coprime: Marny from Katamari Damacy bouncing (video games)
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I once again attended Gen Con with the BF and played lots of new games!

Seven Games Behind the Cut )

Once again, lots of new-to-me games played that I really enjoyed.
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Books/Audiobooks
Spencer, Nick - Morning Glories, Vol. 7: Honors
Spencer, Nick - Morning Glories, Vol. 8: Assembly
Spencer, Nick - Morning Glories, Vol. 9: Assembly 2

Comics
Bitch Planet 1-4
Morning Glories 35-46
Rachel Rising 31-35

Webisodes
CassJayTuck
CGP Grey
How to Adult
Mental Floss
MinuteEarth
MinutePhysics
SciShow
SciShow Space
SciShow Talk Show
Sexplanations
Vlogbrothers

Podcasts
Balanced Bites
Dear Hank & John
Nom Nom Paleo
Primal Blue Print
The Unique Geek: 50 Days of Dragon Con Countdown
Welcome to Night Vale

Tv Shows
Define 3.08, 3.09
Falling Skies 5.04, 5.05
Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters 1.01-1.05
Humans 1.07
Killjoys 1.06, 1.07
Mr. Robot 1.05, 1.06
Rizzoli & Isles 6.06, 6.07
Sailor Moon: Crystal 1.25, 1.26
Under the Dome 3.06, 3.07

Movies
Naussica of the Valley of the Wind
Howl’s Moving Castle
The Secret World of Arrietty

Meetups
Pagan Study Group: Tarot Class
SA Adventurous Ladies: Kumori Sushi
DW Meetup: 12th Doctor Refresher

City Events/Arts/Ballet/Opera
McNay: Duardo Exhibit
McNay: Merida’s Mexico
McNay: Viva Zapata! Exhibit
McNay: Voices of Suffering Exhibit
McNay: The “Ash” Can School Exhibit
McNay: Recyled, Repurposed, Reborn
McNay: Leslie Dill: Performances as Art Exhibit
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2015 Theme: Monster Mashup
2015 Charity: Lymphoma Research Foundation

** All notes subject change/revision/deletion until DC is actually happening.


[ N O T E S ]

Day 17 (33 Days) - Serv’s Food Guide
(Podcast Location: The Unique Geek)
App update: N/A
Guest Additions: Tricia Helfer (BSG)

Blah, blah, blah. I don't find this very helpful honestly. Mostly this one is all about food and places this one guy things we should go to. I've either been to these or don't eat at them. The only thing this one made me think of, was the fact I'd love to see Milliways have a Trader Vic dinner again.

Day 18 (32 Days) -
(Podcast Location: The Unique Geek)
App update: N/A
Guest Additions: N/A

Audio (and hilariously DragonCon TV) version of the 1-2-4 rules we already had entries for. While it's a bit overkill to have to hear it, again, I know some people don't read the posts on the page because it is a podcast. This was spoofy, but amusing.

Just remember.

1 shower a day. 2 meals a day. 4 hours of sleep.
(Also, drink water!)

Day 19 (31 Days) - Derek: Master of Horror
(Podcast Location: The Unique Geek)
App update: N/A
Guest Additions:
Yes, yes, come to me something that might have something interesting again. Four days has been forever. My jonesing to be at con tomorrow, and consideration of how truly insane it really is to just start packing now, has almost waned into submission.

Panels this year, and no real big events. Didn't end up really hearing anything I'm desperate to see or mark down in my app. Hum. Not that I'm all too surprised, since I'm not a big horror fan. But I'm sure one or two of their panels will end up on my things. Disney haunted something, too.



My Interests to Remember

Actors/Actresses/Casts Of )

Comics/Books - Authors/Artists )

Preformers )

Panels )

Events & Parties )

Extra Packing Plans )

Requests & Favors
Sherrilyn Kenyon - Swag/Etc for Step-Sister



Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 | Day 8 | Day 9 | Day 10
Day 11 | Day 12 | Day 13 | Day 14 | Day 15 | Day 16 | Day 17 | Day 18 | Day 19 | Day 20
Day 21 | Day 22 | Day 23 | Day 24 | Day 25 | Day 26 | Day 27 | Day 28 | Day 29 | Day 30
Day 31 | Day 32 | Day 33 | Day 34 | Day 35 | Day 36 | Day 37 | Day 38 | Day 39 | Day 40
Day 41 | Day 42 | Day 43 | Day 44 | Day 45 | Day 46 | Day 47 | Day 48 | Day 49 | Day 50

LEGOs for all

Aug. 4th, 2015 02:54 pm
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1) Powell Gardens outside Kansas City. Read more... )

2) Nabbed from petzipellepingo, I not only think this is a great idea, I really think they should make it a credit course because surely getting people thinking and actually maximizing their time in college is worth more than many courses they'll take and forget.

