Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad scrabbles hard

Linguist Finds a Language in Its Infancy — Some sad, creepy Australian racial politics embedded in this story. (Via [info]danjite.)

The Perfect Papers For Each Journal — Geek humor FTW! (Via David Goldman.)

A Startling Look Inside California’s Sex Doll Factory — Very weird, creepy and cool all at once. NOTE: Decidedly NSFW, may be triggery. (Via [info]danjite.)

Marooned at the end of the worldCNN's Dugald McConnell based this story on reports by six members of the 1913 Arctic expedition, including his grandfather.

Volcano's screams may explain eruption's awesome power

Alien Probes Could Be Surfing the Galaxy

Gold! $250K in centuries-old coins found

A Century of America’s Imperial Deep State

For black Americans, justice with an asterisk — Welcome to Republican America, where gun rights count more than civil rights and Stand Your Ground privileges the shooters.

Stand Your Ground Increases Racial Bias in “Justifiable Homicide” Trials — And so we are all safer with guns. Especially those of us who are conservative white men. Sarah Palin's Real Americans.

Obama's day: Honoring George H.W. BushPresident Obama spends part of Monday paying tribute one of his Republican predecessors. I will bet $100 right now that no Republican president in the next 40 years will ever do anything of this kind for Obama in turn.

QotD?: Can I buy a vowel?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 249.8
Number of FEMA troops on my block building mandatory gay marriage halls: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg; Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

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