Idun Verdandi, an Ísigstān Slave

Idun Verdandi was born in the Ísigstān kingdom. Idun was born a slave in the house of the Vetr Sun, living in the very same castle as the hēahcyning himself. This knowledge was no comfort. Idun had once been told the story of her beginning. Her mother, also a slave, had tried to first hide Idun, then … Continue reading Idun Verdandi, an Ísigstān Slave

Coming up…

Coming up next: IDUN: A first look at a brand new character! If you're eager to get back to the more scientific blog posts, you don't have to wait long. Tomorrow we're going to take a look at whether seeing is really believing, as we discuss how the brain utilizes different sensory inputs to decipher … Continue reading Coming up…

Music is the Muse

I took a break from writing a blog for which I'd need to indulge in research. I started today off doing something I had zero desire in ever doing. Or, rather, it began last night. I was driving home, listening to an album. Every time I listen to this album, I feel it building a story.

Body, or Brain?

I try to keep on top of trending topics. Short of that, I just shoot for interesting. I think this blog hits both areas. Let’s get real: When is talking about health (read: diets) not a trending topic? Never? Correct! So, answer these questions:

Please Stop Asking…

From what I’ve heard (mostly on the Free Beer and Hot Wings morning show), when you are newly married, the most common question is some variation of: “So when are you going to start pumping out babies?!” I’m sure it wasn’t worded that way, but why get bogged down by something like manners or subtlety?

Today is…

Looking back in history, on this day, there were murders, mass shootings, economic recession in several countries, a collapsed water park in Russia, a shipwreck near Ireland, an asteroid-orbiting spacecraft, a ceasefire, the cinematic release of Silence of the Lambs.