Two useful methods of cutting round cakes

I've been cutting round cakes into triangular pieces all my life. Turns out there are multiple ways of cutting cakes depending on whether you're trying to maximize the number of servings http://youtu.be/KXo73a6oLlQ Or keep the cut edges fresh as you eat the cake over a number of days. https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2017/01/135251/cut-round-cakes-scientific-viral-video Great techniques.

Tommy Orange wins an award for “There There” — definitely worth reading

"There There" is a debut novel about twelve urban Native Americans who plan to attend a pow wow in Oakland, California. I was a bit concerned that the novel might be filled with cliches -- but it's not. The device Orange has chosen allows him to describe how people establish their identity, live with the … Continue reading Tommy Orange wins an award for “There There” — definitely worth reading

Do you think fossil fuel use and production should cease now? These are the banks financing it

Do you want all fossil fuel use and production to be converted to alternative energy sources immediately? Then don't deal with (in the US): JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citi and Bank of America. The rest of the top ten are domiciled elsewhere: Royal Bank of Canada, Barclays in Europe, Japan's MUFG, TD Bank, Scotiabank and … Continue reading Do you think fossil fuel use and production should cease now? These are the banks financing it

Feminism in sci-fi/fantasy has mirrored and predicted our world

This genre has always had a wealth of materials for dreaming and striving. Its portrayal of women has sometimes been demeaning or absurd, but there are also books of wonder and great joy. This list is only the tip of the iceberg. https://theportalist.com/feminism-through-the-ages-10-powerful-sci-fi-and-fantasy-books? Feminism Through the Ages: 11 Powerful Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Spanning decades, … Continue reading Feminism in sci-fi/fantasy has mirrored and predicted our world

If you love Jane Austen, here are some modern day books you might like

Just like movie reviews, the source of a book list matters. Bustle has been a good one. This is definitely not a list of trash. https://www.bustle.com/p/13-new-romantic-comedies-to-read-if-you-love-jane-austen-16964245 13 New Romantic Comedies To Read If You Love Jane Austen By KRISTIAN WILSON a day ago I've got 13 new romantic comedies you should read if you love Jane Austen, … Continue reading If you love Jane Austen, here are some modern day books you might like

If you’ve always wondered how an Amazon Kindle works, here’s your technical article

Fair warning. This is a long and far more detailed than most casual Kindle users will want, but if you're somewhat of a geek and want to look at an early discussion of the choices made and why, have fun. https://computer.howstuffworks.com/tablets/kindle-paperwhite.htm/printable

If you’re in the northeast US, look above for the Northern Lights! They may be there

I saw some pale Northern Lights near Quebec, Canada. They are definitely worth making an effort to see if the skies are clear and they're not obscured by nearby bright lighting. https://people.com/human-interest/northern-lights-visible-in-us/ Breathtaking Northern Lights May Be this link opens in a new tab MARIANA SUAREZ/AFP/Getty The spectacle will occur thanks to a unique geomagnetic storm … Continue reading If you’re in the northeast US, look above for the Northern Lights! They may be there