Happy Harper Lee Day

Today’s the birthday of Harper Lee, author of one of my, and I’m sure some other folks’, favorite book: To Kill A MockingbirdHappy Birthday to a great writer who brought some great words to the world!“The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.” – Harper […]

Learningz, December 13

From a friend about her brother’s new accomplishment. I asked her to write something up for us…. If you (or someone you know) could use help hacking academics, my brother, Jonathan Corey, PhD, has a book for that: Black Belt Study Skills.  Instead of another long book to read with complicated systems to implement, Black […]

The Origins of Winnie the Pooh

En route to a training camp in Quebec during World War I, Canadian army lieutenant Harry Colebourn bought a bear cub for $20 from a hunter in White River, Ontario. He named her Winnipeg, after his hometown, and smuggled her to England, where “Winnie” became the mascot of his militia regiment. Eventually he donated her […]