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.

Things That Make Me Smile No.129: Greening Cities

I’m very much for the greening of cities, for ecological and psychological reasons. These videos talk about one New York City project and even go into the methodology, which I found fascinating and hope you will as well. I’m including … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-01-2017

Clothing (Society) Mom started an ethical t-shirt company when all of the boy shirts available had messages promoting aggression and poor behavior. It’s taking off because there are many who feel the same about gendered clothing. http://www.scarymommy.com/clothing-company-against-boys-will-be-boys-stereotype/ Language (Artificial Intelligence) … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 08-25-2017

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

5 Interesting Links for 08-18-2017

Tips (Parenting) Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers seven tips for raising daughters that apply to sons as well to foster thinking and encourage the success of a life well lived. https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/7-things-successful-people-need-to-do-courtesy-of-ruth-bader-ginsburg.html Creativity (Exercise) A study by Stanford University found that the … Continue reading

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

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

5 Interesting Links for 07-29-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Gender (Society) This is an excellent article to look at the many factors involved in gender-typing clothing and what we can do about it, all prompted by one impulsive act … Continue reading