Category Archives: English

Library Link of the Day: Guess Which Author Name Is a Pseudonym

Courtesy of Mental Floss: Take the quiz at this link!

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Library Link of the Day: How to Download Thousands of Classic Books and Movies That Just Entered the Public Domain

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “You may want to check the amount of available storage space on your e-reader, because classic books by Lewis Carroll, Agatha Christie, Aldous Huxley, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf are now in the public domain. As … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Who Dunnit: A Review of “Witness for the Prosecution”

Courtesy of The Newsbreaker: The Masque and Wig production of “Witness for the Prosecution” began as a play adapted by Agatha Christie in 1953.  The first performance of “Witness for the Prosecution” took place in London in 1953 and then … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: 8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that’s basically all the motivation we need to propel ourselves to the nearest Barnes & … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: Mental Floss’s 56 Best Books of 2018

Courtesy of Mental Floss: “At Mental Floss, we receive so many books that, come year’s end, every staffer’s desk looks like its own little library (the way we lend, trade, and barter for each others’ books gives our office a … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: 11 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know

Courtesy of Business Insider: “Research has found that the average U.S. employee spends about a quarter of his or her time at work combing through the hundreds of emails each employee sends and receives each day. And yet, according to … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: To Understand Complicated Concepts, Read These Haikus

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Science is great, but scientists kind of get a bad rap for being unimaginative beings of pure logic, like Spock in a lab coat. That’s not entirely fair; after all, you’ve got to be at least a … Continue reading

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Witness for the Prosecution, 12/6-12/8

Courtesy of The Newsbreaker: Just one week away from their opening night, the cast and crew of Witness for the Prosecution begins to wrap up the final stage of preparation. With production starting in mid-August, the cast and crew have spent hours … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: The Competitive Book Sorters Who Spread Knowledge Around New York

Courtesy of Atlas Obscura: “The Lyngsoe Systems Compact Cross Belt Sorter hogs most of a drab, boxy basement under an unremarkable office building in Queens—238 feet of fast-flying conveyor belt, like a cross between a baggage carousel and a racetrack. The … Continue reading

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Library Link of the Day: A Recipe for Flies and Frogs

Courtesy of JSTOR Daily: “In his book Mundus Subterraneus, the Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher shared his “recipe” for creating flies from scratch: “Collect a number of fly cadavers and crush them slightly. Put them on a brass plate and sprinkle the macerate … Continue reading

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