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[links] Link salad celebrates Yuri's Day

Yuri's PlanetAPOD with an image honoring Gagarin.

Gender and the shifting definitions of epic and urban fantasy

A digression on literary categoriesMaking Light (Teresa, actually) on genre categories. A scream.

Would a linguist always grade your writing A+?Language Log on prescriptivism and (essentially) copy editing.

That Noisy Woodpecker Had an Animated Secret — Avant garde art and Woody Woodpecker.

Even Moderate Drinking Increases the Risk for Cancer — Hmmm.

Navy Laser Sets Ship on Fire — The closer on this article is quite something.

Who is to blame for first shot? — It's the Civil War version of "Han shot first!" (Thanks to my Dad.)

Japan mulls raising nuclear crisis to top level

Fukushima Core Failure a Level 7 (the Worst) — Juan Cole on Japan's news and nuclear power in general.

Liberal vs. conservative: Who has better brain? — I'm kind of struggling with this little bit of politiconeuroanatomy. (Via David Goldman.)

Why Education Decreases Religious Faith — More to the point, education honestly presented, not that Liberty University crackerjack box degree stuff.

?otD: Why me, there must be a thousand other guys?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (WRPA, revisions and submittals)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 4.5 hours (solid)
Weight: 248.6
Currently reading: Between books

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