alisa alering

Writer of fantasy and other fictions

I Heart NYT Slideshows

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This great slideshow on the NY Times site shows side-by-side photos of identical twins. It’s supposed to be about the effect of environmental factors (smoking, stress, extreme tanning) on the appearance of aging.

NY Times Slideshow of Ageing in Twins

NY Times Slideshow of Ageing in Twins

I don’t care so much about the scary implications about wrinkles and eyebags, but it is fascinating to go back and forth between two sames-that-are-not-the-same. It does something itchy to my brain.

These genuine twins photos (taken at Twins Days!) are like looking at computer-morphed images of the same person. Like the ones used for personality tests to see what traits you respond to in the opposite sex.

BBC Quiz - Find out whether your ideal partner is an introvert or an extrovert

BBC Quiz - Find out whether your ideal partner is an introvert or an extrovert

I like introverted, feminine dudes. Big surprise there.

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Author: Alisa Alering

I write stories. I read stories.

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