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[links] Link salad wonders about choirs of clouds

SF Airshow — This is some serious cool.

Jiffy Lube: 1904 — Steam locomotive pr0n from Shorpy. Mmmm.

Save Your Eyes: Use Your Goggles — Steampunk before steampunk was cool. Like 1936.

Wondermark on the difference between engineering and math

The dreaded vuvuzela claims its first victim — Soon they will stalk the night, their flat-toned hunting calls striking terror everywhere.

Why We Dream: Real Reasons Revealed — (Snurched from io9.com.)

Trees, Sky, Galactic Eye — This APOD photo functions on so many levels...

Handing Out The Car KeysThe Edge of the American West on WASPS, privilege and wisdom. Um, yeah.

The Thing About Dave, Cont. — Ta-Nehisi Coates with more on Dave Weigel. I was struck by this bit, near the end: It's fun to be mean, and it makes your side howl--and sometimes it's even necessary. But my game is as follows--stating my opinions directly, clearly and without equivocation and without undue malice. That's pretty much what I was getting at in my post a while back on kindness in discourse. [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ] Also, if you're interested Ed Brayton and Keith Olbermann on the same topic.

?otD: Do you really want to go to heaven?



6/29/2010
Writing time yesterday: n/a
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.0 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 225.4
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 6/10 (GI follies)
Currently (re)reading: Children of Dune by Frank Herbert

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