5 Interesting Links for 05-19-2017

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Babies (Animals)

Pictures of 39 (when I looked) babies of unusual animals reminds us of the diversity of life on our planet. Besides, they’re adorable. Several remind me of a character of mine only a privileged few have had the opportunity to meet, but someday :).
http://www.boredpanda.com/rare-animal-babies/

Egypt (Archaeology)

Discovery of a giant statue gives evidence of the importance of the temple despite stripping during the Greco-Roman, Islamic, and historic Cairo eras.
http://www.livescience.com/58197-colossal-statue-of-egyptian-pharaoh-discovered.html

Government Programs (Economics)

This article lays out in logical, fiscal terms why the current economic mentality is costing more and gaining less for the U.S. economy overall. The author makes the bias clear, but that doesn’t change the understandable analogies laid out to make what can seem overly complicated very simple. Adding my own edge to it, this is an extension of the short-term, profit-focused thinking that has changed the economy from a robust producer to a shaky consumer.
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/03/fiscal-conservative-social-services-austerity-save-money/

Learning (Languages)

An interesting look at how people learn second languages and why their original accent is maintained, along with some tips to improve.
http://www.livescience.com/47690-why-people-keep-accents.html

Security (Writing)

Some quick tips about what you should do to protect yourself from loss if and when you are hacked.
http://mailchi.mp/xmission/david-farlands-writingtips-youre-going-to-get-hacked?e=428bcccd3e

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