Category Archives: Science

Things That Make Me Smile No.171: Archeology

Archeology is an interest of mine with the Persian, Egyptian, and Greek areas as my focus thanks to the digs and artifacts I explored as a child. This video offers a glimpse into some of the struggles found (and overcome) … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 05-10-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Crochet (Art) Enjoy these fantastic sea urchins artists created that amaze in design and scale. The crochet project was for the 2019 i Light Marina Bay Festival, a sustainability-focused spectacle … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-26-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Creativity) A neuroscientist and composer discuss how they are working together to understand creativity through their different perspectives. https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/5/16597660/david-eagleman-anthony-brandt-runaway-species-creativity-neuroscience-psychology-design-interview Resistance (Literature) Blending personal history with literature, the author explores … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-22-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Language (Society) Kalahari Bushmen have a fiercely egalitarian society that is reinforced by their language patterns. https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/2017/oct/29/why-bushman-banter-was-crucial-to-hunter-gatherers-evolutionary-success Technique (Writing) Writing active characters is important, but character reactions should not be … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-15-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Novella (Fiction) The Persistence of Blood by Juliette Wade is a deep dive into a culture driven by biology into immovable, harmful traditions and the story of one who can … Continue reading

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