5 Interesting Links for 4-20-2012

Life

A fascinating look at letting nature take its course but on a human timeline to save lives and prevent disasters. This is a video with sound and does autostart.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWkZUW7rIHE&feature=share

Publishing

I recently participated in a DRM conversation and this post offers more detail, but it goes beyond DRM to take a look at reader behavior. It’s just the tip of the survey results, but it’s interesting all the same, as are the comments.
http://www.idealog.com/blog/one-takeaway-from-digital-book-world-that-is-not-to-be-missed

Science

A quick dinosaur dose: an artistic representation of a newly discovered feathered dinosaur in the tyrannosaur family…no, it didn’t fly.
http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/2340-largest-feathered-dino-discovered-strange-snapshots.html

Technical

Whether you are designing logos or book covers, here’s a group of royalty free fonts that offer some interesting options. As always with downloads, check the included license to verify permissions.
http://webneel.com/webneel/blog/25-free-professional-fonts-graphic-web-designers-download

Writing

10 solid tips for making minor characters feel real to the reader.
http://io9.com/5896488/10-secrets-to-creating-unforgettable-supporting-characters

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