Bits and Clips for December 2015

Bits and Clips for December 2015

Bits and clips December 2015

Here are the best articles, videos, and memes that crossed my path on the internet this month. I hope you find something interesting, helpful, inspiring, thought provoking, or action inducing among these links here:

Art:

How to Make Your Very Own Sketchbook

RIP Ellsworth Kelly

Quick Tip to Draw Straight Lines

My Top 12 Tips on Linocut Printmaking

Photography:

Video: Wild December

Pouring a Thermos of Hot Tea Near the Arctic Circle

National Geographic Photo of the Day: Your Favorites from 2015

Spirituality:

The Birth of Christ is Everyday

A Word, A World

Orthodox Rabbis Issue Groundbreaking Declaration Affirming Partnership with Christianity

Peace on Earth? How About a Truce Between Science and Religion

The Quiet Impact of Obama’s Christian Faith

Ideas:

Is String Theory Science?

The Smartest Ways to Network at a Party

Question Life is Good Founder’s Mother Asked them Every Night at Dinner

American Muslims Raise over $120K for Families of San Bernardino Victims

47 Hacks People with ADD and ADHD Use to Stay on Track

This is Fascism – and we Should say it While We Can

47 Things I’ve Learned in My 40’s

Swarthmore Well Represented at the Paris Climate Talks

In Scotland, Unlike America, Mass Shooting Led to Stricter Gun Laws

52 Weeks to an Organized Home

January Declutter Calendar of 15 Minute Missions

US Soldier Told Nazi Captors, “We are All Jews.”

From Russia, With Love

Five Ways to Reduce Mass Shootings in the US

Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: One Tip Changed Everything

3 Foreign Women Assess US Gender Equality

18 Things to Do with a Moleskine, or any Notebook

100 Most Influential Figures in American History

Some Statistics from 100 Years Ago

To Turn Tables on ISIS at Home, Start Asking Unsettling Questions

Why Morning Pages Could Be Your Most Powerful Morning Ritual

The Clever Trick My Dad Used to Turn Me into a Rabid Reader at Age 8

Paris Victim’s Husband to ISIS: You Will Not Have My Hatred

Parents are Buying Their Kids all the Wrong Toys

Congress Marks Third Anniversary of Doing Nothing Since Newtown

Everything You Need to Know About the 2016 FAFSA Application

Books:

Books You Wish Would Never End so You Can Read Them Forever

NPR’s Best Books of 2015

Food:

Christmas Breakfast Recipes

Recipe: Red Lentil Soup with Lemon

29 Most Delicious Ways to Eat Beets

12 Things Nutritionists Eat for Brunch on the Weekends

Casseroles for Cold Nights

New York Times’ 20 Most Popular Recipes from 2015

Why Seed Banks are not the only Answer to Food Security

Hope:

Website Helpfulpeeps Connects Willing Helpers with Those in Need

Tesla Unveils a Battery to Charge Your Home

Hampshire College Goes 100% Solar

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