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

5 Interesting Links for 07-21-2017

Appropriation (Society) I’ve been in the position of trying to explain cultural appropriation before, and it’s easy for me to get muddled, especially when the other person isn’t really listening. So, I give you a clear, articulate explanation not just … Continue reading

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

5 Interesting Links for 07-07-2017

Curiosities (Reading) Questions of format have always been an issue, as this collection of miniature books shows. http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/miniature-books-iowa-antique Discrimination (Society) Just as they have now determined bullying has life-long impact, so too is research finding systematic racism in the US … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-30-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Ravens (Birds) A lovely set of photographs documenting white ravens along with some notes about their place in mythology. http://www.reshareworthy.com/white-ravens/ Clothing (Society) Parents taking things into their own hands to … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No.124: The Grand Canyon.

BBC Earth’s time lapse photography of the Grand Canyon is awe inspiring. Enjoy. Note: This is on Vimeo, so if the video doesn’t display on your device, you can go here: https://vimeo.com/217407298. Also, it does contain music, so raise and … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 06-23-2017

Regeneration (Animals) Research into salamander regeneration may open opportunities for triggering human regeneration, but the mechanisms are still not understood. http://www.livescience.com/59194-could-humans-ever-regenerate-limbs.html Anthropology (Interesting People) A fascinating biographical account of a self-taught Victorian anthropologist whose attitudes toward the cultures she studied … Continue reading

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

5 Interesting Links for 06-09-2017

Discovery (Archaeology) The discovery of remains from a coastal village in British Colombia offers new information about when the first human migration occurred and substantiates the Heiltsuk Nation’s oral traditions. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/14000-village-discovered-triquet-island-british-columbia-canada-oldest-settlment-north-america-a7673726.html Lighting (Environment) The AMA is issuing guidelines for LED … Continue reading