Steubenville Case (Life)
Punk legend Henry Rollins provides an evocative look at the responsibility and causation that lead to this case, without ever absolving those young men, and offers some suggestions to change the rape culture that persists in our society.
While optimism hasn’t kept colds and flus at bay for me, it makes the downswings in life much more tolerable by knowing not just that I will get things from the experience (used one flu as fodder for a character who was infected by a modified virus) but that things will get better. I may not know how, or when, but I have faith they will. This article looks at some of the gains from that perspective and why it’s worth cultivating if you don’t already have an optimistic outlook.
Restoring natural hearing definitely rates as an interesting article, but this article offers something extra as well in the form of a warning that this success should not be overstated as the process is still in its early stages. Especially when compared to the damage done with GMO foods, it’s good to see the other side of the coin with caution ruling over uncontrolled enthusiasm.
Solar Roadways (Technology)
A viable, efficient alternative to asphalt roadways that provides power, better warning systems, and having many other values. Watch the videos as well. It’s worth it.
Opening Scenes (Writing)
A handful of agents weigh in on various openings they’ve seen too often and which rarely work. While I’m not much for blanket statements, it’s a good list to check your opening against and make sure it doesn’t fall too blatantly into one of these categories.
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