Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad is ragged

What Makes a Good Review? — Andrew Wheeler on the fine art of reviewing.

Visual aid for the final serial comma — Hilarious. (From Language Log, also tipped to me by [info]corwynofamber.)

Gamers, Not Scientists, Solve AIDS Enzyme Puzzle

Nanotube Cables Hit a Milestone: As Good as CopperResearchers achieve a goal they’ve been after since the 1980s—the advance could make cars and airplanes lighter, and renewable energy more practical.

Pop Kola, Kolorized: 1939 — An interesting photo, to say the least, from Shorpy.

Paint Creek, the Town Perry Left Behind — The rest of us should be so lucky.

Pennsylvania’s Department of State denies inmate’s request for a copy of the state constitution — Wow. Just wow. Read the article, the reasoning is inane. (Thanks to [info]danjite.)

Sarah Palin, Glen Rice, And The Fleeting “Who Cares?” Standard — I couldn’t care less about Palin’s sexual history as a private person. I care a great deal about her significant political role in a party that makes it a core political objectie to monitor and deny the same right of sexual privacy to her fellow Americans, in the interests of stirring votes among the bigoted and foolish under the pretense of morality. Hypocrisy much?

Let’s Talk About Death — GOP, it’s your brand.

?otD: I got nothing.

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (ill from chemo side effects)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.5 hours (severely interrupted, plus napping)
Weight: 217.6
Currently reading: Matter by Iain M. Banks

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