I Can't Move Much Further South, Guys...
I mean, I guess I could move to Hawaii, or leave the country and head to South America (I did like Nicaragua an awful lot)...any Nicaraguan libraries hiring librarians that don't speak Spanish very well? No? Dang. Guess I'll have to deal with the cold.
- Libraries, Books, & Authors
- Nov 14, 1851: Moby-Dick published
- Ex-Detroit Library Official Timothy Cromer Sentenced to Ten Years
- Author of Thai monarchy book ‘delighted’ with ban
- Amazon and Hachette finally reach deal; Hachette will set its ebook prices
- Research and a Resource Guide on Screen Time For Babies and Toddlers
- Jefferson County Students Thrown Out of Board Meeting
- Using Graphic Novels in Education: Babymouse I love Babymouse!
- Net & Tech
- US government planes mimic cellphone towers to collect user data – report
- AT&T Stops Using Undeletable Phone Tracking IDs "Verizon remains committed to its program of inserting a tracking number into its customers' cellphone transmissions."
- Sex, Genes, The Y Chromosome And The Future Of Men
- How Cannabis Was Used To Shrink One Of The Most Aggressive Brain Cancers
- New Bicycle Path in the Netherlands Has a Glowing Surface Inspired by Van Gogh’s ‘The Starry Night’
- Philae Sends Back First Images, But Problems Mean Its Mission Could Soon Be Over
- On November 14, 1960, 6-year-old Ruby Bridges walked into William J. Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans. Related: Civil rights figure Ruby Bridges says current U.S. racial relations remind her of the 1960s "Ruby Bridges was 6 years old in 1960 when she became the first black student to attend a previously all-white elementary school in New Orleans, one of the iconic moments in the U.S. civil rights movement. Today, the civil rights pioneer says America looks a lot like it did then: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension."
- On November 14, 1889 journalist Nellie Bly set off to beat the record set in Jules Verne's fictional book "Around the World in 80 Days." She would complete the round-the-world trip in just 72 days. Read a short bio about Bly! (Source)
- Florida priest cited for feeding homeless wants his day in court
- Mayor Betsy Hodges: #pointergate Related: Jon Stewart goes OFF on #pointergate
- Protesters training to shut down Clayton following Brown grand jury announcement
- Five ugly and uncanny parallels between lynchings and police killings in America
- ‘There’s nothing hip or cool happening in Brooklyn. It’s a war.’ "It’s no secret Brooklyn’s the sleek poster child of gentrification, and there are a lot of people fighting to make sure that growing coolness doesn't detract attention from the huge loss of affordable housing that’s accompanied it."
- At Pico Rivera Wal-Mart, Workers & Critics Protest Company’s Alleged Retaliation
- Elizabeth Warren Gets Senate Democratic Leadership Spot