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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-04-24 07:30
Subject: [links] Link salad lays a colored egg
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Tags:culture, food, funny, language, libya, links, personal, photos, science, weird
Vintage Ad for Fat-ten-u Products — Huh?

Bert Untooned — Art Guru James Gurney asks, What would Bert from Sesame Street look like if you kept his cartoon proportions but made him otherwise real?

I foresee that nobody will do anything about this problemLast year a mainstream psychology researcher called Daryl Bem published a competent academic paper, in a well respected journal, showing evidence of precognition. Instead of designing new studies to see whether people could consciously tell you about the future, he ran some classic psychology experiments backwards.

Australian outback time lapse — The night sky in HD.

Exoplanet Aurora as Detection Tool — Oooh cool.

Berbers in Libya — Language, culture and minorities in Gadaffi's Libya.

?otD: Eastercon or Westercon?



4/24/2011
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (convention day)
Body movement: to come
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: Nifft the Lean by Michael Shea

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mlerules: CuMoon pendant w/bee bling
User: mlerules
Date: 2011-04-24 14:35 (UTC)
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Keyword:CuMoon pendant w/bee bling
PaganCon (extra-nekkid ;-)
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scarlettina
User: scarlettina
Date: 2011-04-24 15:37 (UTC)
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The animation of the sky in Australia is breathtaking. I've watched it three times and it's just remarkable.
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Kevin Standlee: Girl Genius
User: kevin_standlee
Date: 2011-04-24 18:17 (UTC)
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Re the QotD: Both!
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oaksylph
User: oaksylph
Date: 2011-04-25 19:50 (UTC)
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Re: "I foresee that nobody will do anything about this problem"

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Re: "I foresee that nobody will do anything about this problem"

<choir preachin'>Science and celebrity: they need an emulsifier that current media don't provide without strong editorship. You know, the kind that makes ethical decisions about what the public need to know, not just sales calls.

Until then, media put science down the same garden path as celebrity, where "nobody knows you / when you're down and out."</choir preachin'>
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