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- Once Centers Of Soviet Propaganda, Moscow's Libraries Are Having A 'Loud' Revival
"A library can be a loud place," says a city official in charge of Moscow's 400-plus public libraries, which have begun attracting visitors with coffee shops, theater rehearsals and lectures.
NPR. Monday, 21 Jan 2019.
- Only Surviving Arabic Slave Narrative Written in the United States Digitized by Library of Congress
Omar Ibn Said, a wealthy intellectual from West Africa, wrote about his capture and enslavement in America
Smithsonian. Friday, 18 Jan 2019.
- Another scorching TV deal: A 39-inch Fire TV for $150 - CNET
Plus: Three cheap T-shirts I love and a sweet deal on a huge library of documentaries.
CNET. Friday, 18 Jan 2019.
- Book depicting 2 boys kissing returns to elementary school libraries after Ottawa board changes mind
Ottawa's English Catholic school board has changed its mind and will put a graphic novel, which has a side story about two boys who are attracted to each other, back on its elementary school library shelves.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019.
- Catholic board pulls book with LGBT characters from elementary libraries
The Ottawa Catholic School Board has quietly removed a popular book from its elementary school libraries after parents complained about its LGBT content.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019.
- The Hunt for the Nazi Loot Still Sitting on Library Shelves
The art stolen by the Nazis has gotten more attention, but millions of books were also looted from Jews, and others, and have yet to be returned.
New York Times. Monday, 14 Jan 2019.
- Egyptian Schoolboy's 1,800-Year-Old Lesson to Go on Display
The British Library took the exercise out of storage as part of an upcoming exhibition on the history of writing
Smithsonian. Friday, 11 Jan 2019.
- Formula One Racing Champ Lewis Hamilton snaps up Manhattan penthouse
Lewis Hamilton has spent a staggering $40 million on a luxury apartment in Tribeca, Manhattan. The Formula One champion already owns a luxury apartment just a block away which has a library.
Daily Mail. Friday, 11 Jan 2019.
- Uncovering more options in cancer immunotherapy
If scientists want to boost immune cells' ability to kill cancer cells, then vast libraries of small molecules are potentially available. A new paper shows a platform to sort through them, plus validation. ...
Science Daily. Thursday, 10 Jan 2019.
- CRISPR study reveals new immune system regulators
Scientists have created the first retroviral CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing library to explore the regulation of mouse T cells, which are key cells in the immune system. ...
Science Daily. Thursday, 10 Jan 2019.
- Rare Audubon bird book displayed at Liverpool library
One of the world's rarest books, featuring life-size watercolours of birds, is shown in Liverpool.
BBC News. Thursday, 10 Jan 2019.
- Twitter users are baffled by pizza theory
The theory was posted to Twitter by user Fermat's Library, who captioned the graphic saying: 'Here's a useful counter-intuitive fact: one 18 inch pizza has more 'pizza' than two 12 inch pizzas.'
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019.
- Meet The Woman Who Invented Scientific Photography At This Stunning New York Public Library Exhibit
Anna Atkins pioneered both scientific photography and the use of photography in books in the 1840s. An important New York Public Library Exhibit shows how she also pioneered modern art.
Forbes. Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019.
- Armed suspect arrested at Phoenix library
Phoenix police have arrested an armed suspect after a fight with security guards at a downtown library.
Fox News. Monday, 7 Jan 2019.
- How the Chicago Public Library Is Bringing Story Time to the Laundromat
Making errands more educational.
Mental Floss. Sunday, 6 Jan 2019.
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