Things That Make Me Smile No.186: Steampunk Music Video

I’m trying to choose smiles with some form of inspiration for those undergoing the NaNo (a 30-day challenge to write 50,000 words) during the month of November. This is a powerful song with an evocative feel. Don’t watch the video … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 11-01-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Evolution) There are several evolutionary jumps where we can see the beginning and the end but not how it happened. A discovery regarding simple and complex cells might fill … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 10-25-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Business (Economics) While ignoring the admittedly intangible aspect of creating dependencies, this article explains why many popular online services are at risk of disappearing as fast as they arrived. These … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 10-18-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Archeology (Babies) New studies of vessels resembling modern sippy cups gives insight into prehistoric infant raising and its similarities to our practices. (Via David Bridger) https://phys.org/news/2019-09-evidence-early-baby-bottles-animal.html Design (Book Covers) Some … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 10-11-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Adoption (Cats) Things to consider when thinking about adopting a special needs cat. https://www.worldsbestcatlitter.com/2017/03/what-to-know-before-adopting-a-special-needs-or-senior-cat/ Short Story (Fiction) A very short story with a meaning that creeps up on you with … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 10-04-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Art (Cats) Any cat parent knows there’s no way around cat hair…unless you have a Sphinx…but this creative couple makes treasure out of shed. https://mymodernmet.com/hair-cat-hats-ryo-yamazaki/ For Fun (Creativity) Creativity can … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-27-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Just for Fun (Dogs) This happens to be an author I enjoy, or rather an author team (Ilona Andrews), but I’m sharing it because of the chuckles…and warnings about allowing … Continue reading

Things That Make Me Smile No.182: Steampunk Pole Dancing

This clip from Australia’s Got Talent certainly lives up to its title as a creative mother of three turns her need to stay physically fit into a mind-bending, steampunkesque delight. Enjoy. Author, photographer, and artist Victoria L. Szulc brought this … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-20-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Psychology (Cats) The Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (or CATS) organized the advertising takeover of an underground station in London using crowdfunding. They replaced all the advertising with pictures of cats … Continue reading

5 Interesting Links for 09-13-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Culture (Awards) While the award in this announcement might not be well known outside of the science fiction and fantasy community, I’m sharing this letter for a larger purpose. It … Continue reading