Falling down on the job on my plan to put links in my blog so they don't get lost in my Facebook news feed.
An uplifting story involving celebrities. Sometimes fame and wealth don't make you into a jerk. The Lifelong Friendship of Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve. From Buzzfeed.
A depressing story from Time about our totally broken for-profit healthcare system.
Yes, we really are all related to royalty. The Atlantic explains why in The Royal We.
We've been rotting our teeth for 7500 years according to this article from Io9.
Someday I want to visit this place.
A writer friend of mine posted the link to this "Is Your Character a Mary Sue?" quiz. I took it twice, for two different original fiction characters I created. To my relief, if I answered as honestly as I hope I did, neither of my characters is a Mary Sue. Both fell well below the critical Mary Sue level.
If you don't know what a Mary Sue character is, you can find out here
Some nice photos from National Geographic, including one from a garden I frequent and am very fond of.
If only more proponents of teaching Creationism as science would read this article. Teaching Creationsim as Science Insults People of Faith.