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How US libraries are becoming community problem solvers

From Obamacare to getting kids reading, libraries have a bigger part to play in local communities than ever before<p>As a librarian, it'll probably be no surprise that I like to do my homework. I've followed conversations about the future of UK public libraries with a mixture of interest and …

Flipboardistas, Rejoice! Remodelista and Gardenista Launch

Inside Flipboard / April 29, 2013<p>Remodelista, which calls itself a “sourcebook for considered living,” started in the Mill Valley, CA, living …

Poll: Latinos move in favor of gay marriage

More Hispanics than ever say that they are in favor of gay marriage, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo oversample of 300 Latino voters.<p>By a 49 percent to 43 percent margin, Latinos say they are in favor of allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry. That’s the widest margin for …

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

Heather Beaudoin, left, and Greg Motylenski, both of Manhattan, help each other stretch before the start of the New York City Marathon Sunday, Nov. …

20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools

by <b>Hope Mulholland</b>, TeachThought Intern<p>BYOD policies–Bring Your Own Device–allow schools to bring technology into the classroom with a “bottom-up” …

More Independent School Voices

I promised last week to add to the list of bloggers who are "impact players" in the independent school community and whose messages are likely to …

Dewey Ever! The Enduring Vision of John Dewey

In early March at the National Association of Independent Schools annual conference, educator, blogger, and thought leader Grant Lichtman summarized …

British Library adds billions of webpages and tweets to archive

Material on 1bn webpages from nearly 5m .uk websites, plus public tweets and Facebook entries, are to preserved for the historical record at six …

Don't Let the Dream of Open Access Journals Die

Northwestern University pays more than $7.5 million per year for electronic subscription to academic journals. How research advancements can and should be shared widely and freely<p>Albert Gea/Reuters<p>L. Rafael Reif, president of MIT, announced last week that he would release documents relating to …

Striking Down DOMA Won't Cause a 'Backlash' Against Gay Marriage

Some argue that Roe v. Wade hurt the pro-choice cause by trying to do too much, too fast. Here's why they're wrong.<p>Reuters<p>With two gay marriage cases before the Supreme Court this week, there has been some hand-wringing that the Court could somehow go too far and engender a backlash against LGBT …

The Prehistory of Gay Marriage: Watch a 1971 Protest at NYC's Marriage License Bureau

Two years after Stonewall, the Gay Activists Alliance invaded the office with coffee and cake to hold an "engagement party" and protest the anti-gay "slander" of the city clerk.<p>The gay-marriage fight, which this week reaches a major milestone with the Supreme Court hearing arguments about the …

At the Supreme Court, Uneasy Justices Grapple With the Meaning of Marriage

In today's oral argument, those on the bench worried aloud about social change, caution, and the danger of doing too much too soon.<p>Jonathan Ernst/Reuters<p>The hardest question from the bench at the gay-marriage arguments Tuesday was posed by Chief Justice Roberts. The proponents of gay marriage …

After Cautious Argument, Don't Look for Historic Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

The justices seem to be looking for a way out of a broad ruling. Can they end the Proposition 8 case in California without ending the cause?<p>There were no great surprises Tuesday morning during oral argument over Proposition 8, California's beleaguered same-sex marriage ban. None of the justices of …