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Jay Lake
Date: 2010-06-08 05:08
Subject: [links] Link salad mutters gabba gabba hey
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Tags:books, cancer, cool, ebooks, gravity, healthcare, history, links, personal, photos, politics, process, publishing, race, science
Punking Fiction Part 1: Steampunk Reading List — A rather nifty overview.

E-Books Rock, But Will They Rule? — More industry analysis. (Thanks to scarlettina.)

arcaedia very kindly picks up my note about The Specific Gravity of Grief

The Pleasures of Imagination — A rather nifty article on imaginary friends, fiction and more. (Thanks to seventorches.)

“USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) tests her washdown system during sea trials off the Virginia Capes, June 24, 1998” — rathr strange photo of an aircraft carrier from x planes.

Cancer guardian found playing a role in sex — (Thanks to shelly_rae.)

Genetic Testing Can Change BehaviorPreliminary evidence suggests people respond more strongly to genetic risk. Slightly misleading headline, interesting story.

'Roman gladiators' link to York skeleton find — Ah, history.

Has life on Titan been discovered? No. — Evidence, proof and exobiology from our friends at Centauri Dreams.

On the Sanctity of Marriage — Ta-Nehisi Coates with a heart-rending letter between former slaves spouses in the post-Civil War era.

Texas textbooks and the truth about the ConfederacyTexas is right: We should teach kids about Jefferson Davis and the Confederacy. But let's tell the whole story. Speaking of political and racial idiocy...

?otD: Would you have your genome sequenced? Why or why not?

Writing time yesterday: n/a (chemo exhaustion)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: none (irregular hypnagogic state for about nine hours)
This morning's weigh-in: 228.2
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 9/10 (on the pump)
Currently (re)reading: Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett

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Kenneth Mark Hoover
User: kmarkhoover
Date: 2010-06-08 16:42 (UTC)
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That's a fantastic pic of the carrier. I didn't know they had a wash down system like that. Cool.
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Max Kaehn: Science!
User: slothman
Date: 2010-06-08 17:31 (UTC)
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If the cost were low enough, I would certainly have my genome sequenced; it would be good to know all the little quirks that might have implications for how to treat my body to keep it healthy.
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User: mmegaera
Date: 2010-06-09 00:06 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Back a couple of years ago when they were trying to figure out something that was wrong with me, they ran some genetic tests, and I found out I was a mutant [g]. It was a minor, benign mutation, but still...

I wanted to go tell Miles Vorkosigan, for some strange reason.
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