Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad wakes up groggy and tired

Naked mole-rat gives cancer cluesA rodent that never gets cancer could hold the key to preventing or treating malignant tumors, say scientists.

Two accelerators find signs of a particle that nobody can explainThere seem to be four quarks involved, but nobody's sure how they're linked.

Demographers Discover The Fundamental Law Governing the Growth of Cities

Ontario couple finds 400-year-old skeleton, gets $5,000 bill

Personhood Ohio auctioning assault rifles to fund anti-abortion effort — Because nothing says respect for the right to life like a deadly weapon. God bless conservative America, for they surely need it.

Police: Condo complex shooting in Ky. leaves 3 dead, 1 badly wounded — Definitely safer with lots of guns. Imagine how this situation might have turned out without vigorous conservative defense of the shooter's Second Amendment rights. Those dead people are a small price to pay for your guns.

Obamacare Is Killing the GOPRepublicans' obsession with the law will be the party's undoing. We should be so lucky. I'd love to see a functional, sane conservative party in this country. The Republicans are not it. (Via [info]threeoutside.)

QotD?: What did you dream?

Writing time yesterday: 0.5 hours (WRPA, not enough time to work more)
Hours slept: 7.0 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 247.4
Number of FEMA troops on my block installing Islamic footwashing sinks: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg; I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett

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