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JayLakes – Araba ribiti + Turn my life around. — A near-name-doppelganger of mine appears to have arrived on the music science. Good luck to him.

Zeerust — An important SFnal concept. Now I want to promote a literary movement called zeerustpunk. (Via Daily Idioms, Annotated.)

Say it ain’t so: Good movies draw crowds — It helps when the scripts don’t seem like they were written by a gang of ADHD nine year olds with no access to Wikipedia for even the most basic fact checking.

Drugs Aim to Make Several Types of Cancer Self-Destruct — (Via [info]danjite.)

Cannabis can make patients ‘less bothered by pain’Cannabis makes pain more bearable rather than actually reducing it, a study from the University of Oxford suggests. Speaking as someone who has suffered from incredibly intense pain (fresh abdominal surgical incision without any pharmaceutical mediation thanks to a hospital error) but not chronic pain, I can relate to this, but not as well as some.

Apocalypse believers’ big finish predictions vary — Step one is always “be a willful idiot”. Anyone with the reasoning skills of a decently educated fourth grader knows better.

Penny Arcade comments on Wayne LaPierre — And nails it.

?otD: Did you think it was a Lord of the Rings ripoff?


12/23/2012
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 12.0 hours (11.0 hours solid, 1.0 hour napping)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (30 minutes on the stationary bike)
Weight: 210.2
Number of FEMA troops on my block confiscating firearms and shutting down the Internet: 0
Currently reading: The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks

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