5 Interesting Links for 03-09-2018

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Technique (Writing)

A look at common words and phrases that can bloat your writing. As usual, I feel there are reasons and a time for pretty much everything, but these are good tips to increase awareness so your choices are intentional, something the author mentions as well.
http://thoughtsbythelake.blogspot.com/2017/08/five-words-and-phrases-that-add-nothing.html

Website (Promotion)

A look at what is recommended in an author website and different ways to achieve those aims using an interview format.
http://www.susanuhlig.com/2012/06/website-qa.html

Atoms (Science)

A student researcher manages to capture an image of one atom with a digital camera. This article explains how.
https://www.livescience.com/61763-single-atom-ion-trap-photo.html

Psychology (Interesting People)

This is a compelling tale that has to be read to get the sense, but it’s about a child’s perspective of her strange life and then what happens when she discovers why as an adult.
http://www.bbc.com/news/stories-42951788

Behavior (Insects)

A study has identified part of the natural algorithm allowing army ants to function as a collective despite the small abilities of the individual ant.
https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-simple-algorithm-that-ants-use-to-build-bridges-20180226

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