Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad stares down the barrel of another week

Doing the hard work - fitness and writing — Though provoking stuff, especially for those just starting in as novelists.

Harlan Ellison vs. Hitler — ZOMG this is funny and bizarre.

The Real American Pie — Being the true and accurate history of mincemeat pie. Also, funny as hell.

20 Awesomely Untranslatable Words from Around the World — "Jayus" is the cool one. (Thanks to Blake Hutchins.)

The animal world has its junkies too — Reindeer getting high. (Via lt260.)

The Year's Best Tech ProductsA roundup of the most significant technologies to come to market in 2010. It sort of amazes me how many of these I haven't heard of or don't want. Must be getting old.

The Almighty Dollar — Correlating professed religious belief and income tiers. (Via danjite.)

Don't spin the Civil WarThe Civil War is about to loom very large in the popular memory. We would do well to be candid about its causes and not allow the distortions of contemporary politics or long-standing myths to cloud our understanding of why the nation fell apart. Why not? Lying works so in politics.

?otD: When was Leo G. Carroll over a barrel?

Writing time yesterday: 4.0 hours (Sunspin outline development, a bit more WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.5 hours (solid)
Weight: 247.8
Currently reading: Between books

Tags: culture, food, funny, language, links, personal, politics, process, religion, science, tech, videos

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