5 Interesting Links for 05-19-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Babies (Animals) Pictures of 39 (when I looked) babies of unusual animals reminds us of the diversity of life on our planet. Besides, they’re adorable. Several remind me of a … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-12-2017

Origins (Fashion) National Geographic points to some of the traditional patterns that are reflected in modern fashion across many cultures. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/travel-interests/arts-and-culture/style-culture-fashion-around-world/ Privilege (Feminism) This article cuts to the heart of feminism’s bias to expose its often unrecognized, and therefore unaddressed, … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 05-05-2017

Origins (Anthropology) A second look at the Homo floresiensis found in Indonesia may rewrite what has been accepted as the timing for human migration out of Africa. http://www.livescience.com/58855-hobbits-led-early-migration-out-of-africa.html Digital (Art) I’m not a great fan of the result, but this … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 04-28-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Genetics) I knew that chickens sometimes spontaneously grew teeth, but researchers have figured out the protein cluster responsible for beaks and successfully suppressed it to cause a dinosaur snout … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 04-21-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Typos (History) Typos happen, and they slip through the most diligent of watch guards. Here are some major ones with various results. http://wqad.com/2017/03/08/its-national-proofreading-day-here-are-4-typos-that-changed-history/ Society (Spiders) First, it was wolves, then … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 04-14-2017

Abilities (Animals) A look at how animals seem to be aware of things we are not. ESP or just extra senses, the way they go to people who are upset or sick, responding to earthquakes, etc. begs the question: http://www.livescience.com/33057-do-animals-have-esp-.html … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 04-07-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Agriculture (Archaeology) The successful growth of a tree from seeds preserved prior to the Roman invasion of Judea is the beginning of restoring a palm that was once a staple … Continue reading

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

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

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.