Friday Links (with meeping angels)!

This picture of one of the Ferguson Protestors is being shared around the net. I like how there are no spelling errors in her sign.

This picture of one of the Ferguson Protestors is being shared around the net. I like how there are no spelling errors in her sign.

It’s Friday! The week is nearly over. It’s time to celebrate!

As usual, here is a collection of news and other things that I ran across over the course of the week which struck me as worthy of being shared:

Robin William’s Top Ten Reasons to be Episcopalian.

Robin Williams’ daughter leaves social media after receiving abuse. (Learning what some people did, leaves me ashamed to be human)

The Domestic Cat Genome Has Been Fully Sequenced, and It’s Fascinating.

Jennifer Ouellette: The english major who taught herself calculus.

The unstoppable march of the upward inflection?

Gay “Doctor Who” Fans Take Best Engagement Photos In All Of Space-Time.

Are Christians persecuted in the United States?

Spacecraft films Pluto’s largest moon in orbit. Pluto has multiple moons, but it isn’t a planet any more, based on a criteria that has nothing to do with its own properties, and if applied strictly to Earth or Jupiter would disqualify them, too… But here, the pictures are pretty.

Steady miniaturization led some dinosaurs to find ways to better adapt for the long-term survival of their line.

Beautiful Glowing Beaches Look Like Something From Another World.

The Glory of Math Is to Matter.

GOP governors gaily canoodle brothers who equate homosexuality with satan; no homo.

Super Bowl Champion, Russell Wilson, Swats Away Fox Host’s Criticism Of Michelle Obama.

Techno-Archaeologists Used an Abandoned McDonald’s to Hijack a Satellite.

Court rules against ‘rapture’ parents.

A Lost Way of Making Bodies From Before Skeletons and Shells.

This Extreme Antarctic Insect Has the Tiniest Genome.

Ants May Boost CO2 Absorption Enough to Slow Global Warming.

Experience the proto-internet running on an Apple IIgs in your web browser.

The completely ridiculous story of how Dan Roth met Robin Williams in a comic book store.

This Is The Terrifying Result Of The Militarization Of Police.

Mom confronts TERF bigotry aimed at her family.

The science behind typos slipping throuhg the cracks.

Mystery fish baffles experts after washing up in Tathr.

Where Do the Five Million Plus Non-male Non-Female Americans Fit Into the Gay Marriage Discussion?

Trolls….

We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re Making Your Comics.

Iranian Woman Nabs Highest Prize in Mathematics.

New Research Links Extreme Weather to Global Warming.

Image of the day: Don’t blink. And try not to laugh.

When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims.

Raising a Trans Child Is Not Child Abuse.

Why Conservatives Should Want to Ban Divorce. A better headline: “If Conservatives were really out to protect traditional marriage, they would do this thing, but they don’t, which tells us they are lying about not being anti-gay (as if anyone with more than half a brain didn’t already know that)”

How to Be Polite. This is a much more awesome essay than the title may make you think…

Prom Date – Good Morning, Boyfriend [Official Video]:

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Carol Burnett and Robin Williams -The Funeral:

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Röyksopp & Robyn “Monument” – is it a music video, a science fiction movie, or something else:

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Lauren Bacall’s ‘Applause’-worthy trip to Greenwich Village:

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Inspiring 99-year-old woman competes in Gay Games:

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Favorite Whose Line Moments – Robin Williams:

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About fontfolly

I've loved reading for as long as I can remember. I write fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and nonfiction. I publish an anthropomorphic sci-fi/space opera literary fanzine. I attend and work on the staff for several anthropormorphics, anime, and science fiction conventions. I live in Seattle with my wonderful husband, still completely amazed that he puts up with me at all.

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