5 Interesting Links for 02-01-2013

Vertical Farming (Environment)

A look at various vertical farming approaches and how they are tackling the issue of soil scarcity and depletion with a very different approach (along with a companion article on vaccine cultivation and space mission farming):
http://www.theengineer.co.uk/in-depth/the-big-story/salad-in-the-sky-the-rise-of-the-vertical-farm/1014844.article

Declutter (Life)

This article isn’t the traditional declutter of your shoes or garage. This article talks about the ways you use your writing time and identifying which are no longer valuable. It asks interesting questions.
http://christinakatz.com/declutter-your-career-its-time-for-an-annual-housecleaning/

Industry (Space)

A look at nine things that would be better made in space than on Earth and why.
http://www.technewsdaily.com/8171-things-better-made-space.html

Fun (Technology)

I’m sure this will end up with all sorts of useful applications, but for right now, a hydrogel party trick:
http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/3109-hydrogel-can-flow-like-water-then-return-to-its-original-shape.html

Humor (Writing)

Okay, I love Babylon 5 so that has some influence in my deciding to include this blog post, but it makes an excellent point of how to use humor to involve the audience while also extending the characters. You learn about the fascination and confusion Earth traditions spread among the other races, as well as how various characters react to them.
http://exlibrisdraconis.blogspot.com/2012/06/fun-video-friday-b5-and-alien-confusion.html

Curve of Her Claw

Fall into a world where beauty is a facade, and one elf is pushed beyond reason to rid herself of the smooth-skinned curse. ~ Now available as an eBook:
Curve of Her Claw

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2 Responses to 5 Interesting Links for 02-01-2013

  1. Erin says:

    Great collection of links — finally made time to check them all out today. Now I want to watch B5 over again from the beginning.

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