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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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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 12-23-2016

Invasive Species (Animals) The capture of a Burmese python in the Everglades gives more data on the impact of this invasive species based on what was in its intestines. http://www.livescience.com/57028-invasive-python-ate-three-deer.html Gretna Green (History) A quick look at the reasons for … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 12-09-2016

Publishing (History) For those who think the indie movement is a new concept, or the generally curious, here’s a quick look at the publishing options in the Regency world with Jane Austen’s experience to illustrate it. https://reginajeffers.blog/2016/11/28/jane-austens-publishing-options-or-being-a-female-writer-in-the-regency-era/ Cats (Holidays) While … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 10-07-2016

Food (Art) Carl Warner does incredible landscapes made entirely of food. http://twistedsifter.com/2013/08/surreal-landscapes-made-from-food-carl-warner/ Innovation (Housing) An ecological, low-impact floating house with solar panels. (Via Facebook)

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