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  1. Why Do We Love Henry David Thoreau? | The New Yorker
    Why Do We Love Henry David Thoreau? | The New Yorker Blake Mon, 07/13/2020 - 08:04
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    The Moral Judgments of Henry David Thoreau Why, given its fabrications, inconsistencies, and myopia, do we continue to cherish “Walden”?

     

    From: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/10/19/pond-scum Why Do We Love Henry David Thoreau? | The New Yorker

  2. Why some words may be more memorable than others: Our brains use internet search engine strategies to remember words and memories of past experiences -- ScienceDaily
    Why some words may be more memorable than others: Our brains use internet search engine strategies to remember words and memories of past experiences -- ScienceDaily Blake Sat, 07/11/2020 - 13:57
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    Why some words may be more memorable than others Our brains use internet search engine strategies to remember words and memories of past experiences From: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/06/200629120204.htm Why some words may be more memorable than others: Our brains use internet search engine strategies to remember words and memories of past experiences -- ScienceDaily

  3. Just the ticket: Stunning design for Warsaw tower scoops top award to find “library for tomorrow”
    Just the ticket: Stunning design for Warsaw tower scoops top award to find “library for tomorrow” Blake Mon, 07/06/2020 - 14:33
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    A Dutch-based architectural practice has thrust Mokotów into the spotlight after basing their winning entry to find a “library for tomorrow” in the southern Warsaw suburb.

     

    From: https://www.thefirstnews.com/article/just-the-ticket-design-for-warsaw-… Just the ticket: Stunning design for Warsaw tower scoops top award to find “library for tomorrow” – The First News

  4. Who Did What in Every Agatha Christie Murder Mystery Novel - Bloomberg
    Who Did What in Every Agatha Christie Murder Mystery Novel - Bloomberg Blake Mon, 07/06/2020 - 14:27
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    Who Did What in Every Agatha Christie Murder Novel All of the author’s deadly plots, plotted. (Spoilers if you look closely.)

    In Agatha Christie’s novels, murder and financial fraud are often intertwined. The murderers are more likely to be men, are partial to poison, and frequently commit the crime as part of a scam such as winning an inheritance.

     

    From: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-07-02/who-did-what-in-ever… Who Did What in Every Agatha Christie Murder Mystery Novel - Bloomberg

  5. FCC To Hold Workshop On Libraries & Broadband
    FCC To Hold Workshop On Libraries & Broadband StephenK Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:09
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    An FCC advisory committee is holding a virtual workshop on August 3rd to examine the role of libraries relative to broadband adoption.  Submissions from the public will be accepted in written form.  Details on connecting are contained in their press release PDF.

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