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shortformblog:

Maya Angelou’s fitting final tweet.
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libraryadvocates:

library-lessons:

-via The Literacy Site

Well there you have it.

libraryadvocates:

library-lessons:

-via The Literacy Site

Well there you have it.

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idea-lab:

Amazon: The thousand datapoints of the Amazon Empire will descend upon you. Our delivery drones will blot out the sun.
Libraries: Then we will lend in the shade. 

(via afrofuturistlibrarian2904)

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npr:

"A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We’re Gone" via Molly Roberts
Ancient peoples sent their dead to the grave with their prized possessions — precious stones, gilded weapons and terracotta armies. But unlike these treasures, our digital property won’t get buried with us. Our archived Facebook messages, old email chains and even Tinder exchanges will hover untouched in the online cloud when we die.
Image: iStockphoto

Sometimes this keeps me awake at night.

npr:

"A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We’re Gone" via Molly Roberts

Ancient peoples sent their dead to the grave with their prized possessions — precious stones, gilded weapons and terracotta armies. But unlike these treasures, our digital property won’t get buried with us. Our archived Facebook messages, old email chains and even Tinder exchanges will hover untouched in the online cloud when we die.

Image: iStockphoto

Sometimes this keeps me awake at night.

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libralthinking:

amnhnyc:

Knowledge about plants that can cure or harm has been prized, and feared, for hundreds of years. In this enchanted book, you’ll find out which poisons are produced by which plants, and flip the pages to reveal history and folklore. 
Read the Enchanted Book now, and come see The Power of Poison before it closes August 10!

What a badass GIF!

Saw this exhibit a few weeks ago - it was so good!

libralthinking:

amnhnyc:

Knowledge about plants that can cure or harm has been prized, and feared, for hundreds of years. In this enchanted book, you’ll find out which poisons are produced by which plants, and flip the pages to reveal history and folklore. 

Read the Enchanted Book now, and come see The Power of Poison before it closes August 10!

What a badass GIF!

Saw this exhibit a few weeks ago - it was so good!