Category Archives: Culture

5 Interesting Links for 03-31-2017

Kids (History) A wonderful way one mother acted on her daughter’s interest to give her a glimpse into the history of notable black women. http://komonews.com/features/dont-miss/5-year-old-kent-girl-honors-iconic-black-women Preservation (Horticulture) This project is at the heart of what genetically modified organisms should be. … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-17-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Luminescence (Botany) Gorgeous pictures of plants that demonstrate their light-emitting qualities. Makes me wonder how insects see them. https://www.wired.com/2017/01/craig-burrows-fluorescence-plants-glow/ History (Fonts) The fascinating history behind a specific style of penmanship.

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The Punk in Modern Steampunk

It is quite easy to find people who will tell you exactly what steampunk is and what it is not. Pretty much as easy as it is to find people setting rules in almost every area of life. Sometimes those … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.115: Fantasy

I’ve been a storyteller since before I could read or write. Among my first reads were many folktales from many cultures. Not the cleaned up Disney versions, but the original teaching tales with simple lessons like don’t go out into … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.110: Like a Girl

This video is a little more complicated of a smile than some of those I’ve posted, but it still makes me smile. Not because it’s funny or endearing, but because it shows awareness growing and people doing things to change … Continue reading

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