You can subscribe to Ger's learning notes at: https://www.anewspring.com/gers-learning-notes/.
Cathy Moore's 'Is training really the answer?' blog can be found at: http://blog.cathy-moore.com/2013/05/is-training-really-the-answer-ask-the-flowchart/.
Our case study on how Edrington use the GoodPractice toolkit is available at: https://emeraldworks.com/our-clients/food-and-beverage/edrington.
A source for Stef's 'cacti vs cactuses' discussion is available here: http://grammarist.com/usage/cacti-cactuses/.
And the story of Winona Ryder's connection to Polly Klass was covered by Newsweek: http://www.newsweek.com/sad-case-polly-klaas-190468.
Finally, Sam Burrough's excellent blog on instructional design is available at: http://www.transform-elearning.com/duolingo-instructional-design-strategies/.