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[links] Link salad looks up to see what's coming down

A New Novelette by Mary Robinette Kowal Just Posted at Subterranean Online — "Water to Wine", from METAtropolis: Cascadia, in which I had a small hand.

Teaching, the most important professionAn average high school graduate has spent 10,000 hours at school in the company of 20 teachers. It's no wonder almost everyone has a story about a teacher who changed his or her life.

Ever wondered why Mars is red? — Nukes on Mars?

The Milky Way Over Tenerife

Genetically modified cows produce 'human' milk

German Press Corps Can't Handle Government's Switch to Announcements via Twitter

States of educational decayYou know what happens when you cut education in your state? Businesses may start to leave. It's interesting to see the blatant anti-science, anti-education, anti-reality platform of the conservative movement finally generating some observable real world consequences. Sad, but interesting.

Donald Trump Gets Weirder — Heh.

RNC thinks gays shouldn't be permitted to visit their partners' death bed — Are you proud of your Republican Party?

MONTANA: House Blocks Bill To Decriminalize Homosexuality — Because in these troubled times, this is precisely what the Republican party should be most focused on — government intrusion into private life and marginalization of minorities. Core conservative values, demonstrably so.

?otD: Hot air balloon or dirigible?

Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (revisions, submittals, WRPA)
Body movement: 70 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: Between books

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