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5 Interesting Links for 03-24-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Psychology (Fonts) I never understood the slam against Comic Sans. I was never a fan, but it did me no harm either. Here’s another perspective on the psychology behind it. … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-03-2017

Technology (Archaeology) A new technique using X-ray phase-contrast tomography is making it possible to read badly damaged scrolls like those from a library buried in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD without destroying them. http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/27/europe/charred-roman-scrolls-trnd/index.html Writing (Art) A … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 02-17-2017

Scientists (Interesting People) Maria Sibylla Merian was a female scientist before the Victorian Era who, through keen observation, recorded details about plants, animals, and insects that refuted the commonly accepted beliefs of the time. She was celebrated…until the Victorian Era … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 02-10-2017

Sounds (Audio) A library of free sounds under the Creative Commons Zero license. http://freesound.org/browse/ Events (History) In a clever way of encouraging an interest in history, a Southern California rail museum is hosting a steampunk carnival. It’s in March for … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 02-03-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Technology (Art) A good tip for GIMP users on how and where to set custom shortcuts. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/gimp-set-custom-keyboard-shortcuts/ Contamination (History) The Irish potato blight came from South America to devastate Ireland … Continue reading

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