Science Fiction link roundup!

I have more than a couple thing saved in Feedly…. The Weirdest Things You Never Knew About the Making Of Flash Gordon The Art of Neil Gaiman 31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From Candid Videos Of Astronauts Being Dorks In Space Are Just Adorable (OK, this …

Feminist link roundup!

I have so many things saved in Feedly it’s getting embarrassing. Here are a few things I’ve been meaning to share but have just never gotten around to… Witches, Wise Women, and Widows: A Cultural Look at Viking RPG The Banner Saga The Secret Life Of Sally Ride, The First …

Linkdump: Abandoned Places

Cleaning out some saved sites, so I apologize if any of these are ones you’ve seen before! I love abandoned places. Old falling-down houses, bricked-off subway stations, hotels that were never finished, power plants left to rot, empty¬†hospitals¬†and institutions. There’s just something so lonely, so stark, such a sense of …

Linkdump – My Parents were Awesome

My apologies if any of these are repeats — I’m cleaning out my starred items! Most of you know that I’m fascinated with the website My Parents Were Awesome; sometimes I just like the look of the person, sometimes I love that the photo is so¬†indicative¬†of a time, sometimes I …

Video Linkdump

Grab a beer! This is a long ¬†one (if you watch the videos). Let’s get this party started with the South Florida Raging Grannies wearing crazy pink outfits and singing a fabulous angry song about Florida and not being able to say the word “uterus.”  

Linkdump

How about starting this off with a little Star Trek humor? Hee. — Here’s one for my geeky sewing friends: Gingham Invaders cloth! — How have I never seen this before? Yuri Gagarin archive video (you may want to turn your volume down, the music is pretty hideous) – — …

Video linkdump

Grab a drink! This is a long one! — For the most part I don’t like to recommend videos that are very long – I don’t like to sit and watch long boring shit that someone else has said is the best thing since sliced bread, why should you?! But …

Linkdump

In previous linkdumps I’d linked to stories of a school that used student’s laptops to check in on them at home, and those links included happy stories such as the one student accused of popping pills (spoiler alert: IT WAS CANDY). The school settled in October. And we’re alllllll sure …

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The FBI asks for their tracker back, after a student find the GPS located they were tracking him with. Er? — I do love me some dark harsh reality, which is why I¬†throughly¬†enjoyed this article on a Detroit ER Trauma surgeon. I could read a whole book on that. — …

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From the Department of Totally Fucking Awesome: A thief broke into my car. I used Craigslist, a dating site, MySpace and a fast food joint to track him down See, aspiring thief, you just never know what you’re stepping into when you hit up a random car on a random …

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You may not know, but I have a thing for clocks (one day I will own an elaborate and annoyingly loud cuckoo clock… one day….). So I found this article on Frank and Joseph Bily, clock carvers, absolutely fascinating. — I also have a thing for books, but sadly didn’t …

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ZOMFG, this is absolutely brilliant. Zombies and the greatest running-a-red-light-ticket ever. — From the awesome to the awesomely cute – how to make a teensy tiny BBQ grill out of an Altoid Tin. WANT! OMG teh cute!!! And it WORKS! — Speaking of food, what the fuck should I have …

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I know so many people who would appreciate these science cookie cutters! — I also know a lot of people who would appreciate the many faces of Johnny Depp. Hard to say which one is my favorite! — From Regretsy – Beached Fail. Hee. Related: Goodbye Kitty (this one made …

Linkdump

World’s Greatest Homeless Sign Ever. — How to make a Death Star cookie. — The Periodic Table of Swearing. — This science-fiction themed dinner party is giving me some ideas. — Hee! They Might Be Giants shot glasses! — I think the packaging really makes this – knitted meat. — …

Linkdump dedications

Here’s a photo for Sharon. Yay, freaks! — Here’s a book for Alana. Yay, hoarders! — Here’s one for Quinn. Yay, Hello Kitty! — Here’s one for all my geek-loving friends. Yay, peaceful and humorous protests! — Here’s one for Erin. Yay, making thread! — Here’s one for Mariana and …

Linkdump of ick

Yes, you may thank me for sharing. — Man dies; then his mom dies; then they are both eaten by cats. — OK, this one is kind of funny – car full of zombies crashes. — And this one is kind of sad – H.G. Wells short story competition gets …

Video linkdump

This has been making the rounds, so I know I’m not the first of my friends to post it: Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury.(Oh yeah; NSFW) — I used to have one of these moving, light-up Bartenders as a kid. Which is a lot more creepy in retrospect (also in watching …

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LOVE – Amputee cat learns to walk with new bionic rear feet. — Also LOVE – she’s sold out of them right now, but I may need some of these merit badges. Hee. — Did you know we recently celebrated the 30th Anniversary of Airplane?! Surely I picked the wrong …

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Here’s one for Sharon – two-headed kitty, born in West Virginia! — Famous Hollywood movie sets… in miniature! — So awesome – pin-up girl calendar… in x-ray! — I live in an odd town; a good portion of the locals move away as soon as they graduate, as do a …

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Mostly I don’t read “mommy blogs” because, you know, that’s how you come down with children (kids! they’re like the flu! casual contact can cause them!) but almost always, this blog makes me laugh… or sniffle. — This one’s for Craig – Lego ship in a glass bottle. — Here’s …

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Whoa – MetaFilter is good for something – MetaFilter Saved My Pals From Sex Traffickers. — Hee hee hee – Before I met you, my heart was a crap taco. — This would be funnier except I know someone who would actually do that. :shudder: Furries are creepier than clowns. …