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[links] Link salad is ill

What a Swedish mannequin hoax reveals about body image

Bigger Than You Think: the Vatican and its Annexes

Submarine Vehicle Probes Beneath an Ice Sheet

Official State Crap: Alabama — Why does a hotbed of Creationist idiocy like Alabama have an official state fossil?

Ted Cruz: Conservatives are winningSen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), an emerging leader of the new generation of conservative Republicans in Congress, on Saturday urged conservatives to double down on their principles and said the movement has started winning the debate. You go, Ted! Bigotry, racism, sexism, intolerance, willful ignorance and unrestrained violence are the GOP brand. Keep right on doubling down, keep right on shrinking into irrelevance.

QotD?: Sick much?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (revisions to nonfiction piece on steampunk, plus some WRPA)
Hours slept: 7.75 hours (extremely fitful)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (sick)
Weight: 241.8
Number of FEMA troops on my block escorting ACORN thugs to steal the votes of "Real Americans": 0
Currently reading: Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett

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  • [photos] Your Saturday moment of zen

    Your Saturday moment of zen. Dark side roast, the Star Wars Shop in Aberdeen, WA. Photo © 2012, 2013, Joseph E. Lake, Jr. This work…

  • [photos] Your Friday moment of zen

    Your Friday moment of zen. Swamp tea, the Star Wars Shop in Aberdeen, WA. Photo © 2012, 2013, Joseph E. Lake, Jr. This work by…

  • [links] Link salad flies away again

    Being right or being happy: pilot study — Which kind of reminds me of my “justice versus peace” parable I sometimes tell. (Via David Goldman.)…

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