Category: Tuesday Treasure Trove

A weekly round-up of links to interesting things I find around the internet. Links can range from funny to serious, and across all sorts of topics.

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Awesome of the week: A wedding photographer responds to comments complaining about his support for gay marriage. Funny of the week: Instagram Death Match: Rosé vs. Avocado Toast. I vote for eating avocado toast while drinking rosé personally. The most annoying restaurant trend happening today. This actually doesn’t bother me. The Power of Every Word: Why I Stopped Using “Actually” and “But” in My Customer Service Emails. I spent the last 15 years trying to become an American. I’ve failed…. Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Video of the week: This baby bear is an excellent rock climber. Do Animals Laugh? Tickle Experiments Suggest They Do. A Map of Every Game of Thrones Filming Location in Real Life. That would be an epic road trip. Is it still a road trip if you have to fly? Why Scream For Gelato Instead Of Ice Cream? Here’s The Scoop. Sony Was Concerned About Horizon Zero Dawn’s Female Protagonist, Like That’s Not Something People Want. Personally, I think this… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Cool photo project of the week: 16 animal selfies that capture life in the Serengeti. Magical photo series of the week: Dark fantasy photography draws inspiration from magical books and films. What It’s Like to Be Declared Dead by the Government. This would be surreal, in a not good way. The Attack on Truth. “While many natural scientists declared the battle won and headed back to their labs, some left-wing postmodernist criticisms of truth began to be picked up by… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Meta thing of the week: Old Coffee Grounds Turned Into Mugs (For Drinking More Coffee, Of Course). Comic strip of the week: On a Plate. Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other. Can a Font Make Us Believe Something is True? Difficult Questions From My Mixed-Race Son. The Two Words That Make You More Credible are not what you might expect. What’s wrong with political correctness? This was a good read. Why You Can’t Market to Millennials (as through the… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Art series of the week: Project Canismo: Sheltered Dogs Create Unique Paintings. Teen girl’s awesome letter to school after getting detention for her outfit. Best quote: “If you are truly so concerned that a boy in this school will get distracted by my upper back and shoulders then he needs to be sent home and practice self control.” The Difference Between ‘Best By,’ ‘Sell By’ And ‘Expires On’. The Lowly Life of a Romance Cover Model. This was strangely fascinating…. Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Photo series of the week: When Star Wars Villains and Shelter Animals Come Together. Our Secret Identity Crisis: “We’re more into alter egos than ever – just not, strangely enough, in our superhero stories.” The internet is running out of room – but we can save it. How Can I Talk To Women On The Internet Without Being Creepy? “Women are not here to be your playthings, to make you feel clever or worthy or interesting or attractive. If you… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

When and where would you die in a Zombie apocalypse? I died in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas after surviving 6 months and 9 days. Two digital music fun time-wasting sites: Touch Pianist, and typedrummer. A Day in the Life of Pinterest Get Free Wi-Fi At The Beach, But Only If You’re In the Shade. Kind of a neat skin-cancer awareness/prevention measure. Mounting Evidence of Advantages for Children of Working Mothers. “Evidence is mounting that having a working mother… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund. This is where I donated. I will also continue to support the artisan communities there. Video of the week: Watch a dog play ping pong. Photo project of the week: Food Gradients by Brittany Wright. Mind-blowing thought of the week: No one could see the color blue until modern times. “Ancient languages didn’t have a word for blue — not Greek, not Chinese, not Japanese, not Hebrew. And without a word for the color, there is… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Video of the week: a 1950’s-esque interpretation of Radiohead’s Creep. I cannot express how much I love this. Why We Shouldn’t Sugarcoat YA: “That’s one of the biggest differences between the generation of the authors writing YA and the actual young adults we’re hoping to reach. We sought answers in books, while they can pull up a search engine on their phone. And what they’re going to see online is far, far more graphic and aggressive than what we try… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Cool project of the week: a Kickstarter to photograph authors as characters in their own worlds. Cartoon of the week: Risky Date. This!! Adorable thing of the week: Shelter Puts Dogs In A Photobooth To Get Them Adopted. Selfie Fables – what if Disney characters had Instagram? Too funny. A chef has fun transforming junk food into gourmet dishes. Making ice cream that tastes like color. Super intrigued by this. The Anatomy of Rage. One author reaches her breaking point… Read the rest ⇒