[links] Link salad flies to California with a smile on its face

Don’t miss the upcoming Borderlands Books events in San Francisco on 7/18: [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

In the same vein, there’s an open dinner in San Francisco next Monday: [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

The blog subtitle poll

reviews Green Powell’s | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Borders ]

More on steampunk from the Onion’s AV Club — A summary of the history and current state of steampunk as literature.

Letters to Myself with a dead cute poll

1930 Shell Gas Station — When architecture meant something, damn it.

The Motor Behind the Fun — 60 horsepower to move 200 tons of steel. (Thanks to .)

To Sleep, Perchance to Analyze — A very smart alarm clock. (Thanks to my Dad.)

Cryovolcanism on Charon?Centauri Dreams with some more planetary science so cool it’s icy.

?otD: Friday again?

Body movement: n/a (travelling)
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a (travelling)
Currently reading: Memory by Lois McMaster Bujold