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[links] Link salad says, "No kill I."

Ninth Jay Lake Pre-Mortem Read-a-thonShelf Inflicted with a really good review of Kalimpura, my third Green novel.

How Changing The Way You Think About Death Can Transform The Way You Live — (Via Erika Beseda-Allen.)

Fruit Flies Aid Efforts to Develop Personalized Cancer Treatments — Because bugs! (Thanks to David Goldman.)

A Light Bridge to Nearby Stars — A must-read for SF writers. Wow.

Lightning Farm — Oh, cool.

Archeologists Discover Poison Ring From Fourteenth Century; Used to Commit High-Profile Murders

C.I.A. Acknowledges Area 51 Exists, but What About Those Little Green Men? — (Thanks to Dad.)

Letters of last resort — Wow. The options are… strange. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

Shrinking Arctic Ice Will Lead to Ice-Free Summers — Those pesky "facts" and "data". Reality as usual is biased against the conservative position.

A Conservative Catholic Now Backs Same-Sex Marriage — Just goes to show that even a religious bigot can accidentally hit on a morally just position once in a while.

NSA abuses include Stalking ex-Girlfriends — Remember, citizens. The innocent have nothing to fear.

The Real, Terrifying Reason Why British Authorities Detained David MirandaThe scariest explanation of all? That the NSA and GCHQ are just showing they don't want to be messed with. We as a nation have long since lost our moral authority, its tattered post-Reagan remnants traded away by Bush for a mess of pottage, and never redeemed as promised by Obama. ([info]danjite.)

QotD?: What is your phaser set on?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.5 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours stationary bike
Weight: 245.4
Number of FEMA troops on my block vaccinating children to spread autism: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)

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