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Jay Lake, una storia umana — An Italian Web site with a story about me, my writing and my cancer.

Writer from an Other Culture — Karen Lord Is Wise. (Snurched from Cora Buhlert.)

Genevieve Valentine – Ten Things You Should Know About “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” — Hahahahaha. (Thanks to [info]bedii.)

The Darwinian Dead — Peter Watts on natural selection and zombie-ism. (Via [info]threeoutside.)

Nietzsche Family CircusRandomized pairings of Family Circus cartoons and Friedrich Nietzsche quotes. (Snurched from the Bloggess.)

Society’s key to finding the next Earth: The Ars guide to exoplanetsHave a faster-than-light colony ship? This is what you should know.

Strange damage reports surface after Friday’s Russian meteor explosion

Vivian Maier – Her Discovered Work — (Via David Goldman.)

Why Gender Equality Stalled

Why Regulating Legal Weapons Purchases Affects the Weapons Criminals Have — Steve Buchheit takes on another self-serving gun culture myth that endangers you, me and everyone.

California Lawmaker Pushing Gun Control Got Death Threat — But guns don’t enable violence, no no. Ask any member of the gun culture.

Oscar Pistorius case shows that guns don’t belong at homeStats prove that the person most likely to die from your weapon is you or someone you know. Your wife, your child, your partner. Not according to the NRA and the Republican party, which together have successfully banned almost all gun violence research in the US so the myth of home defense can go unchallenged. The conservative mind’ favorite tactics when confronted by those liberal “facts” and “data”: lie, then deny. The gun culture harms us all.

QotD?: Did you get the t-shirt?


2/18/2013
Writing time yesterday: 1.75 hours (1.0 hours WRPA, 0.75 working on my collaboration with [info]the_child)
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 233.8
Number of FEMA troops on my block covering up high crimes and misdemeanors in Benghazi: 0
Currently reading: Mort by Terry Pratchett

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