[links] Link salad checks in from 10,000 feet up in the mountains

Abandoned Stars Wars sets in the desert — Are these meta-artifacts? (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)

Divide & conquer makes quantum light a breeze to detect

One-Time Pad Reinvented To Make Electronic Copying Impossible

The Brick TestamentThe world’s largest, most comprehensive illustrated Bible. Mmm, Legos. Something I think I’ve featured before. (Thanks to [info]seventorches.)

Beware Social Nostalgia — An essay that cuts the heart out of one of the core impulses of conservatism — the Myth of the Golden Age.

Lesbian forced from partner, two kids by Texas judge’s ‘morality clause’A lesbian woman has 30 days to evacuate her home after a judge ruled only relatives by ‘blood or marriage’ can be around her partner’s kids past 9 pm. Compassionate conservatism strikes again. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)

Washington Gets Explicit: Its ‘War on Terror’ is PermanentSenior Obama officials tell the US Senate: the ‘war’, in limitless form, will continue for ‘at least’ another decade – or two. We have always been at war with Eurasia. (Thanks to [info]tillyjane, a/k/a my mom.)

QotD?: What’s the highest altitude you’ve ever been at (not counting flight)?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (con time)
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (fitful)
Body movement: n/a
Weight: n/a
Number of FEMA troops on my block covering up evidence about Benghazi: 0
Currently reading: Night Watch by Terry Pratchett

6 thoughts on “[links] Link salad checks in from 10,000 feet up in the mountains

  1. Cora says:

    That story about the lesbian couple is heartbreaking.

    Answer of the day: 2757 meters at Passo dello Stelvia a.k.a. Stilfser Joch in the Italian Alps

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