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A rare glimpse of the Tasmanian Tiger has surfaced in an old black and white film taken in 1935 of the only one in captivity and possibly the last remaining alive.
I mentioned on my blog that I finally received the answer to a lifetime of complicated medical complaints in my diagnosis of hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). In researching my condition, I found it disproportionately affects non-white men and women of all races. This matches my experience where I have been told since puberty that I exaggerate pain levels and everything is in my head even in the presence of detectable symptoms. This essay from another EDS patient adds a level of bias I don’t suffer but which is especially relevant in the United States. I’d say relevant now, but that’s more a matter of a greater awareness than a greater bias.
Gen X (Interesting People)
This is a fascinating character profile not just of a person but of a generation. I was surprised to see how closely it matched my experience, but beyond that curiosity, the article also offers lessons for writers as they build not just one generation but all of them.
Bullet Notebooks (Organization)
I’ve long been curious about the concept of bullet notebooks, and several of my writer friends swear by them. This article lays out the concept along with how such journals can assist in productivity and mood balancing. It also offers suggestions for the necessary tools.
The re-identification of a fossil uncovered in Victoria, Australia, has revealed additional information about elaphrosaurs, a category of dinosaur that left few clues as to its range and survival periods. It was previously unknown on the Australian continent.