Author Archives: Margaret McGaffey Fisk

5 Interesting Links for 04-28-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Genetics) I knew that chickens sometimes spontaneously grew teeth, but researchers have figured out the protein cluster responsible for beaks and successfully suppressed it to cause a dinosaur snout … Continue reading

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Relaunch Mission By Robyn Bachar

Robyn Bachar offers a complicated, well-presented future world with a lot of detail both in the physical and political aspects. We’re introduced to it gradually through action, so there’s time to absorb the history and how it impacts the present. … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.119: Notes on a Triangle

This short video could be characterized as synchronized swimming for geometric shapes or a primer on how to form fascinating patterns in quilting. It looks at the ways triangles can split, turn, and reform into a wide variety of shapes … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-21-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Typos (History) Typos happen, and they slip through the most diligent of watch guards. Here are some major ones with various results. http://wqad.com/2017/03/08/its-national-proofreading-day-here-are-4-typos-that-changed-history/ Society (Spiders) First, it was wolves, then … Continue reading

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My BayCon 2017 Panel Schedule Is in and I Can’t Wait

For those of you who are local to Reno, Nevada, don’t forget to drop by the Earth Day celebration at Idlewild Park this Sunday (http://www.renoearthday.org/). I’ll be there at booth #1020 in the California Building with the science fair so … Continue reading

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