My Pocket link collection: May with 36 links

This is a list of things that I've added to Pocket recently.  Just in case anyone finds it interesting.Creeks and Streams of Bedminster Township: Cabin Run looking down stream from Loux Covered Bridge on Wismer Road. Deep Run cuts through the heart of Bedminster, seen here from Rolling Hills Road. - http://scenicbuckscounty.com/Bedminster/CreeksandStreams.html

The #1 Secret Astronauts, Samurai, Navy SEALs, and Psychopaths Can Teach You About Good Decision Making: We all make a lot of bad decisions. More than half of teachers quit their jobs within four years. In fact, one study in Philadelphia schools found that a teacher was almost two times more likely to drop out than a student. - by Eric Barker - http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2014/05/decision-making/

Display Your WordPress Posts In A Facebook-Style Timeline: One sure fire way to make your WordPress site stand out from its competitors, is to be different. And if you can be different by using a technique that is already very familiar, then it can be a win-win situation. Presenting your WordPress posts as a Facebook-style timeline is one such situation. - by Chris Knowles - http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/display-your-wordpress-posts-in-a-facebook-style-timeline/

Prosody IM - Jabber/XMPP server: Installation, configuration, FAQs... or browse the available documentation Prosody is a modern XMPP communication server. It aims to be easy to set up and configure, and efficient with system resources. - https://prosody.im/

Welcome to Subsonic!: Subsonic is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music. Use it to share your music with friends, or to listen to your own music while at work. - http://www.subsonic.org/pages/index.jsp

Reawakening Extinct Species: Ever since the 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park, the possibility of bringing extinct species back to life has been part of our collective imagination. - by Gabriela Quirós - http://science.kqed.org/quest/video/reawakening-extinct-species/

16 Weird Forgotten English Words We Should Bring Back: English changes all the time, often in subtle ways—so it's not surprising that we've lost many delightful words and phrases along the way. In his wonderful book Forgotten English, Jeffrey Kacirk takes a closer look at the origins and histories of these language relics. - by Erin McCarthy - http://mentalfloss.com/article/56845/16-weird-forgotten-english-words-we-should-bring-back

The Science of Losing Belly Fat: A quick internet search will yield countless claims of ways to remove the unwanted fat from around your mid-section. From over-hyped diet pills promising to reduce levels of cortisol to cutting-edge workouts. - http://gizmodo.com/the-science-of-losing-belly-fat-1579452540

Hand Drawing Tutorial: How to Draw a Tree: Drawing trees is an essential part of landscape architecture. The most important thing to understand is the level of detail we want to apply to a tree. The type of drawing we want to use for a tree depends on the scale. - by Gasper Habjanic - http://land8.com/profiles/blogs/hand-drawing-tutorial-how-to-draw-a-tree

Neil Gaiman’s 8 Good Writing Practices: 2. Put one word after another. Find the right word, put it down. 3. Finish what you're writing. Whatever you have to do to finish it, finish it. - by Jon Winokur - http://www.advicetowriters.com/home/2014/5/19/neil-gaimans-8-good-writing-practices.html

A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin: Everyday I carry the following on me at a MINIMUM: 2 knives, 2 firestarters, 2 flashlights, 2 multi tools, 2 paracord accessories and - of course - this Altoids survival kit [which I am in the process of duplicating into an Altoids Smalls Tin]. - by BudgetBugout - http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/

Optimal Retirement Calculator and Retirement Decision Support System: The fundamental question of retirement planning is: "How much money will you have to spend during retirement?" "Money" means after-tax, inflation adjusted funds which are available to be spent during each year of your retirement, expressed in today's dollars. - http://www.i-orp.com/

How to ... make your yard a certified wildlife habitat: After a long winter, the return of spring is most welcomed. The grass is green, and the trees and shrubs are sprouting leaves and colorful blooms. Most of the vibrant summer birds have returned, much to our delight. - by Bill Marchel Special - http://www.startribune.com/sports/outdoors/259425661.html

What Good Shall I Do This Day?: It’s the 1970s. A 30-something man makes his way across the Golden Gate Bridge. He’s passed by pedestrians and cyclists, and steps around tourists taking pictures of Alcatraz, Angel Island, and the channel of water below that runs between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. - by Brett - http://www.artofmanliness.com/2014/05/12/what-good-shall-i-do-this-day/

Top 50 Life Lessons You Must Learn: So much of life is wasted on worry, regret, pain, and heartache. Of course some of this is inevitable and necessary. But I spent too many of my younger days sweating over things I didn’t need to sweat about. I simply didn’t know better. Or if I did, it just hadn’t sunk in yet. - by Barrie Davenport - http://liveboldandbloom.com/05/self-awareness-2/50-important-life-lessons

Seanbaby.com: This site is completely inappropriate (for almost everyone), but SO DAMN FUNNY... if you need a jolt of smart (but very juvenile) humor - Seanbaby.com - Still The Rad-To-The-Maxest Site on the Internet. - http://www.seanbaby.com/

a self hostable application for saving web pages | wallabag: wallabag (formerly poche) is a self hostable application for saving web pages. Unlike other services, wallabag is free (as in freedom) and open source. With this application you will not miss content anymore. Click, save, read it when you want. - by nicosomb - https://www.wallabag.org/

