Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad celebrates Veteran's Day

Mike Brotherton is grumpy about NaNoWriMo — With links to other doubters.

First, You Put an Airship on the Cover — Ah, art.

WISE: First Ultra-cool Brown Dwarf — More interesting brown dwarf stuff from Centauri Dreams. Oven-hot stars, indeed. (For those playing along at home, brown dwarfs figure prominently in Sunspin.)

Twinkie Diet Vs. Vegetarian: Which Is Better for You? — Umm... This must be about calorie restriction.

Scientists discover unknown lizard species at lunch buffet — The headline alone is worth it...

An ode to the many evolved virtues of human semen — A seminal article. Both hilarious and thought-provoking. (Thanks, I think, to David Goldman.)

Dick Bombstongodeon on the new TSA pat-down rules.

The Campaign Against Mean People — Ta-Nehisi Coates on the difference between bullying and gay-bashing.

Energy and science in America are in big, big trouble — More Republican thought leadership. Confidential to conservatives in America: Aren't you the least bit embarrassed? Is your political agenda really worth this kind of dismantling of American innovation and scientific leadership?

$25 Billion in Cuts, if the Math WorkedNote to the incoming Republican majority in the House: Eliminating government programs that do not exist does not save money. Even more conservative thought leadership! We really are getting the Congress we deserve, aren't we?

?otD: Shaken or stirred?

Writing time yesterday: 1.75 hours (3,500 new words, to 46,500 words on Kalimpura)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (interrupted)
This morning's weigh-in: 244.4
Yesterday's chemo/post-op stress index: 2/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently reading: Between books

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