dogs Will Eat You Because They Are DogsWhen George W. Bush was wrecking the nation, left wing groups talked in terms of organization for elections or of impeachment. These [right wing] groups talk in terms of armed resistance. Yes, that.

Why health care reform is not a "huge progressive victory"Clearly something has gone terribly wrong since 1965. The ideological barriers against solving national problems through public provision rather than through the logic of profit maximization have increased enormously.

?otD: Do you like pickles?

Writing time yesterday: 4.0 hours
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.5 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 232.8
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 2/10
Currently reading: [between books]

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  • [photos] Your Saturday moment of zen

    Your Saturday moment of zen. Dark side roast, the Star Wars Shop in Aberdeen, WA. Photo © 2012, 2013, Joseph E. Lake, Jr. This work…

  • [photos] Your Friday moment of zen

    Your Friday moment of zen. Swamp tea, the Star Wars Shop in Aberdeen, WA. Photo © 2012, 2013, Joseph E. Lake, Jr. This work by…

  • [links] Link salad flies away again

    Being right or being happy: pilot study — Which kind of reminds me of my “justice versus peace” parable I sometimes tell. (Via David Goldman.)…

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