Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad reaches the end of a tiring week

A reader reacts to Green — Somewhat with the liking.

Anthologizing: The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities — A review with kind words about my story therein.

Subterranean Chronicles — A cool new Web comic.

IQ changes in teens as brain changes, study finds — Heh. Anybody with a teen in the house could have told you this.

Old American theory is ‘speared’An ancient bone with a projectile point lodged within it appears to up-end – once and for all – a long-held idea of how the Americas were first populated. I don’t pretend to understand the politics of Clovis vs pre-Clovis North American anthropology, but I know they’ve been weird for years.

Worm Offspring Inherit Longevity Even without the GenesWorms given life-span-enhancing mutations produce offspring that lack the responsible genes but live longer anyway. Welcome to epigenetics.

A skeptical physicist ends up confirming climate data — Oops. A Koch-sponsored study seeking to overturn climate change data confirms it. Darn those facts biased against the conservative position. (Via [info]danjite.)

Revealed – the capitalist network that runs the world — The real Illuminati. (Via [info]danjite.)

Misportraying the Occupy Wall Street Protesters — Some Democratic political idiocy for a change. Tools.

Occupy Wall Street Demographic Survey Results Will Surprise You

Cain: ‘If You Don’t Have A Job And You Are Not Rich, Blame Yourself!’ — Ah, compassionate conservatism. It’s views like this that ensure I’ll never be a conservative. I believe in compassion and opportunity, unlike citizen Cain and the millions in the GOP base who applaud sentiments like this. Are you proud of your Republican party?

The orange standard — Sheer political lunacy of a delightful sort. Paging Herman “9-9-9″ Cain to the produce section. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)

‘They’ve turned the world inside out’ — Some sobering analysis of Republican obstructionism on the president’s jobs bill. The saddest part is how routine this insanity has become.

?otD: What’s on your Friday plate?

Writing time yesterday: 0.5 hours (some WRPA despite chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.5 hours (interrupted)
Weight: 216.2
Currently reading: Snuff by Terry Pratchett

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