Femmostroppo Reader 2013-02-04

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have already seen these items of interest encountered recently in my feed-reader or via twitter (please consider following some of the bloggers/tweeters). What did I miss? (I missed a lot this week again – still very busy with family stuff) Leave your own interesting links or pithy observations in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!


  1. Good suggestion – @LarvatusProdeo return for election year. If keen, please comment here: http://on.fb.me/X8FNVE  #auspol #missingLP #qldpol

  2. Charity fundraising is the best revenge – check out this IFTTT recipe: Scalzi’s RSHD Tracker #Whatever https://ifttt.com/recipes/77385

  3. WikiCancel Is a Collection of Guides to Closing All Your Accounts http://bit.ly/14c98Tj  #lifehacker

  4. The Efficient Frontier of Shoes http://bit.ly/WkVytg  #penguinunearthed
  5. The Role of Women in Secularism http://bit.ly/VyxwJb  #almostdiamonds
  6. Where have all the usenet kooks gone? http://bit.ly/UlU3hu  #pharyngula

  7. Skepchick Quickies 2.1 http://bit.ly/11HhNtV

  8. Quinoa’s quagmire “One-sided Guardian article incites media scare” http://www.cjr.org/the_observatory/does_quinoa_hurt_andean_farmer.php … via @cjr

  9. Criminals! Every one of you! http://bit.ly/XOlon5  #pharyngula

  10. Must read for bloggers from @BoraZ – Commenting threads: good, bad, or not at all. | A Blog Around The Clock http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/a-blog-around-the-clock/2013/01/28/commenting-threads-good-bad-or-not-at-all/?WT.mc_id=SA_sharetool_Twitter … via @sciam

  11. 30 Jan Liz Miller Liz Miller ?@DoorbellQueen
  12. The Truth About Little Women Carrying Big Wounded Men in Combat – Politics – The Atlantic Wire http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2013/01/truth-about-little-women-carrying-big-wounded-men-combat/61495/ …

  13. Laurie Penny on online misogyny http://nblo.gs/HG7nj 

  14. Be aware of scammers in the wake of floods – check credentials thoroughly before handing over cash if approached… http://fb.me/2hbVMbxqf 


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  1. Is it silly that I am completely squee-ing about my tweet being included in your reader?

  2. Exciting times here in Seattle, US — many teachers are boycotting a standardized test, and there’s lots of student and parent support. Most of the attention is focused on Garfield High, where ALL the teachers are boycotting. The superintendent ordered the administration to give the test yesterday, and students and parents are not cooperating. I wrote three posts about the botcotts – here’s the first, which gives some context.
    <a href="http://kristinking.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/thoughts-on-the-map-boycott/http://kristinking.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/thoughts-on-the-map-boycott/</a&gt;
    I’m also doing some posting about a SF/F con I attended this weekend, Potlatch/Foolscap.
    <a href="https://kristinking.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/a-weekend-at-potlatchfoolscap/https://kristinking.wordpress.com/2013/02/05/a-weekend-at-potlatchfoolscap/</a&gt;

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