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Life before Google

  • You carried a dictionary and thesaurus in your schoolbag
  • You had pen pals and bought fancy writing paper for your letters
  • You used to hold the AA route planner print-out on your steering wheel as you tried to drive…
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Teens React To Encyclopedias

They are some of the most popular viral videos every week. What happens when teens of today see the things of yesterday.

This week, those teenagers react to a series of books piled up on the table. 90 more words


Klexikon with more articles, in spite of summer heat

The Klexikon is progressing: in July, it saw its 750th article. Given that each and every one of them consists of several paragraphs and meets our general requirements, that is quite an achievement. 101 more words


Ida Hiebert Penner Teaching Days 1922-34;50-60. shirley B.Bergen

My mother was one of the first women from Winkler to enter the teaching profession. Her diaries and memoirs give us a glimpse of a past era. 2,761 more words

Reading is important for children

I was just reading that Elon Musk said during his childhood, most of what he learnt was through his own reading – of encyclopedias and the like. 107 more words


Books on Manga in the 2015 Eisner Nominations

Earlier this week, Comic-Con International announced the full list of nominees for this year’s Eisner Awards, the major form of recognition of the year’s best comics (widely defined), comics artists and creators, and publications related to comics – including periodicals, general interest books, and academic/scholarly works. 896 more words

Osamu Tezuka

From encyclopedias to 911

This is a photo of my old Encyclopedia Americana that dad bought for me when I was something like 7 years old due to my great interest at reading at a very young age. 243 more words