Category: Tuesday Treasure Trove

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 ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

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

Cute animal videos of the week: Owl Assists Illustrator Using Tablet, and French Bulldog Puppy Playing With A Door Stopper, and Pit Bull and Deer Develop the Most Delightful Workout Program EVER. Funny illustration series of the week: Grumpy Cat Takes Over Disney Cartoons. Mesmerizing but slightly creepy art series of the week: Playfully Surreal Photo-Manipulations are Self Portraits with a Twist, and Fairytale Mugshots. Corporate kudos of the week: Tesla Releases Patents for the ‘Good of Mankind’. Client Feedback… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

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

Hilarious/mesmerizing gif of the week. 30 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Horrible. 10 Times You’re Better Off Keeping Your Mouth Shut. You Don’t Have to Be Evil to Sell Things: A Primer on Ad Writing & Sexism. Really good line-up. Be sure to check out the links at the end about how sex & sexism don’t actually sell. Can You Call a 9-Year-Old a Psychopath? (via Caitlin) In Defense of Spoiling the Dog The Next Giant Chinese… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

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

Art series of the week: these great posters illustrating points from #YesAllWomen. Video of the week: James McAvoy Won’t Do Star Trek Impressions For Patrick Stewart. A Better Way to Say Sorry Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds. “The overall problem is one of a culture where instead of seeing women as, you know, people, protagonists of their own stories just like we are of ours, men are taught that women are things to “earn,” to… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

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

Photo series of the week: Photographer Reveals the Lonely Side of Superheroes. Video of the week: How Frozen Should Have Ended. YES. Atheists have higher IQs. “Researchers found that those with high IQs had greater self-control and were able to do more for themselves – so did not need the benefits that religion provides.” Two great posts on the #YesAllWomen phenomenon: #YesAllWomen and Not All Men, But Still Too Many Men. Compliments That Aren’t About Physical Appearance. N.K. Jemisin’s Guest… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

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

Cartoon of the week: What it’s like to own a Tesla Model S. Actually kind of want one now… (ha! price tag. Ha ha ha). Photo series of the week: The Topography of Tears. Different kinds of tears look different under a microscope – crazy! Very interesting read: What Most Freaks Out Scholars Who Study The Future Of Humanity? Hell Yes! Swearing Is Good For You, Study Says. I f*&king knew it. 8 Ways to Improve Your Web Presence. #4… Read the rest ⇒