Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad is hanging around, nothing to do but frown

Cyanometer, c. 1789, an instrument that measures the blueness of a sky — Wow. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

Ancient Bees, Dinos May Have Died Out Together

NASA says first space Internet test 'beyond expectations'

New galaxy 'most distant' yet discoveredAn international team of astronomers has detected the most distant galaxy yet. The galaxy is about 30 billion light-years away and is helping scientists shed light on the period that immediately followed the Big Bang.

Security Check Now Starts Long Before You Fly — (Thanks to [info]danjite.)

Biological AttackPolio is back from the brink of extinction -- ravaging the battlefields of Syria and spreading across the Middle East. (Via Ellen Eades.)

Could Civilian Drones Become Lethal Projectiles?An experiment demonstrates the radio-controlled hijacking of a drone. What could possibly go wrong? (Via David Goldman.)

Reversing climate change even more difficult than it might soundA thousand years might not be enough time to completely undo all the changes. Remember kids, it's all a liberal lie. Even those pesky "facts" and "data" can't hold a candle to Rush Limbaugh and the Republican Party.

Sure, “Saving Our Grandchildren From Climate Change” Sounds Nice…

South Dakota v. Fifteen Impounded Cats — Ah, the majesty of the law.

Spook Century — Charlie Stross on the modern security state.

How the US Government Betrayed the Constitution and invented an Imaginary Fascist One — An unfortunately accurate commentary from the angry Left, such as we have one in America.

Former Sen. Trent Lott: Republicans should pivot towards a positive agenda — Amazing, the things Republicans say after they leave office. Hey, Trent, ever think of saying this when you had the power to do something about it?

?otD: Do rainy days and automatic weapons always get you down?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Weight: 239.4
Number of FEMA troops on my block forcing children to learn critical thinking: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)

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