Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad wanders into summer

Some favorable reviews of the Polish edition of Trial of Flowers: [ QFant | Fantasta | Ksizki Polter ] — Courtesy of my Polish translator.

The Sun Is the Best Optometrist — So that's why I drive a ragtop... (Via David Goldman.)

Robot Hand Design — This is cool.

Star Found Shooting Water "Bullets"Stellar sprinklers may help irrigate cosmos, study suggests. Huh? What?

A Feat of Engineering That Doubles as a Home — I've been on dates like that. (Thanks to Dad.)

Living the Good Lie — Therapists who help gay and lesbian clients stay in the closet. Hmm...

Shame Of America: Desperate Man Robs Store For One Dollar In Order To Go To Jail To Get Health Coverage — Best healthcare system in the world. Ask any Republican. (Via [info]willyumtx.)

Two more pundits who don't count — More on the irrational and counterfactual pundit obsession with politicians and personal pronouns. Seriously. Yes, these comments are made by adults with ready access to objective information that disprove their assertions.

Tory MEPs defy David Cameron over greenhouse gas targets — Though this seems to be based on an issue of economic policy (ie, something that liberal-progressives and conservatives can and probably should disagree over), it's worth noting that conservatives in the UK are also anti-science loons. What is it with you guys and reality?

For Press, Secession No Longer Campaign "Roadblock" For Gov. Rick Perry — Ah, yes. Conservatives and their deep reverence for the Constitution.

?otD: Do you remember the summer of '69?

Writing time yesterday: 2.0 hours (Kalimpura revisions, WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 5.75 hours (solid)
Weight: 229.8
Currently (re)reading: A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin

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