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Friday Linkblogging - 11/06/2010 
11th-Jun-2010 12:38 pm
Right, shall we try and get back into this habit again? Whyever not.

I've been thinking about getting a tumblr... oh, who am I kidding? I have signed up for a tumbler, but now I'm just squatting on the name while I try and figure out what I want to do with it. I just like the short format and the verslity and the reblogging feature of it. It looks like a cross between Twitter and a Real Blog™, which is how I view this thing nowadays. Plus, there are some really cool comics related tumblers such as DC Women Kicking Ass, from which I found the following piece of fan art from afangirlsdream at Deviantart:

I am sure that I want to find the money for a doman name fairly soon and stick a wordpress blog into it, so maybe I can incorporate a Tumblr feed into that. I SHALL THINK ON IT.

Anyway, on to the links:


Darth Vader corset by Evening Arwen

Christopher Uminga's Comic Book Cuteness - Comic characters including Turtles, the Trinity and Deadpool in agothic cute style. My favourite? Boba Fett.

A Very Belated Ada Lovelace Day Post - by minnesatva on Caroline Herschel

Things of Social Interest:

7 Rules for Perfect Social Interaction by andrewducker

A couple via apiphile:
6 Mental Illness Myths Hollywood Wants you to Believe
Dangerous Minds: The problem with pscyhological profiling.

Dear Ms Lindholm by [personal profile] kaigou A long one, but it deconstructs the anti-drug stance for mental conditions, as well as a description of ADD that had me bouncing in my chair, pointing at my screen going Yes, this! THIS! This is what it's like to be in my brain!

The Schizophrenia of the Land of the 'Free' - not as I originally suspected, about money, but a visitor's perspective of USian culture: liberty and justice for all who follow the rules.

Worlds Apart: Federal law gives gay citizens with foreign partners tough choices: Leave the U.S.A. Lose your love. Break the law So.. yeah.

And Finally...

All sorts of places are under threat in the current economic climate, but one of the closest to home is the NHM's Micropalaeontology Department. There is a facebook page about it called Save NHM Micropalaeontology
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12th-Jun-2010 05:36 am (UTC)
Thank you for including me! I'm so pleased you like what I wrote; your opinion means a lot to me, especially on writing sciencey things.
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