Carolyn Armistead

49 Added | 7 Magazines | 10 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @MsKatieA | I work in a library and have an unfortunate tendency to collect holiday sweaters. (I used to teach elementary school.) SciFi fan and certified Nerd, I am what happens when geek girls get older.

Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman

Ron Perlman

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Ron Perlman On 'Sons Of Anarchy' And His Many On-Screen Transformations

In his book, <i>Easy Street (The Hard Way)</i>, actor Ron Perlman describes himself as having a face "that was not ugly but surely one of its kind." <i>Originally broadcast Sept. 22, 2014.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVID BIANCULLI, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm David Bianculli, sitting in for Terry Gross. Ron Perlman made a name …

21 Signs That Prove Booksellers Are The Absolute Best

Books on books on books.<p>H/T mysharona1987


Blueprint for a Better Human Body

People who wear and design prosthetics are rethinking the form of our species.<p>When Elizabeth Wright smacks her right leg on a table, she says “ow.” That’s only interesting if you know one more thing: that her right leg is made out of carbon fiber and metal. It’s also part of her. “It is my right …

New York Times

The Giant Robots That Serve the World's Largest Library Archives

The largest libraries do more than just store books and newspapers on their shelves. When a library collection contains millions of documents, it …


The Rotarian | My Rotary

March 2018<p>7 things you did not know about Rotaract<p>Rotaractors are young, gifted, and well-prepared to help lead Rotary into the 21st century.<p>Vision …

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7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …


6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

Gorilla Glass 4 shouldn't shatter when you drop your phone

Plenty of mobile device screens can easily resist minor cracks and scratches, but let's be honest -- those aren't the biggest problems. No, the <i>real</i> crisis comes when you drop your phone and the display shatters into many pieces. Thankfully, Corning is tackling that accident-related damage in …

Mozilla switching default Firefox search engine to Yahoo

Mozilla has announced on its blog today that its default search engine will be changing to Yahoo for US customers.<p>The company stated on its blog that “Google has been the Firefox global search default since 2004. Our agreement came up for renewal this year, and we took this as an opportunity to …

New Harris Poll Finds Satisfaction with Public Libraries Has Increased Since 2008

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and the Harris Poll finds that 66% of American adults are either extremely (24%) or very (42%) satisfied …

The Lost Libraries of the Sahara‬

A once-bustling center of learning in the middle of the Sahara Desert is now a dry, sparsely populated town trying valiantly to save its ancient, …

CILIP on Twitter: "What will be the key trends in future public library innovation? Let us know in the comments"

5 Amazing Libraries You Must Visit

Modern libraries that are far from those dingy book crypts from your research paper nightmares!<p>Photo by: japanese_craft_construction<p>To safeguard libraries from analog death, modern book houses are spruced up with crazy cool architectural cues and new forms of media to keep you people comfortable …

A Day in the Life of NYC's Branches

Filmmakers Julie Dressner and Jesse Hicks produced a short film that looks at how library branches in New York City have evolved into community …