Daily Archives: September 21, 2019

Can DNA Survive Cremation? – DNA Saturdays September 21, 2019

Standard Disclaimers: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Instagram changing policy to help address concerns about weight-loss peer pressure — Critical Hit

When it comes to peer pressure, it’s no longer just the bullies at school or in your peer group at friends that are forcing young people to feel a certain way about themselves, it’s now also all the pressure they … Continue reading

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Massive Neutron Star Discovered – Space Saturdays September 21, 2019

I saw this – Massive Neutron Star Discovered, the other day and decided it would make a good Space Saturdays post. What is a neutron star? Neutron Stars: Definition & Facts: https://www.space.com/22180-neutron-stars.html Here are several articles on the massive neutron … Continue reading

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Leaky database full of Groupon emails turns out to belong to crooks — Naked Security

Crooks made bogus accounts to buy tickets with fake credit cards, resold them to unsuspecting buyers, and left the database-o-fraud wide open. via Leaky database full of Groupon emails turns out to belong to crooks — Naked Security. Great advice.  

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Movie Review of Ad Astra – September 21, 2019

Unusual Disclaimer: Before seeing this movie last night, I knew nothing about the movie. In fact, as I waited for the movie to start, they included a trailer of the movie like it was a soon-to-be released movie, but didn’t … Continue reading

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How to choose your character names – Free course on Skillshare — Little Fears

Linky: https://skl.sh/30xrMHv Coming up with a great name for your characters is one of the hardest things to do as a fiction writer. The decision that’ll shape entire characters can often paralyze writers before they’ve even started writing a story. … Continue reading

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Minneapolis art gallery director talks about Ojibwe painter’s importance — Native American Journalists Association

By Taylar Dawn Stagner @taylarsiisiiko& Benjamin C Yazza @benjamincyazza Ojibwe expressionist artist George Morrison is being celebrated at two separate art galleries in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Morrison grew up on the Grand Portage reservation in northern Minnesota. Todd Bockley of Bockley … Continue reading

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Today in Literary History – September 21, 1937 – J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” is published (from Bookworm Norm, 2018) — bookworm norm

The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien’s now classic children’s fantasy novel, was first published on September 21, 1937. It is a quest-type novel and establishes the fictional world that Tolkien would flesh out in his later Lord of the Rings trilogy. Tolkien … Continue reading

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New Records from the United Kingdom – FamilySearch September 20, 2019

I saw this earlier on FamilySearch – New Records from the United Kingdom – FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/new-records-united-kingdom/. We are excited to announce that more record collections from the United Kingdom have newly become available and have been added to the FamilySearch … Continue reading

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Reflections After Teaching Abroad for a Year — Teaching in Albania

Now that I have completed my first year of international teaching I want to share some input about the experience. A year ago when we were getting ready to leave for Albania, I remember thinking, what if I don’t like … Continue reading

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