Linky lovey

#2 went a little crazy on cute overload.  Maru and friendTamaTiny.

it is so hot in TX that baby elephants need to get in the pool…. http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2013/08/splish-splash-belle-takes-a-bath.html

Deep sea news recipe for sharknado.

Chauncy de Vega talks about why we need to be careful about ridiculing racists.

Jliedl discusses what historical data can’t tell you about fertility.

this is a pretty cool website, domestic product

Beards, mustaches, and science.

The pessimist shows us how to be outraged on the internet. 

More details on a recent internet stalking case from the daily dot.

Slate asks What if Star Wars Episode II didn’t suck.  16 riveting minutes– totally worth watching.

The siege perilous notes that sci fi often starts rambling at the dinner table.

This is a cool explanation of the science of housecats.  By koryos.

would this be helpful in teaching about privilege?  From Vasundharaa

Book riot with stuff book snobs say and translations.

John Mulady says oh by the way tonight my friends and I were talking.

For the menz, from solarbird, on gatekeeping and recourse. 

Intersectionality or GTFO talks about the toxicity of follow your bliss.

Tenured radical talks about five big lies about campus rape.

San Diego Hooters refuse to serve Bob Filner.

Awful library books with a truly awful book. 

You’ve probably already seen the internet ecosystem from college humor. 

We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance.

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12 Responses to “Linky lovey”

  1. Alyssa Says:

    Thanks for sharing The Pessimist – I’ll definitely add that to my newsfeed!

  2. delagar Says:

    I really love the one by Kyros on the science of housecats. Thanks!

  3. J Liedl Says:

    Thanks for including me and providing a fun linkfest to wile away my Saturday!

  4. Rumpus Says:

    That’s a lot of interesting links…I best enjoyed the tiny lions.

  5. Rented life Says:

    Oh I loved Amanda Nelson’s piece; I saw it earlier this week. And cats yay!!’

    • nicoleandmaggie Says:

      We don’t agree with her on everything though. For example, although there are examples of stories in which the movie is better than the book (ex. Silence of the Lambs, Who Framed Roger Rabbit), The Princess Bride is not one of them. It is true the movie is amazing, but the book is *even better*.

      • rented life Says:

        No but I agree with the idea. (I don’t think I’ve read Who Framed Roger Rabbit. I can’t imagine it without seeing and hearing it.) I know a few book purists who refuse to think that the movie version has any value. And sometimes the movie is different, but taken on it’s own, is still good, and not devaluing the book.

      • nicoleandmaggie Says:

        It’s not a very good book– Roger Rabbit in that book (technically, “Who censored Roger Rabbit”) is kind of a jerk. It does have some interesting science fiction/fantasy on doppelgangers, but is nowhere near as satisfying an experience.

  6. chacha1 Says:

    I love the “siege perilous” post.


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