5 Interesting Links for 12-29-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Inspiration (Robots) Using natural abilities observed in the octopus, a robotics team is developing camouflage for soft robots. https://www.livescience.com/60669-octopus-inspired-robots-camouflage.html Revitalization (Interesting People) A look at two lives seeped in West … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 12-22-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Tuna Fishing (History) Tuna fishing was brought to Sicily by the Arabs, but this part of the history is not given the attention it deserves as shown by the decaying … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No.134: Science Made Approachable

I’m a great fan of science made approachable. It’s easy to see science as magic when you lack the foundation to understand complex explanations, but so much is observable if we are only pointed in the right direction. This explanation … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 12-15-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Influence (Reading) How The Monster at the End of This Book (a Grover story I enjoyed with my kids) helped teach an author about the power of literature and its … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 12-08-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Tips (Travel) 25 tips from experienced travelers to make your trip less expensive and more enjoyable. http://www.wisebread.com/25-secrets-from-the-worlds-most-frugal-frequent-travelers Reviews (Promotion) Techniques to get book reviews on a title within the rules … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 12-01-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. STEM (Interesting People) How the organization Girls Who Code helps inspire young people to reach for their dreams especially in STEM even if they might fail, because failure helps you … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 11-24-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Techniques (Promotion) A look at ways to reach your book’s audience through defining your reader in specific terms. https://www.selfpublishedauthor.com/node/455 Aliens (Science) The search for alien life does so much more … Continue reading

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