Category Archives: Promoting

5 Interesting Links for 08-11-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Clothing (Society) A long, but relevant article about men’s plus-size clothing that points to yet another way the focus on a limited “norm” creates problems and hurts people when the … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 08-04-2017

Creativity (Charity) A non-profit organization makes the cos-play dreams of children in wheelchairs come true. Click the link to the organization in the article to see more of their creative endeavors. http://fanboyplanet.com/sdcc-2017-magic-cosplay-from-magic-wheelchair/ GIMP Technique (Graphic Art) I generally use the … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-14-2017

Production (Coins) This is a fun look at the minting of Canadian coins, with an interesting tidbit of countries outsourcing their coin production, something I’d never heard of. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canada-150/how-the-canadian-mint-is-giving-foreign-producers-a-run-for-theirmoney/article34997174/ STEM (Education) A chemistry professor speaks to how a pure focus … 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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Notes from World Building Techniques and Approaches at BayCon 2017

Panelists: Kevin Andrew Murphy, Ms. Jennifer L. Carson, Jon Chaisson, and Katharine Kerr Moderated by me (Margaret McGaffey Fisk) Note: I’ve tried to get the correct attributions, but sometimes multiple people spoke on the same concept so no guarantees I … Continue reading

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