Here is this week’s list of blog posts, comic strips, short stories, and other links from my favourite corners of the web.
How the Horrific 1918 Flu Spread Across America. This is what our ancestors were dealing with nearly a century ago. I’ve read that this epidemic killed more people than World War I itself. It surprised me as a kid that, to the best of our knowledge, none of my ancestors lost any family members or good friends to it. Many people weren’t so lucky a hundred years ago.
Coping with Tinnitus or Hearing Loss Over the Holidays via tinnitustoolbox. Whether you’re personally dealing with hearing loss or care about someone who is, these tips are wonderful.
Five Star Trek Technologies Taken to their Natural Conclusion via mythcreants. It’s nice to be reminded about Star Trek episodes that I’d half-forgotten about, especially when their writers didn’t fully think through how certain inventions would actually change a society.
Coming Out for the Holidays. This is fabulous advice for the upcoming holiday season.
Winter Fashion – Expectation vs. Reality. With winter just around the corner, this is going to be very true soon.
Top 10 Ways to Prepare for a Canadian Winter via andre1begin. There was a lot of good advice here.
Firstly, my name is Marcus.
Grandma sumtimes calls me Marcy. Marcy is a girls name.
I should make her stop caling me by a girls name. But I cant. She washed my soiled diapers when I was litle. She didnt sleep nites. She personaly received me from the stork. She pulled me from the cabbage patch. She did loads of other stuff for me too.