Oh please, JK, don't. (although her PR people have said it is not a new book)
Jim Hines on plateaus. Oh yes. Been there. Done that. Have the mental scars to prove it.
On a similar vein, Mette Harrison on trying too hard. (Grokked from Mer Haskell)
Practice does not make perfect. Practice makes permanent. Practice with improvement moves you closer to perfect.
They're dropping like flies. Now Janeice needs your help with content for her blog. It's like a virus it is.
Sometimes, it's just the little things we take for granted that mean the difference in mortality rates. That's an article on recycling used soap bars from hotels in the US for reprocessing in poorer countries. Here's the fierce website of the project, Global Soap. While it's a heartening human interest story about people making a difference, it's also a very interesting sociological commentary (which touches on privilege, advantage, and product lifecycles). (Grokked from John Scalzi)
Another in the all right for me, a sin for thee, crowd. The anti-abortion, but we had one when we needed it, but you shouldn't have that option and we'll make damn sure the doctor won't give you one, crowd has another candidate for President. Oh, and he's the spiritual founder of the Tea Party. Quelle surprise. (Grokked from Jay Lake)
Hey, look, actual election fraud (well, crime I guess). Oh wait. It's another Republican. Nothing to see here, citizen. Move along.
Tweet of my heart.
@jamesrocchi: If only people willing to riot over sports would be willing to do so over campaign finance law. #breadandcircuses (rt @ChiaLynn)