Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong

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Hello to new readers missmelissamiss and moonvoice!

Still worn out. I think my body's realized that I've decelerated, and is very much making up for the last few months. Painwise, about a five today.

Quote of the Day
The real secret of magic is that the world is made of words, and that if you know the words that the world is made of you can make of it whatever you wish.
~Terence McKenna

Link Soup, video edition
* Chinese acrobats and contortionists performing Swan Lake.
* Improv Everywhere's food court musical. My favorite part of this is the kid at the very end - that look in her eyes of "I knew stuff like this really happened!"

Link Soup, standard edition
* 7 insane conspiracies that actually happened.
* More free Richard Kadrey!
* Speaking of free online SF/F...
* New Margaret Cho show!
* Map of a Choose Your Own Adventure book.

Daily Science
Case Wester Reserver University researchers are developing a new plastic inspired by sea cucumber skin that could lead to safer brain implants or even clothing that hardens into armor with the flick of a switch. Sea cucumbers have skin that can switch between soft and rigid in seconds thanks to enzymes that bind the proteins fiber, and others that cause those binds to release. The new material is triggered by water but doesn't soak up the liquid like sponges or cardboard.

To start writing Shayara daily, now that WTD is over for the month. Still posting just Tuesday and Thursday. But damn, I need to write things more than an hour in advance.
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