Technique (Writing) The importance of grounding the reader shown through examples from judging Writers of the Future. http://www.writersofthefuture.com/grounding-your-reader/ Diversity (History) A look at race relations in the classical world along with why evidence is hard to accept for some people.
Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Wealth (Society) A well-written essay on the historical beliefs regarding extreme wealth compared to the current ones, and the costs related to that change. I quibble only on the misunderstanding … Continue reading
Curiosities (Reading) Questions of format have always been an issue, as this collection of miniature books shows. http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/miniature-books-iowa-antique Discrimination (Society) Just as they have now determined bullying has life-long impact, so too is research finding systematic racism in the US … Continue reading
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Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Ravens (Birds) A lovely set of photographs documenting white ravens along with some notes about their place in mythology. http://www.reshareworthy.com/white-ravens/ Clothing (Society) Parents taking things into their own hands to … Continue reading
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