Friday Links (lots of videos editon)

B-8ljgjU0AASq8g.jpg-largeIt’s Friday! The first Friday in March. Already! I should be more excited, but I’ve been sick all week and while I’m hopeful that the antibiotics will get rid of this cough sometime soon, I’m just too tired to be enthusiastic about anything.

Anyway, 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:

Congressman Aaron Schock Spending Tax Moneys On Hot Male Personal Photographer. Totally Normal. Sexy, young personal photographer paid fulltime on taxpayer dime, travels with congressman everywhere, gets photographed standing beside him just the way a spouse would everywhere (wait! the photographer is IN the pictures?)… right. Totally normal!

A letter to my son Jacob on his 5th birthday.

The first ever photograph of light as a particle and a wave.

California High School Elects Trans Homecoming Princess, Gay King.

The Architect Who Wants to Redesign Being Dead: What if We Composted Our Bodies Instead of Burying or Cremating Them? The Revolutionary Idea Behind the Urban Death Project.

A Few Words on Russell Tovey and Why If It Weren’t for My Father, I Wouldn’t Be a Faggot. “…pity can be progress’ worst enemy and excusing thinking like his — or accepting the idea that it’s just his “truth” — leaves us exactly where we started: in a world where being a faggot is akin to a death sentence.”

Otter Pup Separated from His Family Finds a New Home. So many cute pictures!

Texas high school basketball team displays incredible sportsmanship. You’ll need a Kleenex.

How Lab Rats Are Changing Our View of Obesity.

Grand tree of life study shows a clock-like trend in new species emergence and diversity.

Christian Lawyer Proposes Bill in California to Execute Gay People With Bullets to the Head. Initiative specifies that “if the law is not enforced (once the bill is passed), citizens should be able to assassinate gay people outside of the law and not have to face charges from the state.”

Arkansas horror story: Republican lawmaker gave up adopted 6-year-old to man who then raped her.

Let’s Meet Justin Harris, The Arkansas House’s Godly Child-Abandoner.

You Don’t Own Me – The First Wives Club:

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Broken Social Scene – I’m Still Your Fag:

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Hercules & Love Affair ft. John Grant — I Try To Talk To You (Official Video):

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TED Talk – If the monster wants you, it’s going to get you – How I’m preparing to get Alzheimer’s:

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Blade Runner Meets Metal:

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History of Duets with Kelly Clarkson:

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Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron – Trailer 3:

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Guy Sebastian – Like a Drum:

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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 used to 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 near Seattle with my wonderful husband, still completely amazed that he puts up with me at all.

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