A Geek Girl’s Guide — Discover

Michelle Anneliese, a self-described “Ravenclaw from District 13,” writes on various aspects of geek culture — from gaming and cosplay to Harry Potter — with a fresh, always-curious perspective.

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Adventures in Immersion — Discover

On learning to speak French: “When you hear that sweet wobbly French from a tentative little face, the joy is nothing you have to manufacture. They understand! And they are understood. And that’s a beautiful, beautiful thing to share with someone.”

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Why I like “falling back” — Fit Is a Feminist Issue

I’ve heard a bunch of complaints from friends this week about our clocks “falling back” on the weekend. Mostly, people are grumpy about the earlier darkness setting in. Sam blogged about that last week. I understand that people get seasonal depression (sometimes called SAD) and that the end of daylight savings time brings it on […]

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