Author Archives: Mr. Morrison

Library Link of the Day: Welcome Back, Hunger Stones

Courtesy of Atlas Obscura: “BAD NEWS, EVERYONE: THE STONES are talking again. As the Associated Press reported in late August, the “hunger stones” of Děčín, Czechia—riverside rocks carved with the dates of past droughts, as well as portentous inscriptions of … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Croatia’s Sea Organ Makes Music From the Wind and Waves

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “In Zadar, Croatia, there’s an instrument that plays without the touch of a musician — that is, unless you consider Mother Nature a musician. The Sea Organ, or Morske Orgulje, is an architectural marvel played by the wind and … Continue reading

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Recap: Pacific Grove vs. Stevenson School

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Library Link of the Day: Is Each Generation Less Racist?

Courtesy of The Conversation: “In America’s children, we often see hope for a better future, especially when it comes to reducing racism. Each new generation of white people, the thinking goes, will naturally and inevitably be more open-minded and tolerant … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Tasting the History of Puebla’s Calle de los Dulces

Courtesy of Gastro Obscura: “EVERY MORNING IN PUEBLA, MEXICO, most of the 40 dulcerías that line Avenida 6 Oriente open their front doors around ten. Owners shuffle down from their homes, often located above the shops, and set out displays of … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: 21 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Constitution

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “The Constitution of the United States is only 4543 words—7762 if you count the Amendments—and originally fit on just four large sheets of paper. But it packs a wallop. Not only is it the oldest written … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Which Is More Important: Sitting Less or Exercising More?

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “We all remember the day the news exploded across the web: Sitting is killing you! Exercise and standing are no help! Death awaits! That was back in 2015. In the years since, we’ve seen a groundswell of standing … Continue reading

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Butterfly Parade & Bazaar, 10/6

Welcome the return of the monarch butterflies! Parade starts at 10:30am in front of Robert Down Butterfly bazaar starts immediately after the parade 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Carnival games, food booths, music, face painting and bake sale VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The Great American Read Fall Kick-Off

Courtesy of PBS: “Meredith Vieira returns as the Great American Read hits high gear. You spent the summer reading and voting for your favorite novels, now tune in to see which books celebrities, authors, and other readers across the country … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Behold, a Massive Knit Map of the Cosmos

Courtesy of Atlas Obscura: “UNTIL A FEW MONTHS AGO, the largest thing Sarah Spencer, of Melbourne, Australia, had ever knitted was a baby blanket. But she recently decided to scale things up—astronomically. The result is a vast tapestry of the cosmos, … Continue reading

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