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Elsewhere for November 11, 2017

You should read this for 11/11/2017: Art and Film Watch an Oil Painting Instantly Lose 200 Years of Grimy Varnish “Fine art is often coated with varnish for the same reason furniture is: it provides a protective barrier to the elements. But varnish turns yellow over time, and an even…

Elsewhere for July 30, 2017

You should read this for 7/30/2017: Predatory Journals Hit By ‘Star Wars’ Sting Via NPR: You Asked, We Answered: What Happened to the People in That N.H. Ghost Town? Four Rice Boys Captured by Native Americans in 1704; Three Rice Boys Decide To Stay A Barred owl, crows, and mobbing….

Elsewhere for July 9, 2017

You should read this for 7/9/2017: Thomas Jefferson’s Enslaved Mistress Sally Hemings’ Living Quarters FoundThomas Jefferson’s Enslaved Mistress Sally Hemings’ Living Quarters Found “ Archeologists have excavated an area of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello mansion that has astounded even the most experienced social scientists: The living quarters of Sally Hemings, the enslaved mistress of Jefferson, who,…

Elsewhere for June 11, 2017

You should read this for 6/11/2017: Tim O’Reilly via Medium: Do More! What Amazon Teaches Us About AI and the “Jobless Future” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos exposes her ignorance in front of Congress: What we just learned from Betsy DeVos’s painful appearance before Congress “DeVos said Tuesday on Capitol Hill that…

Elsewhere for March 26, 2017

You should read this for 3/26/2017: Education, Stonewall isn’t going to be forgotten, queers are here to stay, Easter Island has lessons to teach, roses are survivors and so are you, St. Joseph knew a thing or two about families, and apparently, pastry, and 💩🔥💰 is  . . . well. You go read the…

Elsewhere for March 19, 2017

You should read this for 3/19/2017: For a lot of people, this will clear up the confusion. pic.twitter.com/HNDUX4SbOf — Steven Alvarez (@Chastitellez) March 11, 2017 Or see this Cornell mathematician Steven Strogatz writing for The New Yorker on Why Pi Matters This is well-written, to-the-point, fascinating and understandable discussion regarding…

Elsewhere for February 18, 2017

You should read this for 2/19/2017 :An encouraging thought, life in crystal, of the making of ebooks there is no end; we just need a better way to read, stories with Picts, and twice-baked cookies. Green Shoots (even in the Whitehouse Via The Christian Science Monitor: Microbes that once slumbered…

Elsewhere for February 11, 2017

You should read this for 2/12/2017: Compassionate Canadians, Looting Qumranians, Linguistically undermining evil, Bots fight back, She Persists, and Pho Quebec City Imam’s Profoundly Magnanimous Eulogy Includes White Gunman in List of Victims Excavations in a cave on the cliffs west of Qumran Prove that Dead Sea scrolls from the Second…

Activism and Making Your Vote Count

Contacting your legislators, your Representatives and Senators is both a privilege and a right. It’s also particularly important. I’ve created a page with some US Activism and Engagement Resources to help you contact your elected officials to let them know what’s important to you. Your opinion is important, no matter what…

Elsewhere for January 29, 2017

You should read this for 1/29/2017: The Wisdom of Jobs, thank your foremothers, it’s not always the Others, and cauliflower can be tasty.  Note: We’ve Placed Trumpery in an Isolation Section at the End You know what… Take my $1.37… I want my PBS. Take my $.46… I am all…

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