Newslo has won my heart. Now, there's no excuse for falling for their satire - they have a handy "Show Facts" button that will highlight the factual information. Anything not highlighted? Satire.
Very, very handy.
- Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchlike
- This is going to be particularly interesting for librarians, and maybe interesting only for librarians, honestly: How Do Users Search and Discover?
- Library Youth and Tech Leaders on the Hill: We Build a Bridge Between Knowledge and Passion
- ALA Questions Bid for Independent Copyright Office
- At-home libraries still popular for homeowners
- Italian-Americans outraged over Capone books in NYC schools
- Tackling a mountain of books with local hands "If someone had told me three months ago that the hundreds of thousands of books I saw sitting unused and going to waste in the basement of Philadelphia School District headquarters would by now be almost fully catalogued, ready to be shipped to the kids who need them, I probably wouldn't have believed it. I might have even laughed."
- Let's say you want to be a reader, but you just never feel like you have the time. Well, here are 24 books to read in under an hour. You're welcome.
- Neil Gaiman on How Stories Last
- A Classic Book for Every Myers-Briggs Personality Type
- Trust in American news media remains low
- Net & Tech
- AT&T just got hit with a $100 million fine after slowing down its ‘unlimited’ data Still think we can trust ISPs with net neutrality?
- Advocates press House appropriators not to 'gut' Internet rules Related: Obama administration knocks net neutrality riders in funding bill
- Time Warner Cable Threatened With Net Neutrality Complaint
- Health & Science
- DDT Linked to Fourfold Increase in Breast Cancer Risk
- Modifying mosquitoes to stop transmission of dengue fever
- Last Of Her Kind, This 100-Year-Old Turtle May Soon Be A Mom
- LightSail Test Mission Ends with Fiery Reentry
- Kenyan grandmother at school with her great-great-grandchildren
- Highly trained, respected and free: why Finland's teachers are different
- Charter Program Expansion Looms Despite Probes into Mismanagement and Closed Schools
- Authority Issues
- White Cop Grabs Black Tween by Her Neck—And Slams Her Against His Squad Car If it's true that a 12-year-old girl ended up in the hospital with a broken jaw and ribs, then I really don't see how anyone could argue it wasn't excessive force on the cop's part. But I'm sure they will.
- Anniston PD places 2 officers on leave amid allegations they are part of a hate group
- Other (Interesting Stuff)