5 Interesting Links for 02-08-2013

Insects (Environment)

While efforts are being made to find new chemicals to kill insects, they may be having the reverse effect by discouraging spider presence, a natural insect deterrent even just from abandoned silk according to this study.

Time Capsule Apartment (Interesting People)

There’s a story behind this woman who left her apartment just before World War II and yet kept paying the rent until her death this year, a story she took with her, but her apartment offers a glimpse into that time.

Human Limits (Science)

A look at the different known limits for human survival from temperature, to oxygen, to pressure.

Mars (Space)

Mars is so cold, apparently, that some of its snowfall is dry ice:

Storytelling (Writing)

Twenty-two rules for storytelling based on Pixar studios. While I don’t agree that all of them work for everyone, they offer a good starting point when you’re beginning, and some things to think about even further on the writing path.

Curve of Her Claw

Fall into a world where beauty is a facade, and one elf is pushed beyond reason to rid herself of the smooth-skinned curse. ~ Now available as an eBook:
Curve of Her Claw

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2 Responses to 5 Interesting Links for 02-08-2013

  1. Michele says:

    All interesting again, but I would really love to hear more, know more of the history behind the Time Capsule apartment. This is so intriguing and, short of writing the story myself (LOL) I wonder why she never went back, what happened, why she walked away from it all. Human nature at it’s finest.

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