5 Interesting Links for 7-27-2012

Body Language

A sexy, heavy-lidded gaze is linked to flirts and untrustworthy people according to a recent study:
http://www.livescience.com/20222-bedroom-eyes-guys-sketchy.html

Environment

Considering how much static electricity there is in Nevada where I live, along with a lot of heat, this kind of passive electricity generation might be the answer to electric cars and lowering costs:
http://www.world-science.net/othernews/120620_nanogenerator

Interesting People

This is a video with sound and music about a man who reinvented himself as a potter after he became blind:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXbu24e6120#

Research

A resource that covers many aspects of the 1700s-1800s British Navy.
http://www.nelsonsnavy.co.uk/

Writing

This article is all about what’s wonderful about Firefly, which I can’t object to, but it as another underlying meaning that’s a valuable writing lesson. Look at how key elements of life at sea were incorporated into outer space. Not only does it give the show a level of realism often absent from space opera, but it also pulled in a group of followers who wouldn’t normally be drawn to this type of program. Use the lessons here to expand the reach of your work.
http://deepseanews.com/2012/06/shiny-top-ten-reasons-why-seafarers-love-joss-whedons-firefly/

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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