How to build a DIY self-watering container gardening system for growing tomatoes.: In this DIY project, I will show you how to build a self-watering container for your vegetable gardening. You can visit my blog http://www.getforked.ca to see this project progress. There are many benefits to container gardening and this project takes it one step further. An internal reservoir allow - https://www.youtube.com/watch

FIRECalc: A different kind of retirement calculator: Privacy: FIRECalc does not store any information you enter on this page. - http://firecalc.com/

Watch Medieval Lives Birth, Marriage, Death Free Online: Watch Medieval Lives Birth, Marriage, Death TV Show Free Online. Full Medieval Lives Birth, Marriage, Death Episodes Streaming. Series in which historian and author Helen Castor explores how the peopl... - http://www.ovguide.com/tv/medieval_lives_birth_marriage_death.htm#

Beautiful Bryophytes: A Q&A with Moss Queen Annie Martin: Annie Martin, or “Mossin’ Annie,” as she calls herself, has been a moss lover ever since she was a child. Growing up in western North Carolina, Martin witnessed constant development of natural landscapes for commercial properties. - by Christopher Surprenant - http://modernfarmer.com/2014/04/beautiful-bryophytes-qa-annie-martin/

St. Cloud State Planetarium: Welcome To The St. Cloud State Planetarium! Professor Annette Lee is the Planetarium Director and a faculty member in the department of Astronomy and Physics at St. Cloud State University. Professor Lee brings twenty-five years of science teaching experience to the Planetarium. - http://web.stcloudstate.edu/planetarium/

Saint John's Outdoor University: Learn more about the new name and logo, or read about the name change in the winter issue of Sagatagan Seasons. - http://www.csbsju.edu/outdooru

Munsinger Clemens Botanical Society: When a plot of land came up for sale across the street from the home of Bill and Virginia Clemens, they purchased it and then donated the land to the City of St. Cloud Park Department. - http://www.munsingerclemens.com/the-gardens/clemens-gardens

Secret door bookcase: Who doesn't want a secret door bookcase? We have a space in our living room that I've been planning to conceal with just such a door for 10 years, but I've kept putting it off because doing something like this has to be done well. - by makendo - http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-bookcase/

Newmans Roll-In Docks: Features: A welded, triple stringer system with cross members every 8 ft. Triple stringers strengthen the frame and fully support the decking. Newmans Roll-In Docks are designed to be sturdy, yet versatile. - http://www.newmansinc.com/Docks/rollin.html

Open Source Seed Initiative: The Open Source Seed Initiative is holding a launch event to coincide with the Via Campesina global day of action on April 17, 2014.   We will distribute our first seed packs containing 22 varieties of Open Source seeds. - by ossi - http://www.opensourceseedinitiative.org/

Computer Associates Flat Standees Funny Commercial: Computer Associates Flat Standees Funny Commercial. http://www.wahooshack.com - https://www.youtube.com/watch

Self-Sowing Annuals - Diane's Flower Seeds - Tags: - http://www.dianeseeds.com/flowers/self-sowing-annuals.html

this isn't happiness™ (Inscription for the Ceiling of a Bedroom, Dorothy...), Peteski: tweet it facebook it reddit email it stumble it pin it - http://thisisnthappiness.com/post/82368914740/inscription-for-the-ceiling-of-a-bedroom-dorothy

Rhododendron & Azalea Article with pictures at Azalea House Flowering Shrub Farm: I am a grower of Native species Rhododendrons and Azaleas including; Rhododendron maximum (Rosebay Rhododendron), Rhododendron nudiflorum or Rhododendron periclymenoides (Pinxterbloom Azalea), Rhododendron calendulaceum (Flame Azalea) and Rhododendron arborescens (Sweet Azalea). - http://www.floweringshrubfarm.com/rhododen.htm

Carolina Native NurseryCarolina Native Nursery: Hydrangea arborescens & var. Radiata - http://www.carolinanativenursery.com/catalogs/wholesale-native-plant-pricelist/

American Beauties: 'Independence' is a more refined selection that takes on a rounded form, less open that the straight species. Dome-like buds at the top of each branch flower up to up to 6 weeks later than other large leaf Rhodies. - http://www.abnativeplants.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/plants.plantDetail/plant_id/151/index.htm

The Stoic: 9 Principles to Help You Keep Calm in Chaos: Observing individuals who lead a creative life, we can identify elements of expertise, grit, an understanding, and passion. What’s easy to overlook is the inner system within an individual—the set of principles that govern their mind and behavior. - by Paul Jun - http://99u.com/articles/24401/a-makers-guidebook-9-stoic-principles-to-nurture-your-life-and-work

italki: Learn a language online: Become Fluent in Any Language Login with Facebook Find a personal teacher Get 1-on-1 online language lessons from professional teachers Improve your speaking skills Practice speaking with over 1 million users in the italki community Write like a native Get - http://www.italki.com/dashboard

Bimini Tops: Carver 4-Bow Square Tube Bimini Tops are designed for pontoon boats. The tough, rigid 1" square satin-finish tube compliments the rails on the pontoon boat. - http://boatcoversoutlet.com/carver/bimini-tops/pontoon-bimini-tops.html

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