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From The Slate Book Review
Want to get smarter during your commute? There are a lot of fantastic podcasts that will teach you new things in a thoroughly entertaining way. Here are 13 podcasts that will expand your brain with cutting-edge science and cutlural analysis.
They are refreshing because their choices are so unexpected, and their choices are unexpected because they actually have them.
Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times TV Critic, demonstrating yet again, why she is a Pulitzer finalist, and one of the best critics out there.
Making a grilled cheese sandwich isn’t rocket science, but making a great grilled cheese sandwich is a bit of an art. Thankfully, J. Kenji López-Alt over at Serious Eats shows us how to get the best grilled cheese every time. For starters: grill both sides of the bread, then add the cheese.
I highly encourage my followers to view this.
I help run this (it’s incredibly fun) - it’s an astronomy lecture open to the public, completely free, at Harvard-Smithsonian’s Center for Astrophysics.
If you cannot make it to Cambridge for this event, you can view it online live and watch previous lectures.
Hi guys. So, I’m sure everyone is glued to televisions, news feeds and the like. I certainly am. Sometimes it’s too much and you need a peaceful distraction. Here is Widget for you. Sometimes you just need a soft fluffy thing to look at to feel a little peace.
If you are stuck wherever you are or need further distraction, here are a few links to some lovely classic reads from Project Gutenberg. These are things that have always made me smile, or at the very least escape for a little while. Free and digitized, because that’s how Project Gutenberg works.
- The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde
- Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery
- My Man Jeeves, P.G. Wodehouse
- The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
- The Time Machine, H.G. Wells
- A Room With a View, EM Forster
- The Arabian Nights: Their Best Known Tales
- Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
I hope everyone is safe and taken care of. I may update and add more titles as I find them. This is all I can think to do.
Every year, the American Library Association sponsors “National Library Week,” a week for nerds, book lovers, book worms, and the like to revel in the awe.
National Library Week is April 14th to the 20th! Is your library celebrating?
The MET has got some wonderful, fully illustrated textbooks that are available online for free! (X)DOWNLOAD
- Art of the Islamic World
- The Art of Africa
- The Art of Ancient Egypt
- The Art of the Ancient Near East
- The Art of Renaissance Europe
- The Art of South and Southeast Asia
- The Arts of Korea
- Auguste Rodin: The Burghers of Calais
- Greek Art from Prehistoric to Classical
- Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning
- A Masterwork of Byzantine Art — The Story of David and Goliath
- Medieval Art
- Nature Within Walls: The Chinese Garden Court at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Roman Art
Across the Universe: Book 1 2-3
An Abundance of Katherines
Bloodlines: Book 1 2 3
The Catcher in the Rye
The Chemical Garden: Book 1 2 3
Delirium: Book 1 2 3
Delirium Stories: Hana Annabel Raven
Divergent: Books 1-2
Evernight: Books 1-3 4 5
The Fault in Our Stars
Gemma Doyle Trilogy: Books 1-3
Graceling Realm: Book 1 2 3
The Great Gatsby
Harry Potter: Book 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
The Hunger Games: Books 1-3
Hush, Hush: Book 1 2 3 4
The Infernal Devices: Book 1 2
Legend: Book 1 2
Looking for Alaska
Lux: Book 1 2 3
Mara Dyer: Book 1 2
Matched: Book 1 2 3
The Maze Runner: Books 1-2 3
The Mortal Instruments: Books 1-3 4 5
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Books 1-5
The Perks of Being A Wallflower
Shatter Me: Book 1 2
The Silver Linings Playbook
Sookie Stackhouse Novels: Books 1-11 12
Under the Never Sky: Book 1 2
Vampire Academy: Books 1-4 5-6
Vampire Kisses: Books 1-7 8-9
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
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If you need help opening epub files, read this and this.
Some of the downloads require passwords; the pw is “mobilism.org”
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I’m a physical book person, but this may be good for all my kindle/nook/new thingy peeps.
Guess I’ll be downloading some books tonight!
We’re now accepting apps for summer!
Robert Krulwich found some videos of quadrocopter robots doing…well, very impressive things.
Some guidelines for loving:
1. Tell them about their brilliance. They likely can’t see it and they don’t know its immensity, but you can see it, and you can illuminate it for them.
2. Be authentic, and give others the gift of the real you and a real…
I posted last week asking people if they knew of some good resources for male victims of sexual assault. Here is the list people came up with: