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Of Mice & Men/Literature Circles (update)

We will begin reading Of Mice & Men on Monday, August 22nd. The book may be purchased via Amazon used for $5.69, or you may access the book digitally through multiple mediums. 146 more words

Expectations

What's in a Name?

Reflections on my URL change and my own name.  801 more words

Summer

Handpicked: Hallelujah

It has been a while since my last handpicked post as life got really busy for week or two.

Here is a collection of articles, podcasts, and even videos I have consumed over the last two weeks. 2,536 more words

Books

SuperFreakonomics (by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner)

My Rating: 5.0/5.0  

SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance, was just as interesting of a book as its predecessor, Freakonomics. 118 more words

Story Time

Freakonomics (by Stephen J. Dubner, Steven Levitt)

My Rating: 5.0/5.0  

Freakonomics, or more specifically, Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything is definitely one of the most unique and interesting books I have ever read. 124 more words

Story Time

Freakonomics by Levitt & Dubner

Rating: ****
Genre: Non-fiction
Year Published: 2005
Reading Duration: Seven Hours

Economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner team up to write Freakonomics. It may sound familiar, but they don’t discuss the determinants of demand and supply, nor the ways of calculating inflation. 376 more words

Book Review

The Upside of Quitting

The title of this post is identical to a chapter in “Think Like a Freak” by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubnar.  Given the many posts that this blog has devoted to “GRIT,” it is obligatory to pay some time to the benefits of quitting.  466 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data