The best-selling author talks with Brian Koppelman about the issues in our justice system that he continues to wrestle with 25 years later. Just a great interview, top to bottom. Much to learn about the creative process and passion. Thanks to The Slate and Brian's podcast series, The Moment. Listen here.
In Summer 2011, students around the world logged 64,213,141 reading minutes. Can you help set a new world record for summer reading? The 20 schools with the most minutes will be featured in the 2013 Scholastic Book of World Records. LOVE this!! via scholastic.com
KIDPRENEURS outlines some basic tools and strategies kids can use to gain some valuable experience in starting, managing and growing a successful business venture. A perfect complement to KidMoguls :) PLEASE RATE THIS SITE: If you’re seeing this on January 18, click the ‘See Today’s Site‘ link and give it a rating from 1-10. Mike
Author, philosopher, prankster and journalist A.J. Jacobs talks about the year he spent living biblically -- following the rules in the Bible as literally as possible. This lecture is based on one of my favorite books of all time, A.J.'s The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible Mike
Today's Cool Site of the Day is Google Ngram Viewer When you enter phrases into the Google Books Ngram Viewer, it displays a graph showing how those phrases have occurred in a corpus of books over the selected years. Go see it and rate it TODAY (Note: if you're seeing this on a date later than the featured date, visit the Still Cool Archive)