Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad in the laneways

A rather thorough report on my Au Contraire writing workshop

Vintage ad: Universal Food Chopper, from 1890s

Nasruddin and Road Rage — A Sufi teaching story that touches on how we drive.

Microwave-Powered Rocket Ascends without FuelA scale model is further proof that beamed-energy propulsion works. Shades of Project Orion?

Is Believing In God Evolutionarily Advantageous? — Hmm. (Via garyomaha.)

Hitchens Replies With Wit and LogicChristopher Hitchens has a new piece at Vanity Fair about his fight against cancer and the craziness it is inspiring in others. He cites this blog post by one of the righteous...

Noted anti-global-warming scientist reverses course — The liberal conspiracy claims another victim, thanks to those pesky facts biased against conservative beliefs.

Republican Runs Street People on Green Ticket — This is how you run elections when you're a morally and intellectually bankrupt party. If Republican ideas and policies could stand on their own, this stuff wouldn't be needed. Are you proud of your Republican party?

?otD: Have you ever seen a wallaby?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (AussieCon 4)
Body movement: tourism walking to come
Hours slept: 9.25 (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 3/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy)
Currently (re)reading: The Judas Rose by Suzette Haden Elgin

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