Another week, and another round up of links from around the Web (Yes, I heard about AP’s decision. They’re wrong. Web is a proper noun when referring to the Internet, which should also be capitalized.) Anyway, there’s rampaging dinosaurs and cat safety and thieving magpies all hiding in today’s links. Enjoy!
- If you’re in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, beware of velociraptors. (Yeah, that fence will totally hold them, Mr. Hammond) http://www.inquisitr.com/81595/velociraptors-brooklyn/velociraptors-prospect-park/
- In what I can only hope is the beginning of an new series, Frank Robnik has presented us with an informative video about the curious biology of Perfection Valley’s most dangerous animal: http://vimeo.com/13621353
- Want to know who to follow on Twitter? Start with everyone on the #womeninpublishing hashtag. Brilliant people, all of them. http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23womeninpublishing
- Members of the Yakuza review the video game Yakuza 3: http://www.boingboing.net/2010/08/10/yakuza-3-review.html
- Cat Safety Propoganda – an important reminder from Allie Brosh of Hyperbole and a Half: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYM-B9jAflM
- For writers of historical and speculative fiction, Angela Slatter (Guest blogging for Jeff VanderMeer) writes about the Magpie Mind and the perils of Research: http://www.jeffvandermeer.com/2010/08/12/on-the-magpie-mind-and-the-misuses-of-research/
- And from the world of Science Fiction to your backyard – a ‘tea bag’ that can purify water for drinking. http://www.scidev.net/en/news/nano-tea-bag-purifies-water.html