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  25 Literary Art Quotes For Inspiring Your Most Creative Self Great art, whether it’s visual art, poetry, music, dance, or some other creative work, challenges and inspires us. And, in doing so, it has the power to transform us and the world around us. As a tribute to the value of art in our world, we’ve assembled a collection of … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-07-20 8 Modern And (Sometimes) Hilarious Baby Memory Books One of the things I … Read More

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  Enginursday: Space Mining for Profit (and Fun!) If you’re looking to buy (and have the cash to afford it), the most valuable real estate in the solar system may be at the south pole of our moon. A peculiarity of orbital mechanics has left the floors of several large craters in permanent shadow. These “cold traps,” which … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-07-19By Mike Grusin Qwiic MUX Hookup Guide Qwiic MUX Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: … Read More

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  Mark Matienzo: What one says and does not say: vulnerability, leadership, and professional trajectories I don’t say this lightly: participating in ITLP has been transformative for me. I’ve learned a lot through the readings, workshops, and applied learning aspects, but honestly, the most valuable aspects have been individual development and participation in a leadership community. I’m not entirely sure why these two things go … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-07-19By Mark A. Matienzo Open Knowledge Foundation: Are you working in … Read More

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  What Do Novels About Evil Children Say About Us? Horror stories about children guilty of murderous misdeeds are perennially popular. Ruth Franklin considers what the genre tells parents about their own fears. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-07-19 7 New Books We Recommend This Week Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-07-19 The Best Romance Novels of the Year (So Far) … Read More

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  Review: ‘Far From the Tree’ Zooms In on Parent-Child Divides This documentary, an adaptation of the best-selling book by Andrew Solomon, deals with living with Down syndrome or autism, and other family matters. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-07-19 There’s Something Wrong With UK Kids Book Publishing A new report released by CLPE and Booktrust, which reviewed children’s books published in the UK during 2017, has thrown the state of UK children’s book publishing into stark … Read More

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