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Fundraising for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Hey all. I met my goal and I hope you can help my teammate reach hers to give to a great nonprofit like St. Jude:



Facebook link:



https://www.facebook.com/donate/423145111620818/?fundraiser_source=external_url



You can also go directly to her connected fundraising page by clicking the link in my signature

by Unvoiced_Apollo in Pregnancy & Parenting
Thu Jul 18 1:06 AM

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Wed Jul 17 3:00 PM

Female Artists and the nude:

Born in Hammersmith, England in 1859, Henrietta Rae painted subjects dealing with classic legends, many of these nudes, but as far as I know only painted one in which a nude male was depicted. This is “Zephyrus Wooing Flora” (c. 1888).



https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d5/Henrietta_Rae_-_Zephyrus_wooing_Flora.jpg/300px-Henrietta_Rae_-_Zephyrus_wooing_Flora.jpg

by Endymion in Feminism
Wed Jul 17 12:36 PM

Pregnancy Calendar

For geeky moms like me who need to remember not just what week they're on, but their percent completion.
Wed Jul 17 3:00 AM

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Tue Jul 16 3:00 PM

Mnemonic device generator

Type in letters you want to remember, we'll make up a funny sentence to help
Tue Jul 16 3:00 AM

10-Second PHP Tutorial

The fastest introduction I could possibly muster.
Mon Jul 15 3:00 PM

Quiz: What kind of engineer should you be?

Engineering is one of the coolest jobs in the world, but there are so many disciplines it can be a little daunting to choose one for yourself! I wasn't happy with the existing quizzes, they were mostly way too direct (do you like bridges or wires? uh...) or way too career-spammy, and they were all way too serious. So with that in mind I took some personality traits and kinda did my best attempt at mapping them to engineering fields. It's not scientific or accurate because it really doesn't matter, engineers do so many things and move around so much there's no way to predict what path you'll end up on... so relax! This point of this test is to combine the fun of a personality quiz with the usefulness of a career test... hey look at that, fun AND useful? It's getting engineer-y already!
Mon Jul 15 3:00 AM

Women in history and an examination of gender norms:

This post will deal with three female artists, with the first not being as well known as the next two. She is Virginia Sterrett who was born in 1900 in Chicago. While a teenager she received a scholarship to the Art Institute of Chicago and then obtained employment illustrating advertisements. At the age of 19 she was paid a total of $750 for illustrating a book of “Old French Fairy Tales” by Sophie Comptesse de Segur. Two years later she illustrated Nathaniel Hawthorne’s book of “Tanglewood Tales.” The third book that Virginia illustrated was “Arabian Nights.” Here is a 3 minute long video with music of Virginia Sterrett’s illustrations along with her portrait shown near the beginning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY9nGUgilvI. This video is by Christiane Santiago.

by Endymion in Feminism
Sun Jul 14 8:09 PM

The Skirt Pattern Calculator

I like to sew. This calculator tells you how to make an arc for any skirt you've got the fabric for - just type in your measurements.
Sun Jul 14 3:00 AM

Female Singers:

Here are the Spice Girls with their video “Wannabe” (4 minutes, 1996): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJLIiF15wjQ. If you don’t remember the members they were Victoria Beckham (Posh), Emma Bunton (Baby), Melanie Brown (Scary), Melanie Chisholm (Sporty) and Geri Halliwell (Ginger). They disbanded, but four of them may be getting back together for a tour. I like the music and the video, which to me shows the togetherness of a group of female friends. I also like the older women in black at about 2 minutes and 50 seconds. While it is made to look like it is shot in one take it really took three takes with the two splices. By the by there was a 2002 movie called the “Russian Ark” which is reportedly shot in one 99 minute long take.

by Endymion in Mixed Media
Sat Jul 13 5:07 PM

Quiz: Do you need a boyfriend?

Are you a young single gal wondering if you need a man? Take our quiz.
Sat Jul 13 3:00 AM

Quiz: What Color Are You?

Forget the four-color quizzes, this one displays your personality as one of the hundreds of named HTML colors.
Fri Jul 12 3:00 AM

The Baby Due Date Statistics Survey

I wondered if due dates were accurate. 5,000+ internet friends chimed in. See the charts here.
Thu Jul 11 3:00 AM