Archives: November 2009

links for 2009-11-29

Turkey City Lexicon – A Primer for SF Workshops A lexicon of poor tropes in SF writing that should be avoided. (tags: tropes funny reference writing scifi) Amazon.com: know more about Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander mysteries Swedish mystery writer that seems to be very popular amonst literary folk, (tags: books reading mysteries) Language Log: The

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links for 2009-11-25

Andy Warhol's Illustrations for The Little Red Hen From The Best in Children's Books Nelson Doubleday 1958. I personally like how the little red hen is actually pink throughout. (tags: art books illustration education warhol)

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links for 2009-11-24

Tiger Beatdown › The Edward Cullen Underpants Conundrum Sady illustrates for us why Twilight is really just conservative porn for Ladeez. And she's right, too. (tags: twilight feminism movies sexism celebrity) Depressed Woman Loses Health Benefits for Happy Pics on Facebook Judging by the comments on this article, there are a whole lot of people

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links for 2009-11-23

David Vines: If It Were Me, I'd Be Embarrassed A 17 year old Palin supporter has her facts mixed up, and gets all up in arms when a reporter confronts her with facts to correct her misinformation. (tags: Palin idiots republicans) Palin Booed By Book Tour Crowd She left 300 some people standing in the

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links for 2009-11-22

7 Popular 'Chick Flicks' That Secretly Hate Women | Cracked.com Wow, an amazingly astute feminist article from cracked.com of all places. Will wonders never cease? Brava, cracked.com (tags: movies cracked feminism misogyny women)

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links for 2009-11-20

Palin snubs local media on tour Uh huh. (tags: politics media) Area Man Passionate Defender Of What He Imagines Constitution To Be | The Onion – America's Finest News Source "Our very way of life is under siege," said Mortensen, whose understanding of the Constitution derives not from a close reading of the document but

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links for 2009-11-18

International Klein Blue – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The hex triplet for International Klein Blue – useful. (tags: klein colors colour paintings design fun)

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links for 2009-11-17

Free Knitting Pattern: Log Cabin Afghan Square (tags: knitting pattern logcabin) Knit Flix « hAMImono Movies with people knitting in them. (tags: movies knitting lists funny) Chicken Viking Hat by Sarah @ Aloha Misc. Media House (tags: knitting patterns) Fingerstaches are pretty cool. Yes, they are. (tags: knitting patterns)

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links for 2009-11-14

Meet The Predators « Really astounding evidence identifying who the average rapist is and how they go about committing their crimes. These are new stats that the main stream media really should be shouting from the rooftops, because they would give police and communities new ways to prevent rape and crime directed at women. (tags:

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links for 2009-11-12

Tom Richmond iPhone App rejected » The Daily Cartoonist MAD Magazine artist Tom Richmond has been working on an iPhone app with movie director/entrepreneur Ray Griggs that allows users to search a database for contact information of every congressman. Tom did 540 caricatures – one for every representative in union and territories – for the

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links for 2009-11-11

Junk Food Turns Rats Into Addicts / Science News These reward pathway deficits persisted for weeks after the rats stopped eating the junk food, the researchers found. “It’s almost as if you break these things, it’s very, very hard to go back to the way things were before,” Kenny says. When the junk food was

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links for 2009-11-09

On North Concord, it's desolation row | The Indianapolis Star Shocked that Mayor Ballard's plan to deal with vacant housing hasn't worked. Gee Mayor, what could be the problem? (tags: indianapolis economy housing politics)

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links for 2009-11-08

Custom Postcards: Create and Send Them Worldwide with HazelMail! More postcard mailers from your own postcards (tags: photos postcards lifehacks) Postful: The Web's Printer Another place that lest you send postcards of your own pictures. (tags: lifehacks snailmail postal postcards) AmazingMail – Product Selection lets you send your own pictures as postcards. (tags: photos postcards)

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links for 2009-11-07

Knitting Pattern Central – Free Toy Knitting Pattern Link Directory Ideas for the giant stash of yarn Stephanie picked up for a song. (tags: patterns knitting toys)

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links for 2009-11-06

MYTH BUSTED: Internet Use Doesn’t Lead to Isolation cool. (tags: research media internet socialnetworking) Website Maintenance Tips for Front-End Developers – Smashing Magazine (tags: webdev webdesign resources)

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links for 2009-11-05

DavidMixner.com – Enough, No More, Enough "Call this campaign against us what it is – Gay Apartheid. Refuse to allow any of our fellow Americans, President Obama or our allies to view this as a political issue who time hasn't quite come. America is in the process of creating a system of Gay Apartheid. We

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links for 2009-11-04

The App Garden on Flickr (tags: api flickr photography webdesign applications development) flogr – Project Hosting on Google Code (tags: flickr gallery software)

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Things I’ve Learned on the Internet

The long and involved commented I posted on this Cute Overload post, just because it’s one of those things I’ve finally figured out after being on the internet for over 20 years. When I’m walking down the hall and I accidentally step on someone’s toes, I apologize for it and take a moment to make

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links for 2009-11-03

Prairie Lights Bookstore Iowa City's premiere independent bookseller in Iowa City. I'm bookmarking with the intent of visiting when we're in Iowa for family thanksgiving. (tags: bookstore iowa reading books shopping) Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award Who will be the next Kurt Vonnegut or James Whitcomb Riley? The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana

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links for 2009-11-02

Bobbs-Merrill Company – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: education reading) 20th-Century American Bestsellers: House of a Thousand Candles information about the Indianapolis written novel. (tags: ideas Indiana novel MeredithNicholson) The House of a Thousand Candles (1936) – Overview – MSN Movies Synopsis of the movie, which seems much different to me than the book I

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