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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-12-18 07:36
Subject: [links] Link salad on the final day of chemo
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Tags:books, climate, culture, escapement, food, gender, links, personal, photos, politics, reviews, science
A catalog of digital thoughts: Escapement — A reader reacts to my second clock punk novel, Escapement.

20 awesome gingerbread creations inspired by sci-fi films and TV — A gingerbread AT-AT? (Via my mom.)

As Permafrost Thaws, Scientists Study the Risks — I don't know why scientists are wasting money gathering realworld data when GOP ideology has already told us the Truth.

Hints of Higgs from the Large Hadron Collider APOD with a mighty cool photo of the LHC.

Dear Congress, It's No Longer OK To Not Know How The Internet Works — SOPA and you. (Via [info]danjite.)

They Call It the Reverse Gender Gap — And so…?

The Ghosts of Watergate — Ah, the politics of resentment.

Iowa newspaper backs Mitt Romney? Weird GOP race gets a little weirder. — The Des Moines Register endorsing Mitt Romney even though Romney has essentially ignored the state? It's just the latest line in a bizarre GOP presidential primary season. I can sure see why conservative voters unhappy with Obama long for a return to Bush-era runaway expansion of Federal powers, massively costly foreign wars and record-setting deficits, but I can only laugh at their inability to find a sufficiently lunatic savior from among their pool of candidates.

?otd: Would you recommend cancer as a hobby?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Hours slept: 10.5 (fitful)
Weight: n/a
Currently (re)reading: Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey

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User: threeoutside
Date: 2011-12-18 17:38 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
"endorsing Mitt Romney even though Romney has essentially ignored the state?"

Well, it kind of makes sense, in that for all of that pack of nefarious idiots, the less you see of them, the more you probably like them.
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