Author Archives: Margaret McGaffey Fisk

5 Interesting Links for 06-23-2017

Regeneration (Animals) Research into salamander regeneration may open opportunities for triggering human regeneration, but the mechanisms are still not understood. http://www.livescience.com/59194-could-humans-ever-regenerate-limbs.html Anthropology (Interesting People) A fascinating biographical account of a self-taught Victorian anthropologist whose attitudes toward the cultures she studied … Continue reading

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The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

This is the end of a trilogy and I have not read the prior two books, but as a sign of the skillful writing, what I didn’t know could be drawn from context or what is spoken by the characters. … Continue reading

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Creativity Challenge: The Starting Point, Part 2

If you missed the beginning of this creativity challenge, take a moment right now to pop over there and do the first part. It’s a simple guess, and the answer is coming next, so you might as well try your … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 06-16-2017

Origins (Archaeology) The discovery and dating of Homo sapiens fossils in Morocco implies a very different origin story for modern humans than the current theories. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/07/science/human-fossils-morocco.html Sociology (Finances) A look at how the common savings advice focuses on something irrelevant … Continue reading

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Claim and Protect by Rhenna Morgan

There’s this shiny ideal of the white knight who is perfect and kind and all the things that make the rescuer untainted by real life. The Haven Brotherhood (both series and characters) are none of that. They are rough-talking, hard-living, … Continue reading

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