Gerry Canavan

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Random Links

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Random links in anticipation of the big speech tonight.

* Wikipedia’s page on the crucial compound unobtanium. Via kottke.

* A brief history of tabloids.

* Geographically misplaced statues of pop-culture icons.

* McCain gets prickly with Time.

There’s a theme that recurs in your books and your speeches, both about putting country first but also about honor. I wonder if you could define honor for us?
Read it in my books.

I’ve read your books.
No, I’m not going to define it.

But honor in politics?
I defined it in five books. Read my books.

* 9 very cool bridges.

* Have we hit Peak Tequila?

* And Banksy visits New Orleans.

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August 28, 2008 at 7:08 pm

What the Aliens Know

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Leonard David at LiveScience has a short post about songs that have been intentionally beamed out into space by SETI researchers. The Beatles’ “Across the Universe” was sent out earlier tonight, but Bob Marley’s “One Love” has it beat by almost a decade. Which will the aliens prefer? We have a few decades to speculate. Via Gravity Lens.

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February 5, 2008 at 5:00 am

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