Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad spares you your life from this monstrosity

Richard & Shela West Housing Fund — A cancer survivor with much larger issue than I have. I've donated.

Klingon Act of Whimsy — Five Klingon pickup lines, as part of the Acts of Whimsy fundraiser. Heh.

Joker's next move will shock Bat-fans — I can only remind you of this.

Alexander Graham Bell and a tetrahedral kite — Wow…

Sheep Marks and Identification — Department of things you never knew you never knew. Including smit marks and lug marks. You're welcome. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

Moshers, Heavy Metal and Emergent BehaviourThe collective behaviour of moshers at heavy metal concerts is mathematically similar to a disordered 2D gas, say physicists.

‘Young’ black hole is nearby, NASA says; doorway to a new universe?

Shifting Cultural Sensibilities and Valentine’s Pleas — Wow. Just wow.

100 Abandoned Houses — Detroit real estate. Wow… Also, this: 30+ of the most beautiful abandoned places and modern ruins I’ve ever seen. (Thanks to Lisa Costello.)

The USPS Media #FAIL — This is an important story that almost no one seems to understand. (Via David Goldman.)

To the Pope-o-Mat!Scenes From a Multiverse on the pope's resignation.

Massive Police Shootout in Cleveland Despite Lack of Criminals — I definitely feel safer now. (Via David Goldman.)

Majority of Republicans want to impeach Obama because they hate AmericaFor some reason, when people go and get an education, they start to disagree with a lot of Republican positions (this is related to the GOP’s judge, journalist and scientist problem). So, rather than conclude that maybe people with educations don’t like Republicans because, you know, they’re now better informed about the world – Republicans have concluded that college “brainwashes” kids to become liberals, and thus education is bad.

QotD?: Does Beelzebub have a devil set aside for thee?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (2,400 words on novella in progress, to 11,100 words)
Hours slept: 6.75 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 230.8
Number of FEMA troops on my block helping illegal immigrants infiltrate America: 0
Currently reading: Mort by Terry Pratchett

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