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

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 ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Best cartoon of the week: Strong Bad Returns To Emailing After Years of Silence. Best April Fools gimmick: CERN researchers confirm existence of the Force. Random funny of the week: Two Medieval Monks Invent Bestiaries. Your Life is Boring. In Defense of the TBR Pile A good take on the kerfluffle over the Hugo nominee list this past weekend. 8 Reasons Why Authors Are Assholes $50 Code – Less Money, More Headache: on why paying only $50 for custom blog… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Fun video of the week: Shut up and Dance. Cute videos of the week: Chipmunk Enjoys Fresh Bed Sheets, and the most tolerant cat ever. Cool thing of the week: George Mason students using sound waves to extinguish fire. I was highly entertained by the #VeryRealisticYA thread on Twitter. An author talks about “appropriate literature” and how that applies to girls, girls reading, and feminism. Gen Con Threatens to Leave Indiana Over Controversial “Religious Freedom” Bill. More good advice from… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Photo series of the week: Finland Night Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt. Kindle Cover Disasters. This is what happens when you don’t hire a professional designer to do your book cover. 10 Words Every Girl Should Learn. Consent: Not actually that complicated. Here’s the thing: stop doing shit you don’t like. Double and half (freelancer math). What Your Tweets Say About You. I followed the link to the Twitter analyzer. I’m about Average on emotional style, have a High rating for… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Photo series of the week: 35 Incredible Examples of Double Exposure Photography. “Good Guy Sauron” Meme Shows Off The Helpful Side Of The Dark Lord. A Campaign to Put a Woman on the Twenty-Dollar Bill. Children, Chores, and the Gender Pay Gap at Home. Girls do more chores than boys and are less likely to get an allowance in exchange for their work. When they do, they are paid less. Are we scaring the Gentlemen out of Men? What The… Read the rest ⇒


Wednesday Treasure Trove

Wednesday Treasure Trove

Cute video of the week: Snoring hummingbird. Art series of the week: Women Characters Redesigned by Women SFF Artists. Princess Peach is my favorite. Photo series of the week: 15 Photos Of People From All Over The World Next To How Much Food They Eat Per Day. Perchance to Dream: LARPing Hamlet at Castle Elsinore. 21 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Can Do. I legit did not know some of these. Ask Auntie MJ: How Do I Human? Good… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

AWESOME VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Jimmy Kimmel Gets Doctors to Tell Anti-Vaxxers What They Should Already Know. Art series of the week: Awesome Drawings on Photographs by Johan Thornqvist. Some cool products this week: This Vending Machine Takes Bottles And Gives Food To Stray Dogs In Exchange. Milk tumblers made from chocolate chip cookies. This Amazing Beehive From Australia Harvests Its Own Honey. Laugh of the week: Actual Boyfriends Try on Boyfriend Jeans. How ‘Transference’ Makes You Hard to Live… Read the rest ⇒