5 Interesting Links for 08-16-2013

Parenting (Life)

I remember the song about William in Free to Be Me, and I love the fact that there is a book (not sure which came first), but what a wonderful way to use it:
http://mysmallpotatoes.com/2012/06/15/weekly-kids-co-op-williams-doll-by-charlotte-zolotow/

Gender Marketing (Reading)

A look at the problems with labeling books by the gender of readers through an author’s eyes.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marie-lu/writing-a-book-for-boys_b_2806387.html

Sense of Smell (Science)

A look into why coffee doesn’t taste as good as it smells…based on how we experience scent.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/9528936/Why-does-coffee-never-taste-as-good-as-it-smells.html

Meteors (Space)

How commerce and science work together and apart through the view of Moroccan meteorite researcher:
http://www.livescience.com/23923-martian-meteorite-tissint-morocco.html

Giant Squid (Zoology)

New research into the genetic diversity of giant squid provides evidence that these wide-spread creatures are not just similar, but part of the same family.
http://www.livescience.com/28025-giant-squid-one-species.html?cmpid=520529

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 08-16-2013

  1. Erin says:

    Giant squid might be an exploding population — a side effect of ocean warming? Increased carbon? Something else? Very cool!

    • Margaret McGaffey Fisk says:

      And now that we know they are passive rather than actively hunting, that thought shouldn’t strike terror in deep sea divers either ;).

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