Category: Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

Art series of the week: an artist creates surreal portraits of shelter dogs. Sci-fi and fantasy authors reveal truths in the strangest fiction. aka. just because there’s a dragon in the book doesn’t mean the story isn’t based on reality. Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds. I knew it. Paper books FTW! Forget Glasses. Soon Your Computer Display Will Correct Your Vision. Thoughts on ferguson as a white woman. Great post by Elizabeth. Ive Leaguers may… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

Art series of the week: Meticulous Cut Paper Illustrations by Maude White. Video of the week: Puppies Rolling Down Hills. Comic of the week: How to Make Small Talk with Introverts. Spot on. How to Be Polite. The Reasons I Don’t Read: Causes of the Dreaded Book Slump What is an e-book worth? The Future of College? “A brash tech entrepreneur thinks he can reinvent higher education by stripping it down to its essence, eliminating lectures and tenure along with… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

Video of the week: Dear Kitten. Life lessons from an older cat. Photo series of the week: Pit Bulls Photographed As Lovely Fairy Tale Creatures. Comic of the week: Penny Arcade vs. the Mash-Up Tee. Been There, Done That: Why We Keep Retelling Fairy Tales. How To Be A Grown Ass Woman: Health + Personal Care. Don’t Worry: Stupid People Will Kill Us All Before The Robots Do. The Scourge of “Relatability”. The author makes a distinction between identification with… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

3 Ways To Say No To People Who Want To Pick Your Brain Americans are overworked but aren’t taking time off. What gives? 3 Ways to Earn More Money from Client Work 7 Weirdest Things About Working From Home. #1 so much, though usually it’s to Sienna, not myself. This One Weird Trick Will Make You 95% More Productive At Work! Lol. Man-made ‘breathing’ leaf is an oxygen factory for space travel 28 Famous Men Who Prove You Don’t Need… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

Photo series of the week: 10 Tree Roots Winning Their Battle Against Concrete. Earthily beautiful. Squee of excitement video of the week: the official Outlander trailer (starts Aug. 9 on Starz). Thought video of the week: Can Babies Tell Right From Wrong? Children Exposed To Religion Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fact From Fiction, Study Finds. Not surprised. Not Everyone Is Beautiful. Read before reacting. ‘Are you really going to eat that?’ Yes, and it’s nobody else’s business. The governor of Ohio… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

Art round-up of the week: Tor.com collected 170 drawings and paintings of dragons through the ages for your viewing pleasure. More dragon-related stuff: The Dragonriders of Pern: The Best Series We May Never See Filmed. I would love to see this series make it to screen – movie or tv. What Happened When We Gave Our Daughter My Last Name. (the mother’s last name, to clarify) “Language shapes how we view things before we even know we are viewing them…. Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

Adorable video of the week: Just Seven Kittens Reacting in Unison to a Shiny Object. Funny gif of the week, for you Game of Thrones fans. Fascinating project/experiment: Meet HitchBot: The Robot That’s Going To Try Hitchhiking Across Canada This Summer. Behold, the Fold. One designer’s answer to clients still talking about ‘above the fold’ in regards to web design. Summary: there is no such thing anymore. Confessions Of A Binge Reader (Or, How I Read So Much). I feel… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

Video of the week: the quickest, no-mess way to separate egg whites from yolks. Art series of the week: 18 Empowering Illustrations to Remind Everyone Who’s Really in Charge of Women’s Bodies. Pick the Pit. So you think you know what a pit bull is? How To Tell A Loved One Their Favourite Book Sucks. I have yet to finish the boy’s favorite book, but I have a feeling this will be needed. 21 Jokes So Clever You Probably Won’t… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

Cute/full-of-feels video of the week: My 11-Year-Old Pit Bull Beat Cancer, So I Gave Him A Birthday He’ll NEVER Forget! It’s Time to End the Prejudice Against Pit Bulls. Agreed. My Sienna is 75% pitbull, and she’s a sweetie. New Guidelines For Readers. Summary: pretty much anything goes, except shaming other readers. Can You Love a Flawed Novel? Yes, I can. Forgetting a Child in the Backseat of a Car Is a Horrifying Mistake. Is It a Crime? I can’t… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove: this week's round-up of read-worthy links.

If you only read one thing on this list, read this one: Why you’re (probably) not a great communicator. Reading as a Kind of Meditation. This is very true for me. I sink into books. We’re Losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome. The 15 Punctuation Marks – in order of how much they do and how hard they should be to learn. Rejected Princesses. Princesses too awesome, awful, or offbeat to get their own animated movies. Have… Read the rest ⇒