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Students know more than they think they do. Last week I started a new unit about War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells, not with a set of facts about the text but with a question designed to tap pre-existing knowledge about its genre. 195 more words


Music Monday and the Heat Ray

It’s that time again when reality takes a break from this blog.  To be fair, if you came to this site to find sanity, you MAY be out of luck.   164 more words

Adam Caine

Discovered Renoir Painting May Fetch Quarter BILLION

A painting found in the attic of a descendent of Pierre Auguste Renoir, who died in 1919, was put up for auction today, and is expected to fetch $250 Million, according to… 139 more words


War of the Worlds

The first machine landed right near my folks’ house. Just a couple miles away. I was watching and knew the area they were talking about. Then I realized the flying wing was dropping the bomb on the hills maybe a mile from our house. 106 more words

Autobiography,memoirs And Confessions

WAR OF THE WORLDS: H. G. Wells' Martians Invade Comics

Since H. G. Wells‘ novel, The War of the Worlds, debuted in the pages of Pearson’s Magazine in 1897, creative people have taken inspiration from this tale. 1,608 more words

Comic Books

Forget Your Fancy Tools. Awesome War Of The Worlds Tripod Lamp for $30

I have some really fancy tools. The fanciest is probably my Lulzbot taz4, a monster of a 3D printer. When I talk with people about making cool things, many of them tend to jump right into “I wish I had a cool 3D printer so I could make stuff like that.” Well, you don’t need one. 398 more words


Stanford Rep continues its Orson Welles festival with a visit from Mars

By Ande Jacobson

Could the earth be overtaken by invaders from Mars? On October 30, 1938 a lot of people thought so when the Mercury Theatre on the Air… 1,068 more words