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Jay Lake
Date: 2013-04-08 04:58
Subject: [links] Link salad is a friend of that cloven-hoofed gangster, the devil
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Tags:cancer, culture, gender, guns, healthcare, links, nature, personal, politics, science, tech, weird
Some thoughts on how to be a friend to someone with a serious illness — (Via Steve Buchheit.)

Woman survives cancer, creates medical research fundraising site — (Thanks to David Goldman.)

Sam Parnia – the man who could bring you back from the deadThis British doctor specialises in resurrection and insists outdated resuscitation techniques are squandering lives that could be saved. (Thanks to [info]danjite.)

Robotic horses — Really?

Japanese fish hitch ride on boat to Wash. beachWhat a long, strange trip it's been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country's March 2011 tsunami.

Fish with Clear Blood Lives in Antarctica Researchers from Japan have now found how a fish with transparent blood lives in the frigid waters of Antarctica at a depth of 3,300 feet.

Men-are-People and Women-are-Women: The Obituary Edition

Carl Hiaasen: NRA’s task is to frighten, sell more guns — Remember, your theoretical defense of essential liberties is worth far more than my life or safety. That's what the NRA believes, and that's what any gun owner believes, by definition. Too bad for me, huh? And you. And the kids at school. And… and… and...

Fla. man accused of having guns on Capitol grounds — I certainly expect the Republican congressional delegation to stand up for this abuse of power against a citizen exercising their theoretical defense of essential liberties. After all, guns only make everyone safer.

QotD?: Who have you been seen with?

Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (Outlining and research Original Destiny, Manifest Sin)
Hours slept: 7.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 244.6
Number of FEMA troops on my block enforcing Agenda 21 by closing down golf courses: 0
Currently reading: Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

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Debbie N.
User: wild_irises
Date: 2013-04-08 14:28 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Here's another one (from ellen_kushner on dealing with other people's illness. I like the basic formulation a lot.
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