HarperCollins Will Destroy Library Editions of... →
libranigans: Wow! This is insane!
You adamantly oppose gay rights … but you’ve also been married three times and...– Asked of Newt Gingrich by Isabel Friedman (via neverbealoneagain)
Museum of Non Primate Art →
This is fantastic. Trust me when I tell you to click on “Dancing with Cats.”
Film of JFK's 1963 Houston visit | Sixth Floor... →
I can’t embed the video, but check out this site for just released film of JFK’s visit to Houston in 1963, the day before his assassination. The event took place at the Rice Hotel. I visited the Sixth Floor Museum a couple of years ago. The experience was intense — both the museum itself, and the economy of gore photos and conspiracy theories that has built itself around...
Library and book postcards on today's PostSecret
Lots of library and book postcards on today’s PostSecret! Here are a couple of them:
And here is the moment I hate: the Explaining of the Situation (EOTS). Most of...– “Meet the Same-Sex Parents Next Door”, Parenting magazine
By the way, our social studies standards still... →
When a conservative think tank criticizes the ultra-conservative distortion of history, you know there’s a problem.
What he didn’t know was that the school would decide his speech was “disruptive”...– Student Press Law Center
Facebook Adds 'Civil Union,' 'Domestic... →
“Both parties agree that the only way to balance the budget is to cut programs that affect people who vote for Democrats.”
Fabulous Twitter Faux Pas →
The Red Cross accidentally tweets about beer and it turns into a marketing win for them and the beer maker.
The Great Gatsby - 8bit Version →
libranigans: OMG! This is the funnest game I’ve played all year! (That’s either saying a lot for the game, or not much for games this year) The game is done in old school, 8bit, Nintendo style. And unlike most movie-to-game translations, this one actually has some elements from the plot of the book! My favorite thing so far are the Charleston Dancing Flappers in the first stage. So far, I’ve...
There is a real deficit problem in 2015 and a bigger problem in 2020 and in...– Yglesias » House Republicans Eating America’s Seed Corn
Texas schools nix Arabic classes over fears of... →
The Lisa Simpson Book Club →
What I take exception to are the complaints about closures and such because we...– Eric Berger, aka SciGuy: http://blogs.chron.com/sciguy/archives/2011/02/it_was_the_best_of_forecasts_it_was_the_worst_of_f.html
Your First Official Look at Houston’s New Soccer... →
I can’t decide if I think this looks pretty cool, or just weird. You?
Breathing Space: My Bookprint →
I am definitely going to think about my bookprint. It’s hard for me to pick out favorite or most influential books!
Before we begin let me again offer this disclaimer: Predicting the timing and...– Latest on the winter storm about to reach Houston | SciGuy | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
What are you reading right now?
By the way everyone, I’m one of the contributors to this new blog, libranigans. So check it out! libranigans: What are you reading right now?
Here’s the really crazy part: There’s an increasing expectation of...– The front arrives, and the likelihood of snow is rising | SciGuy | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle