A light linkee-poo as I've been offline most of the morning because of work.
Patricia C. Wrede with trying to improve. On writing exercises and stretching. (Grokked from Elizabeth)
Catherine Schaff-Stump on being a survivor. Wish I could be at the reunion, Catherine, but distance makes it hard.
Why Tesla was the coolest inventor evar! With the obligatory bagging on T. Edison. (Grokked from Jay Lake)
It's all about selling you crap. That's a "most bizarre" roundup of movie-tie-in promotions. Anybody remember Burger King glasses? (Grokked from Tor.com)
TObias Buckell reminds up that SpaceX is launching this Saturday.
The six ridiculous lies you believe about America's founding. Hell, I think if we could get past the myth about America being founded for Religious Freedom, like we're all some later day Pilgrim separatists, we would be much farther ahead (the Americas, for better or worse, were colonized by Europe for the money, the profit that comes with exploiting the natural wealth in timber, tin, iron, copper, gold, and food). (Grokked from Jay Lake)
Alligator Quotient: Ha! Knew they couldn't drive away. Sigh, but then I had to drive back.