5 Interesting Links for 11-23-2012

Television (Life)

My husband loves to watch re-runs. Suddenly I understand that there might be more to it than being too tired to flip the channel.
http://www.livescience.com/23148-tv-reruns-may-replenish-tired-minds.html

Young Adult (Publishing)

A look at what the young adult market is interested in:
http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-book-news/article/54166-what-s-new-in-ya-mashups.html

Body Language (Science)

I have used the unlikely gesture of baring teeth with friendly intent, i.e. a smile, as a culture clash in my writing before, so an article on the evolution of this gesture of course caught my eye. It’s surprisingly logical:
http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/2654-evolution-smiling.html

Alternate Fuels (Technology)

While I disagree with the thought of this as a long-term solution, it’s certainly a unique way to simultaneously reduced the carbon dioxide in the air and give us more time to adapt our lifestyles to a non-petroleum dependent approach:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/fuel/9619269/British-engineers-produce-amazing-petrol-from-air-technology.html

Muse (Writing)

Every year, I do a challenge on Forward Motion call May Story a Day. Though I’ve never achieved one story a day for a whole month, I’ve gotten some of my strongest works started during that challenge. Originally, it was driven by idea generators alone, and I’m always on the lookout for good ones. This generates a basic character with some specific characteristics…my favorite type.
http://rangen.co.uk/chars/quickchargen.php

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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