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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-05-04 02:57
Subject: [links] Link salad has a city in its mind
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Genre Kryptonite: Unusual Dystopias

Are eReaders Really Green? — (Snurched from Andrew Wheeler.)

Bellevue's Stella's nets 'best burger' title — This is where I ate this past Monday.

Zombie-ant parasitic fungus kept in check by hyperparasitic fungusAnt colonies are protected against brain-manipulating parasitic fungi by another fungus.

Blond hair evolved separately in Europe and the South Pacific

The oldest living thing on Earth is 6,000 tons of grass — Cool. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)

Mars Opportunity rover reaches Endeavour crater, finds signs of ancient Martian water

Bringing an Asteroid to Lunar Orbit

Fermi Epicycles: The Vela Pulsar's Path — A very cool image from APOD. The written explanation is just as cool.

Greenland glaciers speed up, swelling rising seas — Amazing how Al Gore has managed to get even the glaciers to go along with his crazy liberal global warming conspiracy. Rush Limbaugh to the ice cap, stat!

?otd: Will you come along and take that ride?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (2,600 words on Their Currents Turn Awry)
Body movement: n/a (airport walking to come)
Hours slept: 6.0 (fitful)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: The Blade Itself Joe Abercrombie

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Kari Sperring
User: la_marquise_de_
Date: 2012-05-04 11:06 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
And again you mention burgers. Argh. Starving, now!
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User: rekre8
Date: 2012-05-04 15:11 (UTC)
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RE Astronomy news: Did you hear that the Bad Astronomer was coming to town? August, I think. Details will be here eventually: http://www.viaproductions.org/

(Who's BA? Here: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/)
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2012-05-04 23:37 (UTC)
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I know who the BA is, didn't know he was coming here. Cool!!!
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Clint Harris
User: wendigomountain
Date: 2012-05-04 17:01 (UTC)
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Jay, don't send Rush Limbaugh to the ice cap. The last thing the Poles need now is more hot air.

Yes, I took the obvious route on that joke.

Maybe if he went to Iceland, they could throw him into a live volcano?
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