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[links] Link salad continues to chill in Austin

Fantasy Friday – Mainspring — A reader reacts, not so much with the liking.

How Much is a Dragon Worth?Forbes calculates the value of Smaug's hoard. (Via @MaryRobinette.)

Bristol Type 170 Freighter, Beaverlodge Lake, Canada — An evocative abandoned aircraft photo from x planes.

Buildings Made with a PrinterA novel approach to design and construction could save materials and energy, and create unusually beautiful structures.

The Evolution of PrejudiceScientists see the beginnings of racism in monkeys. (Thanks to David Goldman.)

At Particle Lab, a Tantalizing Glimpse Has Physicists Holding Their Breaths

How Richard Feynman Thought

A (very) smart kid and a solid theoryBad Astronomy on Jacob Barnett and the theory of relativity.

Civil unions take a step forward in DelawareSlacktivist with a fascinating discussion of the allegedly Bible-based view of opposition to gay rights.

?otD: Have you ever eaten chicken fried bacon?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (sekrit projekt, WRPA and 800 words on a new short piece)
Body movement: 55 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: Black Blade Blues book 3 (as yet untitled), J.A. Pitts

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