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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-11-24 06:55
Subject: [links] Link salad for Thanskgiving
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Ranking Exoplanet Habitability

Octopus Walks on Land — I for one welcome our new aquatic overlords.

"Brinicle" - (Antarctica's Underwater Ice Finger Of Death) — (Via [info]willyumtx.)

Pizza Is Not a VegetableBut neither is anything else, really.

Exposing the Cost of Health CareMost Americans don't know what medical procedures cost until after the fact. One startup aims to change that. According to the GOP, we're supposed to be 'wise shoppers' who barter chickens. Nothing to see here citizen, not in the greatest healthcare system in the world. Move along.

Congress Nixes Climate ServiceGOP lawmakers deny NOAA proposal to create central information hub. As usual, conservative ideology trumps rational thought. (Via [info]corwynofamber.)

Who can you believe at GOP debates? — Oooh! Oooh! I know this one!

?otd: Got turkey?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 11.0 (solid sleep plus napping)
Weight: 211.6
Currently (re)reading: Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett

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User: mmegaera
Date: 2011-11-25 01:18 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I buy my own (catastrophic-only) health care coverage. When my PCP was very insistent that I have some tests run, I tried to find out ahead of time how much they would cost. It was impossible.

Can't get through on the phone, and they tell me the billing dept. doesn't have email. Right.
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