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Jay Lake
Date: 2013-08-26 07:17
Subject: [links] Link salad leaves the temple in a Fury
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Tags:cancer, christianists, climate, culture, death, guns, health, healthcare, history, interviews, language, links, nature, personal, politics, religion, science, videos, weird
F CancerFlipping the Bird at Cancer is Just What the Doctor Ordered. In which I am extensively quoted.

A Place To Talk About Death And Dying, Cake And Tea Served — (Thanks to [info]scarlettina.)

Stem cells turned into cancer-killing immune cellsIn cases where immune therapy works, it could allow mass production of treatment. (Via Michael Fay.)

A Family Consents to a Medical Gift, 62 Years Later — What has finally become of Henrietta Lacks. (Via my Dad.)

Libations for the Dead: "Lekythoi" at The Ashmoleoan Museum, Oxford — (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

When Pigs Fly, Crayfish Whistle, and It Snows Red Snowflakes — When the first of Never comes. (Via Slacktivist Fred Clark.)

The History and Psychology of Clowns Being Scary You aren’t alone in your fear of makeup-clad entertainers; people have been frightened by clowns for centuries. (Thanks, I think, to [info]garyomaha.)

Peacock Spider — I never thought of arachnids as cute, but this is. (Via David Goldman.)

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World — (Via [info]willyumtx.)

Beer Can House — Because beer! (Thanks to [info]shsilver.)

Dr. Google Will See You Now — Identifying depression through search engine terms. (Thanks to Dad.)

Can UN scientists revive drive against climate change? — The headline is somewhat misleading, but the story is important, assuming you live in the world where the sky is blue rather than Republican-colored.

Making Choice to Halt at Door of Citizenship

The Price of Superheroism — This squib from Scrivener's Error is bitterly hilarious.

Instructor shoots student in gun-safety class — Because more guns always make all of us safer, you pinko. (Via [info]danjite.)

Anti-Sharia lawmakers have new target: Crayola coloring book — Because being a conservative means never having to make any fucking sense at all. (Via [info]corwynofamber.)

Sequestration as government malpractice — (Via [info]threeoutside.)

QotD?: Ever drive a Plymouth?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 6.75 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours stationary bike
Weight: 249.4
Number of FEMA troops on my block vaccinating children to spread autism: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)

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User: msconduct
Date: 2013-08-26 22:27 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
In Botswana you can see a lot of houses built of beer cans. They're a bit more simple in their construction than the Houston one, however.
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User: a4nightblade
Date: 2013-08-27 12:15 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Wow, those maps are really interesting. I particularly like the reversed hemisphere and Pangea map. Thanks for sharing! :)
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