Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad chills in its own private Idaho

Free the Princess reviews Mainspring

Dan Dos Santos nominated for a Chesley Award for the cover of my book Green — Go Dan!

Dead Ox Flat: 1939 — A photo from Malheur County, Oregon. If you have any French, you'll appreciate the name.

Face in Space — Ok, this is cool.

Scientists Find 5,500-Year-Old Preserved Shoe In Cave — So that's what I did with it...

The Secret Powers of Time — How people perceive, and live inside their perceptions, of time. Not sure the religious angle is utterly helpful, and there's definitely a "oi these kids today" angle, but still interesting. (Via Freakonomics.)

Teachers have a right to free speech, too — Intolerance of diversity has become a bit of a personal issue for me in the last year or so, therefore this story strikes home in more ways than the obvious.

SMBC on Britain's treatment of Alan Turing

Non Sequitur twits the Tea Party again — And nicely so.

Hispanics flee Arizona ahead of immigration law — Move along, citizen. Nothing to see here.

Saudi Clerics Advocate Adult Breast-FeedingUnlawful mixing between the sexes is taken very seriously in Saudi Arabia. In March 2009, a 75-year-old Syrian widow, Khamisa Mohammed Sawadi, living in the city of Al-Chamil, was given 40 lashes and sentenced to six months in prison after the religious police learned that two men who were not related to her were in her house, delivering bread to her. And people wonder why I'm an atheist. (Thanks, I think, to danjite.)

George W. Bush, Torture President — I am shocked, shocked to find gambling going on here. Also, this just in: sun rises in east.

?otD: Do you have your own private time zone?

Writing time yesterday: n/a (chemo exhaustion)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.5 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 227.2
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 7/10 (sleepless night)
Currently (re)reading: The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett

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