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Jay Lake
Date: 2010-12-20 05:06
Subject: [links] Link salad has done all its Christmas shopping
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Help: Researching Year's Bests and Online Venue Representation — Sean Wallace is crunching numbers. Check it out, and see what you can offer.

xkcd on illness — Yeah, this.

The United States of AutocompleteStrange Maps is a little stranger than usual.

The day Niagara Falls ran dry — Cool photos from a 1969 engineering project. (Thanks to danjite.)

A lunar eclipse Monday night — Check the weather in your area, as this will be viewable across North America, skies permitting.

A New Enemies ListScrivener's Error is cranky about the Senate's weekend DADT vote. (With reason.) Though Senator Manchin (D-WV) certainly deserves a dishonorable mention as well for his particular profile in courage.

?otD: What's the toughest thing you've ever had to let go of?




12/20/2010
Writing time yesterday: 2.5 hours (revision work)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 248.8
Currently reading: Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban

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Larry Sanderson: Snow Lantern
User: lsanderson
Date: 2010-12-20 13:52 (UTC)
Subject: Here's one you might like
Keyword:Snow Lantern


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo&feature=player_embedded
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They Didn't Ask Me: rolling-stone-boat-2
User: dr_phil_physics
Date: 2010-12-20 17:33 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:rolling-stone-boat-2
I grew up an hour from Niagara Falls for my first ten years. Then we moved away in November 1968 -- and I missed seeing the American Falls turned off. (sad grin)

Dr. Phil
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madrobins
User: madrobins
Date: 2010-12-20 17:59 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Can I just say that what I assume to have been a typo in the Scrivener's Error post gave me the best visual I've had today?

I'm talking about John McCain, "a squid fighter pilot during the draft era." Too bad the squid lost.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2010-12-20 18:04 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
"Squid", I believe, is the way Air Force guys refer to Navy guys...
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Danny Adams
User: madwriter
Date: 2010-12-20 19:39 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I doubt such a beast exists, but I'd love to see a film of the water rushing back out over Niagara Falls.
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