[links] Link salad makes it to hump day, again

Lookie here! A Kindle edition of Green

Speaking of Green and the Kindle, last night’s post on the Amazon boycott has spawned very interesting comment threads on both sides of my blog: [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

Getting My Hands Dirty — John Klima on how Electric Velocipede gets made.

The Trash Project — Industrial dance. (Thanks to .)

Finding out What Colors Dinosaurs Were — Wow. Not quite as impressive as the headline suggests, but still, wow.

Building Infrastructure: The Tether Option — Mmm. Skyhooks. Centauri Dreams explores alternate methods of reaching orbit.

We’ve Got 35 Times More Horsepower in Our Cars Than in Our Power Plants

The GOP’s Top Chef Starves a Beast and Poisons a Debate — Some snarky takedown of the GOP “contribution” to the healthcare reform process, courtesy of The Washington Post.

The late Senator Kennedy in his own words

?otD: What color is the sky in your world?


8/26/2009
Body movement: 65 minute suburban walk (saw the owl, and a skunk)
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a (traveling)
Currently reading: The Real Wizard of Oz by Rebecca Loncraine; Acacia by David Anthony Durham