5 Interesting Links for 11-17-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Restoration (Environment) Coral reefs are important to sea life and humans alike, but they are dying at a rapid rate. This study offers hope for a way to restore the … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 11-11-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Memoir (Poverty) A personal narrative about living with poverty that demonstrates the lack of awareness shown in most financial advice targeting those at the edge of the economy. http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/41848-if-you-ve-never-lived-in-poverty-stop-telling-poor-people-what-they-should-do Social … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 11-03-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Businesses (Life) An innovative suggestion made by a deaf employee at Starbucks has been taken up by the organization to provide special aprons both reminding others they are communicating with … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 10-27-2017

Transition (Publishing) Kristine Kathryn Rusch muses on the state traditional authors find themselves in when they are coming into the modern publishing environment late as the shelter of even bestseller status no longer guarantees contracts and struggling with all of … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 10-20-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Crafts (Interesting People) The author interviews and watches the last surviving sea silk seamstress to capture what is a dying art. http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20170906-the-last-surviving-sea-silk-seamstress Latino (Art) Google stepped in to address the … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 10-13-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Primitive (Innovation) A demonstration of how to make sandals out of available plants to protect your feet in a forest. It reminds me of my sister’s string work, only with … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 10-06-2017

History (Reading) A cross between marginalia and highlighting, this article provides examples of manicules from old texts. http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/manicules Philosophy (Employment) This article is a direct demonstration of the change in philosophy that is crippling our country. Though it singles out … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-22-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Origins (Food) The history of various foods that are often assumed to be European because of how important they’ve become to those cuisines. https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/culture/health-wellness/10-foods-natives-had-before-europeans/ Resources (Photography) The extensive Francis Firth … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-15-2017

Science Fiction (Fiction) A lovely story about acceptance, revolution, and love in a future imbued with magic and song. https://www.tor.com/2017/07/12/waiting-on-a-bright-moon/ Sleep (Life) Some tips for converting to a consistent wake-up schedule with the caveat that not all of them will … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-08-2017

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.