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December 25, 2020

“Model-Train Display at Christmas in a Shopping Mall Food Court” by James Arthur

Model-Train Display at Christmas in a Shopping Mall Food Court These kids watching so intently on every side of the display must love the feeling of being gigantic: of having a giant’s power over this… Continue Reading

December 4, 2020

“If The World Was Crazy” by Shel Silverstein

If The World Was Crazy If the world was crazy, you know what I’d eat?A big slice of soup and a whole quart of meatA lemonade sandwich, and then I might trySome roasted ice cream… Continue Reading

December 4, 2020

“Eighteen Flavors” by Shel Silverstein

Eighteen Flavors Eighteen luscious, scrumptious flavors—Chocolate, lime and cherry,Coffee, pumpkin, fudge-banana,Caramel cream and boysenberry,Rocky road and toasted almond,Butterscotch, vanilla dip,Butter-brickle, apple ripple,Coconut and mocha chip,Brandy peach and lemon custard,Each scoop lovely, smooth, and round,Tallest ice-cream… Continue Reading

December 4, 2020

“Dirty Face” by Shel Silverstein

Dirty Face Where did you get such a dirty face,My darling dirty-faced child? I got it from crawling along in the dirtAnd biting two buttons off Jeremy’s shirt.I got it from chewing the roots of… Continue Reading

November 28, 2020

“2001” Metal Monolith Found in the Utah Desert

A Towering Monolith Reminiscent of the Film "2001" Recently, employees from the Utah Department of Public Safety happened upon a silver monolith in the remote desert while doing an aerial survey. The structure, almost 12-foot-tall,… Continue Reading

November 13, 2020

Schrödinger’s Dumpster

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October 16, 2020

“What is the Earliest Sign of Civilization?” – attributed to Margaret Mead

What is the Earliest Sign of Civilization? Dr. Paul Brand recalled attending a lecture given by anthropologist Margaret Mead, who spent much of her life studying primitive cultures. She asked her audience a series of… Continue Reading

August 14, 2020

Photographer Develops 120-Year-Old Cat Photos Found in a Time Capsule

Photographer Develops 120-Year-Old Cat Photos https://youtu.be/IoDj4mXdqmc Continue Reading

August 14, 2020

“10 Things I Have Learned” by Milton Glaser

10 Things I Have Learned The American graphic designer Milton Glaser is probably known best for his iconic I Love New York logo, as well as logos for DC Comics and Brooklyn Brewery. He co-founded… Continue Reading

June 19, 2020

“The Mask” by Maya Angelou

The Mask We wear the mask that grins and lies. It shades our cheeks and hides our eyes. This debt we pay to human guile With torn and bleeding hearts… We smile and mouth the… Continue Reading

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