Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad wishes me a happy birthday

The Steampunk Bible Tour - Seattle — What I'll be doing this evening at 7 pm.

Google Maps currently has I-84 in Portland labeled as Quebec Route 366 — Huh?

Scientists Trapped Antimatter Atoms for 1,000 Seconds

Why This E. Coli Outbreak Has Me ScaredIt is still the early days in the outbreak but as a science journalist, I have three main questions for which I would really like to find a few answers. (Via David Goldman.)

Actually, that's not in the Bible[P]eople prefer knowing biblical passages that reinforce their pre-existing beliefs, a Bible professor says. "Most people who profess a deep love of the Bible have never actually read the book," says Rabbi Rami Shapiro. Yes, for Christianists, it's very handy to have their bigotries and prejudices confirmed by such a legitimate source. Also, this just in, sun rises in east. (Thanks to [info]shsilver.)

A Warming Planet Struggles to Feed Itself — There goes reality with its liberal bias again. Good thing American conservatives sneer at the reality-based community.

Our Fantasy Nation? — Pakistan as a Republican utopia.

?otD: It's my birthday. When's yours?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (Post-JayCon activities, plus travel to Seattle)
Body movement: 30-minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.75 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently (re)reading: A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

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