5 Interesting Links for 01-24-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Aging (Brain) A new research path undertaken by the University of California at Berkeley is offering potential treatment for age-related dementia. Previously considered inevitable neurodegeneration, these experiments point to a … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 01-17-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Technology (Demonstrations) Gingerbread houses take up a lot of counter space for something generally considered decoration rather than edible. The last quality is truer of this gingerbread house than most, … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 01-10-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Services (Disability) The rules governing the primary disability support systems in the United States trap those who require services but with that help can still work as this story shows. … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No.193: Steampunk Glasswork

Follow my smiles for a bit, and you might figure out I find blown and shaped glass fascinating. Similarly, I love gears, mechanics, and steam-powered technology. While this video does not show the crafting of the steam engine, the glasswork … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 01-03-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Assistance (Disability) The improvements offered by the Americans with Disabilities Act still require better implementation and social changes because the requirement to ask for help carries its own burdens. The … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No.192: Maker Faire Mechanicals

Here is a quick, yet perfect, example of the wonder and creativity of Maker Faire to entertain you as the year comes to an end. Welcome to the Age of Innovation…the Victorian Era.

5 Interesting Links for 12-27-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Culture (Bullying) A new study determined the most effective anti-bullying policies involve encouraging students at school and at home as well as providing a positive school climate. It’s not as … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 12-20-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Culture (Education) Mike Wilcox, an anthropologist who teaches at Stanford University, seeks to correct the false narrative surrounding California’s Native American population by engaging his students in working with the … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No.190: What Anoles Offer Nature Studies

This is the first in a series of videos looking at how studying anoles benefits a wide variety of research fields because of the diversity found in this lizard. The video itself offers a different glimpse of diversity by including … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 12-13-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Fiction (Fantasy) The Jewels of Montforte by Adam Corbin Fusco is delightful post-apocalyptic pyrate novelette with a rogue who is much more than that. Though named part 1, this is … Continue reading