I am "old" but not dead. Writing, archaeology, and (clearly) "The Hobbit," Doctor Who (back from the days of Tom Baker), Dungeons and Dragons (the pen and paper version), Children in the Archaeological Record (toy marbles), Star Wars, all sorts of things are part of the mishmash that makes up my interests - you HAVE been warned. (Fandom - Doctor Who, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Star Wars, Loki/Tom Hiddleston, and a lot others)
man i used to really not like her. tumblr showed me the way
I have to admit, I do not know who this performer is (forgive me, I’m old-ish, and out of step), but I applaud her pointed truth. She’s right. And it’s not just black women who face this, it’s _all_ types of women. The wonderful side of the internet is that we can find support, and support one another. The down side of the internet, anonymous asshats who’re hellbent to make others miserable have the ability voice themselves.
How to: a guide to making a pulse sensing pendant and a squishy kid-safe circuit board
Sylvia delivers some fantastic kid safe experiments on Youtube - and they’re a league ahead of the vinegar volcanoes we grew up with. As one commenter said:
Getting schooled by an eleven year-old scientist?
With over 1,5 million views on YouTube and her own dedicated website, “Sylvia’s Super-Awesome Maker Show” hasn’t gone un-recognised. At just eleven years-old, Sylvia has become an internet sensation: teaching viewers how to make things, such as an Arduino based Lilypad Heartbeat Pendant!
Suddenly I’m having a vision of “One does not simply walk into the kitchen. It’s a room guarded by more than just the dog. There is a mother there that does not sleep. And she is ever watchful… of the cookie jar.”