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Why Printed Books Won't (Hopefully) Go Away

by Josh Catone
this article first appeared on Mashable on Jan. 16, 2013

Measured en masse, the stack of “books I want to read” that sits precariously on the edge of a built-in bookshelf in my dining room just about eclipses 5,000 pages. 1,878 more words

Culture

This Year, Vote Misanthrope

Once again the voting season has snuck up on me, like a thief in the night, which is not surprising considering that we’re voting for congresspersons. 388 more words

Culture

Honoring a Hero

I’m sure that you heard the news from Canada’s Parliament.  Take a moment and watch the hero of the story as he proceeds into Parliament, just like every other day.   57 more words

Videos

Friday Fiction-Get Involved!

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The clock struck ten. Long, echoing chimes. The type that make you stop and take notice. The room was dark, except for the reflection of the moonlight coming through the large Victorian window..The blanket of snow outside reflected the white light, creating a bright night, more than an average English winter night. 333 more words

Creativity

October Update: Highs and Lows

Things in China are going pretty well for the most part. I haven’t updated in a while besides lots of pictures on Instagram / Facebook, but I figured it was high due a new blog post. 1,699 more words

Snow White

Sanne De Wilde is a Flemish photographer uses people with albinism  for her series Snow White.

She states: “Like photographic material, people with albinism are light sensitive. 100 more words

Art And Design

Cross-cultural cringe moments in the UK

Teacher addressing Chinese students from China in the class – “something something something in China, you know? right? hahaha…” and teacher looks straight at me, expecting me to get the joke.  326 more words

Culture