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