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So very, very, very, very tired…Hopefully I’ll be back to proper posts tomorrow, but I literally didn’t have a second alone from Friday lunchtime through this morning…
Slate Star Codex looks at the scientific evidence about Alcoholics Anonymous, and finds all of the science is bad.
Let your kids discover the magic of workism!
Alex Wilcock posts about his wedding to Richard
An NPR documentary on Charles Ives
Jeet Heer’s tweets on the CIA, the Nazis and National Review magazine, storified
And Calamity Jon Morris has a Patreon account. You should give him money, because he’s brilliant.
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At what point do people die from lack of sleep when they are able to get just three or four hours a night indefinitely? Keep following this blog and you may find out!
A three-part series of posts on John Cleese’s connections with Amnesty benefit shows.
A radio documentary on Charles Ives
The Dutch Socialist Party apparently has a very similar campaign style to the Lib Dems
Leonard Pierce on Psycho
Peter Watts on dreaming
And Apple apparently think that a “health” app that counts calories and can’t be deleted (but doesn’t let you track your menstrual cycle) is a good idea rather than an invitation to eating disorders.
My sleep problems have been particularly bad the last couple of days, so you get links.
Mark Pack has a history of Liberal and Lib Dem campaigning, which explains how and why Rennard got to the position of importance in the party he did
Nicholas Whyte looks at all the refugees in Casablanca
Popular has finally reached Westlife. I feel very, very, sorry for Tom…
Always bet on text
Does seeking votes lose parties votes?
And Mark Evanier has some advice for a friend who can’t meet writing deadlines
I’m actually sick with exhaustion today, so you just get links. Proper posting resumes tomorrow.
Aim high, even if you fall short
Philip of Macedon’s body has been discovered
Chris Ware’s daughter reviews a Tiny Tim album (with fan art by Ware of Tim)
Jazz Hands Serious Business on why online voting in general elections is a terrible, very bad, no good idea
An interview with Alan Garner about Alan Turing
(For some reason last night’s linkblog didn’t post, so here it is late)
The government plans to outsource identity verification for passports to credit rating agencies. What could possibly go wrong?
An interesting article on the reception of the 1954 TV version of 1984 (which will be out on DVD soon, incidentally)
Is the voting system rigged in favour of Labour?
Leonard Pierce on the atheist movement and fundamentalist Islam
Alex Wilcock on new Lib Dem policies both good and bad
Andrew Rilstone has written a six-part (so far) essay on what we mean when we say we like things we know are bad. Here’s part one
And Charles Stross has a not-a-manifesto about why he’s more interested in fantasy than SF right now.
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