Weekly Geekly: 6.12.2015

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Loved this quote – so true!

Weekends continue to feel curious and strange now on our new summer schedule. With me working weekends and home with the kids during the week, it’s kind of like the end of MY weekend and the beginning of my week. Time is moving strangely and feels surreal.

It’s Friday and per usual I am behind on getting my laundry done, I need to go grocery shopping and I should probably do something meaningful with my children today. I’ll get to that in a bit. But first…

Can we talk about #distractinglysexy? After the backlash for his misogynistic comments, Nobel laureate Tim Hunt resigned from his honorary professorship. And thousands of female scientists (and other amazing humans) took a stand against stereotyping and sexism. And it was amazing.

And this.
And this.

Geek and Sundry shared some RPG character building tips for beginners. They look pretty helpful for people still trying to get to know their character or those who are trying to choose one.

Do you know the difference between a street and a road? Mental Floss shares the meanings of street names (or at least the basic idea behind them).

I loved this Viral Thread post of 20 of the most stunningly profound sentences in literature. I think my favorite is “The secret of life is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Or these 14 perfect Japanese words you need in your life at Buzzfeed. Who among us is not guilty of tsundoku?

This post at the Sugar Box about what Dave Ramsey can teach you about watching tv was spot on. I didn’t realize there was a method to my madness, but this is definitely it.

Lastly, this pretty much sums up how I feel when asked to play *certain* games… They know which ones they are.

jenloves

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