3) I can only imagine the hysteria in the U.S. if this model for sex ed was brought here. Yet I think the approach is a good one for the sort of education really needed -- which is not much different than the one listed above in the Times article.
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Phryne Fisher Mysteries #11
by Kerry Greenwood, read by Stephanie Daniel
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post-tags: instagram, crosspost I just want to go home, but some shithead destroyed my bike. Waiting for @MBTATransitPD now.

Art log: Earrings

Aug. 3rd, 2015 08:31 pm
batwrangler: Just for me. (Default)
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I made a few earrings over the weekend.

These green ones were re-made for my aunt after she lost half of the original pair I made her. Glass leaves with Swarovski crystal on sterling silver wire with sterling silver ear wires:

Earrings-1159

And then I did a bunch of variations on the theme:

Earrings-1154

Earrings-1169

Earrings-1147

Earrings-1152

Earrings-1148
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50 Books 2015-37: Flying Too High, Phryne Fisher Mysteries #2 (unabridged audiobook)

50 Books 2015-38: Away With the Fairies, Phryne Fisher Mysteries #11 (unabridged audiobook)

Phryne Fisher Mysteries
by Kerry Greenwood, read by Stephanie Daniel

Bumps in the road

Aug. 3rd, 2015 03:34 pm
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[personal profile] yourlibrarian
1) Our visit to Kansas City. Read more... )

2) I saw American Pharaoh's win at the Haskell yesterday, which was well run, though perhaps not the runaway success being discussed since Keen Ice was set to catch him near the wire. If he really was being pulled up near the end that was a bit of a risk to take. What I've been looking to see is if any article mentioned the alarming foaming going on throughout the race. When one commentator quipped that jockey Victor Espinoza was water skiing (meaning he was just hanging back) I actually thought they meant on the foam flying from Pharaoh's mouth. These photos show it but not how alarming it was to see -- even in long shots of him running on the far side of the track one could see flecks of it flying off. He looked rabid.

Supposedly it happens a lot in dressage due to interacting with the bit but he certainly wasn't doing it in previous races.

3) Women's pain consistently disregarded by physicians. "[W]hen men report pain, they are treated more seriously. Doctors, for example, are more likely to prescribe painkillers for men, but sedatives for women. One study showed that men are also more likely to be sent to intensive care units. In an extensive essay on pain last year, Judy Foreman shared research showing that women are far less likely to get hip or knee replacements and that doctors are disinclined to think that women have heart problems, even when they have symptoms."

(no subject)

Aug. 3rd, 2015 02:34 pm
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You know, I haven't used this icon in a long while. I used to blog pretty frequently about LGBTQ issues, but these days most of what I post is reblogs on Tumblr. But I made this icon after, I think, the 2007 parade, when the Jerusalem municipality for the first time hanged pride flags along major streets, in preparation for the annual pride parade. I remember my friends inviting me to join the end-tail of the parade in 2003, on a Friday afternoon when I had only just returned from the base. I remember attending, the next year, both the Jerusalem and the Tel Aviv parades, concurrently with my process of coming out of the closet as bisexual. I remember the first time since coming out that I missed the parade, and how guilty I felt. I even remember the parade two years ago, which happened to be the day I receiving the final failing grade in my incomplete BSc.

And I remember the stabbing in 2005. Read more... )

A kid's playland

Aug. 2nd, 2015 02:58 pm
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1) A visit to Wichita's Botanica. Read more... )

2) Google Street View cars to map pollution as they map roads

3) Now that my days have some extra hours in them, I've been trying to actually use my Tumblr account. Not that I ever spent much time on it, but I figured I'd upload some pretty trip photos to it. So if you spend time there you can also check out some of those posts if you'd like.

One for the women

Aug. 1st, 2015 01:08 pm
yourlibrarian: Natasha Romanoff in B&W (AVEN-NatashaB&W-hsapiens.png)
[personal profile] yourlibrarian
1) Our visit to Lawrence, Kansas. Read more... )

2) A West Virginia sex worker shot and killed a serial killer who may have been at work for 20 years. We do not hear these stories often enough.

3) Great article about men's perceptions of women's presence and how that relates to backlash against the all-female cast of the new Ghostbusters.

Rest In Peace, Rowdy Roddy Piper

Aug. 1st, 2015 10:12 am
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Rowdy Roddy Piper has passed away at the age of 61, after suffering a heart attack. May he rest in peace. I mostly remember him from watching a severely censored version of They Live on television, since I was never a fan of wrestling. However, after checking IMDB, I see that as I vaguely recalled, he once ended up appearing in the live action host segment of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show. He was in an episode (an episode that I have never rewatched, so I didn’t know that was him) of Highlander: The Series. I need to watch Hell Comes To Frogtown.

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