Author Archives: Mr. Morrison

Library Link of the Day: Nobel Prize-awarded achievements are showcased in new exhibition

Courtesy of NobelPrize.org: What would the world be like without penicillin? What are good examples of discoveries that will decrease our climate impact? How do we help people who have become refugees? These are some of the questions highlighted in … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: 30 Years Later, The Great Milli Vanilli Hoax

Courtesy of Mental Floss: Pop music has always been part talent show, part magic trick. This has never been more apparent than it was on November 15, 1990, when German producer Frank Farian revealed in a press conference that then-superstars … Continue reading

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Butterfly Parade Apparel, 10/13

PG PTAs Supporters! If you missed out on purchasing the great Butterfly Parade and Bazaar apparel, here’s you chance to place your order. The online store for 2019 Butterfly Parade Apparel has reopened for one week. It will close on … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Carting Lane Sewer Lamp

Courtesy of Atlas Obscura: Just off one of London’s bustling streets, there’s a special streetlight that signposts the warren of waste pipes winding beneath the city. By the end of the 19th century, London was trying to shed its reputation as … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Visual Agnosia Is Why One Man Mistook His Wife for a Hat

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: We’ve told you about prosopagnosia, or face blindness, which is a condition that’s pretty difficult to live with. But the inability to tell people’s faces apart is a walk in the park compared to visual agnosia. Imagine having … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: People are increasingly interrupted at work, but it’s not all bad

Courtesy of The Conversation: An email pops up on your screen. It’s a client sharing a project update. A Slack message appears. It’s your boss asking a question. A text alert beeps. A colleague wants to know if you will … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: “The Works of The Old Men” Are Unexplained Structures in the Middle Eastern Desert

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: Imagine you’re an airplane pilot flying over Jordan in the 1920s. You look down from your cockpit and see these strange lines of stones — hundreds of them, forming intricate geometric patterns measuring hundreds of feet across. … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Misinformation, evasion and the informational problem of live TV interviews

Courtesy of The Conversation: First, it happened on Fox News. Chris Wallace asked White House adviser Stephen Miller about the president’s decision to use private lawyers “to get information from the Ukrainian government rather than go through … agencies of his government.” … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: No Matter How Fast Languages Are Spoken, They All Transmit Information at the Same Rate

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: Walk through an international airport terminal and you’re bound to hear all sorts of languages being spoken. Of all of their differences — in tone quality, pitch, and even consonant use — the one that sticks out … Continue reading

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Monterey Peninsula High School College Fair, 10/29

Please Join Us: Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 6:30pm – 8:00pm In The Carmel High School Gymnasium 3600 Ocean Avenue, Carmel, CA 93923 Over 90 colleges and universities represented — including public and private institutions, art, fashion design schools, study abroad … Continue reading

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