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How To Think

most people won’t tell teenage girls especially the together, articulate ones that they are lazy and the quality of their work is unacceptable. And sometimes kids need to hear that, or they have no reason to step up. via How … Continue reading

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The British Library’s “Mechanical Curator” million | The Public Domain Review

The British Library’s “Mechanical Curator” million | The Public Domain Review.

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10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems : Remodelista

10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems : Remodelista.

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Unwelcome tasks and burdens

…Town notables, as town autonomy vanished, found they had become subordinate implements of the imperial bureaucracy, and the life went out of their public functions, which grew every decade more disagreeable, more profitless and more oppressive. They had to be … Continue reading

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Explore – “Withdrawn from Circulation,” a gorgeous book…

  “Withdrawn from Circulation,” a gorgeous book sculpture by artist Wendy Kawabata from this great New Yorker piece on book fetishists vs. anti-fetishists – a fine addition to this omnibus of extraordinary book sculptures. via Explore – “Withdrawn from Circulation,” … Continue reading

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Seattle Public Library Encourages Summer Reading by Knocking Books on the Ground

Doesn’t this just make you at least a little happy? Does it qualify as some form of book abuse? It’s at least illustrative that books should be used and not left lifeless on a shelf by those with access to … Continue reading

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Make Analog Synthesizers Teaches ‘Modern Approach To Old-School Sound Synthesis’ » Synthtopia

Make Analog Synthesizers Teaches ‘Modern Approach To Old-School Sound Synthesis’ » Synthtopia.

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A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – Books on Google Play

A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – Books on Google Play.

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The Accidents of Youth 1819 | The Public Domain Review

The Accidents of Youth 1819 | The Public Domain Review. The Accidents of Youth, consisting of short histories, calculated to improve the moral conduct of children, and warn them of the many dangers to which they are exposed : illustrated … Continue reading

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Cool Dad Raising Daughter On Media That Will Put Her Entirely Out Of Touch With Her Generation | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source

“Well, I’m not making the same mistake he did,” Campbell continued as he pulled out vinyl copies of Television’s Marquee Moon, Miles Davis’ Sketches Of Spain, and Big Star’s #1 Record, highly influential albums that will in no way help … Continue reading

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