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Fun Technology links I've come across... Print Email

One of my favorite techies, