Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad heads for the airport

Bastard Giveaway: Kalimpura by Jay Lake

From Inspiration to Execution — Art guru James Gurney quoting Robert Louis Stevenson.

H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon (Portland, OR) — A fun local convention is looking for a little Kickstarter help.

The Google Glass feature no one is talking about — A contrarian view of the Next Big Thing. (Via [info]danjite.)

Scientists Uncover Invisible Motion in Video — (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

Handling Luggage Problems, From Damage to Delays

Same Genetic Basis Found in 5 Types of Mental Disorders

Human sexuality is naturally promiscuous, primarily amorous — I know nothing, I say nothing…

Study of Ice Age Bolsters Carbon and Warming Link

On Purposely Getting Arrested, to Get Life-Saving SurgeryAny patient with end stage liver disease who does not have insurance (and is not eligible for Medicare) has the option of trying to qualify for state-funded Medicaid (which includes demonstrating both poverty and disability), stealing moisturizing cream from a department store, or dying. Best healthcare system in the world, yep. (Via [info]willyumtx.)

After Benedict: Religions have to Democratize if they are to Survive

Van school worker shot during gun training class — Clearly what we need is more guns. What could possibly go wrong? (From various sources.)

Back in 19 and 70… — Tea Party idiocy (or more likely, willful ignorance) on the subject of the minimum wage.

QotD?: Is it a bird? is it a plane?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (2,000 new words of draft on the current nonfiction project, to 6,900.)
Hours slept: 7.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 236.6
Number of FEMA troops on my block converting golf courses to concentration camps: 0
Currently reading: Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett

Tags: books, climate, conventions, cool, culture, guns, healthcare, kalimpura, links, nature, personal, politics, process, religion, science, tech, weird

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