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The Gutenberg Museum, Mainz, Germany

I went to visit my sister in Germany, as a close to my amazing Italian adventure, the one where I spent six weeks at the… 422 more words

Cool Stuff

The history of books

When writing systems were created in ancient civilizations, a variety of objects, such as stone, clay, tree bark, metal sheets, might be used for writing. 595 more words


February 3 is National Carrot Cake Day

National Carrot Cake Day

Also: African Heritage & Health Week

Carrot Facts:

  1. Carrots were first cultivated in north Africa & the Mediterranean. They originally were purple or grey in color. 
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The 12 Days of Christmas Music in 2015, Day 12: "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"

Until doing the research for this post, I didn’t know how Charles Wesley, Felix Mendelssohn, and Johann Gutenberg were related. It sounds like a bad joke: So a preacher, a composer, and a printer walk into a bar… 1,394 more words


Listener as Context

Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D.

Reading and writing were not generally accessible until Gutenberg unveiled the printing press around 1440. Fewer than six centuries have passed since then—a blip in the 200,000-year existence of anatomically modern… 444 more words


In Deutsch Denken, Dichten und Forschen

Deutschland ist das Land der Dichter und Denker, sagt man – aber wer außer Schiller und Goethe hat noch Deutsch gesprochen? Die Klasse Rot 7/8 hatte die Aufgabe, das herauszufinden. 1,421 more words