Category Archives: Library

Library Link of the Day: It Takes a Special Kind of Person to Get Chills From Music

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Music seems to have a primal hold on us, reaching the very core of what it means to be human and reminding us that we are all small town girls, living in lonely worlds. And when it … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: ‘Mother’ is the most beautiful word

Courtesy of The Telegraph: “Mother is the most beautiful word in the English language, according to the rest of the world. More than 40,000 people in 102 non-English speaking countries rated mother, passion, smile, love and eternity as their top … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Different Types of Meditation Do Different Things to Your Brain

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “When you think about meditation, you probably imagine someone splayed cross-legged with their eyes closed, perhaps while chanting. If you’ve tried your hand at meditation, you might even think about sitting quietly while focusing on your breath … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Finalists

Courtesy of ComedyWildlifePhoto.com: “Wild animals are majestic, sometimes scary creatures freely roaming the Earth in all their natural, unbounded glory. But let’s not forget how hilarious they can be, too. To highlight and celebrate the comedic prowess of animals around … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Flatland Is a 19th-Century Tale About Higher Dimensions

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “You live in a three-dimensional world, one where you’re free to move forward and backward, right and left, and up and down. You’re also familiar with lower dimensions: a drawing on a page is two-dimensional, for example, … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The Butterfly Effect is Why It’s Impossible to Predict the Weather

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “You’ve probably heard that a butterfly can flap its wings in Brazil and set off a tornado in Texas. This is known as the butterfly effect, and while it shows up in everything from metaphors for human … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: What’s the Scoville Heat Scale, and How Does it Rate Peppers?

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Some like it hot. And some don’t. And whichever camp you fall into, you may have heard of a little thing called the Scoville Heat Scale. Almost every pepper has a massive number attached to it, and the higher … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Danish Ad Breaks Barriers

Oscar Scholin- In a Danish TV ad “All That We Share,” different groups of Danes walk through a door and are separated into various “boxes” by several divisions: more wealthy and poor, more trustworthy and less trustworthy, immigrants and those … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Mark Twain’s 10 Tips for Writers

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Mark Twain was a man who knew his way around the English language. We’re talking about the guy responsible for such bon mots as “Golf is a good walk spoiled,” “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated,” … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: This Ancient Sumerian Logic Puzzle Is Believed to Be One of the First Riddles Ever Written

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “People love trying to outwit each other with riddles. You know, those tricky questions that frustrate you to the point of anger when the answer is revealed to be annoyingly simple? We’ve been writing and reciting these … Continue reading

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