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Inventio

The Latin word inventio – itself from the constituents in and venire, compounding to the sense of “to come upon” or discover – lies at the root of both the English words invention and inventory. 244 more words

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Moonwalking With Einstein by Joshua Foer - Review

Published: March 3, 2011

Publisher: Penguin Press

Genre: Non-Fiction

Pages: 307 (Hardcover)

My Rating: 4.0/5.0

Synopsis:

Foer’s unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to U.S. 805 more words

Books

Atlas Obscura: To Strange Adventures

I got a good deal of very interesting books for Christmas, but there is always that one special book each year. The one I find the most engrossing and just can’t put down. 584 more words

Review

Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

Pay attention and engage.  That may be the overarching lesson I am learning and relearning.  This week’s Five Star Friday recommendation, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything… 823 more words

Reader's Advisory

Atlas Obscura by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton

When you don’t stick to the path, when you take yourself on a completely unplanned adventure; the world opens up to you. This is what the Atlas Obscura book is all about. 156 more words

Reference

Book review: Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

Title: Moonwalking with Einstein
The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
Author: Joshua Foer
ISBN: 9780143120537
Pages: 320
Release Date: February 28, 2012
Publisher: Penguin Books… 627 more words

Book Review

Quotes & Commentary #5: Oscar Wilde

“He began to wonder whether we could ever make psychology so absolute a science that each little spring of life would be revealed to us. As it was, we always misunderstood ourselves and rarely understood others.

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