Those of you who know me, know how much I love my little Brooklyn Library branch.
'It hurt so bad': Indiana teachers shot with plastic pellets during active shooter training (Indystar)
More experiments with lentils.
Vaccines are definitely not linked to autism, and other facts you can throw at anti-vaxers (Usatoday)
18-Year-Old Testifies About Getting Vaccinated Despite Mother's Anti-Vaccine Beliefs (Npr)
where's my Sam? Let's see how long it takes this to get to her. (This is a glazer, parked outside the branch today.)
How cool is that? King Kong, on stage. I love creative thinking.
Where American Communities Agree and Disagree on Climate Change
If money was no object, and you could do any kind of work you wanted to do, what would you choose and why would you choose it? What is it about this work that would bring you joy?
So this happened last night. That was a westbound train. Now its front 2 cars are derailed, 200 ft of track is torn up, 30 ft of platform smashed, and 3 people are dead.
A long time ago I told you all about how lucky I’d gotten with wonderful landlords here in NY. I’m sad to report my landlord passed away. He was a sweet man, and I’ll miss him.
Let’s play a game, inspired by Garsbriel’s card. Search your name on urban dictionary and tell us what your favorite hit says.
This doesn’t look like much, but coming from this lentil-hating lady, it’s something. Carrot & lentil soup, made this morning. I guess the trick with lentils is to pummel them into submission.
Copy Edit This! Quiz No. 14 - The New York Times
Are there really people who don’t know that all legislation is accessible online for free? Apparently so. Or maybe they’d just rather get their info from some crackpot with his hand out for donations. You know, so they can be properly appalled all the time.
I love the original Rogues Gallery. Always had a soft spot for the Riddler. Without looking them up, do you know all their given names?
'I Figured It Was Going To Be A Horrible Death, And It Probably Will Be' (Npr)
In the autumn of 2012, Superstorm Sandy inflicted about $70 billion in damage, and was the deadliest storm of that hurricane season. I discovered that there are brilliant people working to protect New York from a recurrence.
The Room of Requirement - This American Life (Thisamericanlife)
Disturbing photos show national parks and monuments overflowing with garbage as the US government shutdown continues (Businessinsider)
The Wall - An in-depth examination of Donald Trump's border wall
So, this stupid wall.
Don’t you hate it when you’re in your comfy Sunday “I’m not going anywhere clothes” and you wash some dishes and get your sleeve wet? Today I’m watching movies and being lazy. What are you up to on this New Year’s Day?
The Story of the Teddy Bear - Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)
I wish you a merry Randomlives23 and happy posting you all! (Sola)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was way ahead of his time. Misfits win the day.
Bananagrams anyone? Do you play these types of games? In person, with physical pieces? What’s your go to game?
"20 سال سے روزانہ 12 گھنٹے تک پانی میں رہنے والی خاتون dailyaajsubh.com
مغربی بنگال: بھارت میں 65 سالہ ایک انوکھی خاتون بلا ناغہ طلوع آفتاب سے رات کی تاریکی پھیل جانے تک سارا وقت گھر کے نزدیک واقع جھیل میں گزارتی ہیں۔ بین الاقوامی خبر رساں ادارے کے مطابق بھارتی ریاست بنگال کے ایک مغربی گاؤں کی رہائشی ضعیف خاتون عجیب و غریب بیماری میں مبتلا ہیں جس کے علاج کے لیے وہ روزانہ 12 سے 14 گھنٹے گردن تک جھیل میں ڈوبی رہتی ہیں۔ گزشتہ 20 برس سے یہ خاتون طلوع آفتاب کے وقت جھیل میں جا کر اس طرح بیٹھ جاتی ہیں کہ صرف گردن پانی کی سطح سے باہر ہوتی ہے اور اسی حالت میں رات گئے تک بیٹھی رہتی ہیں۔" - 20 سال سے روزانہ 12 گھنٹے تک پانی میں رہنے والی خاتون http://tz.ucweb.com/1_5cHZb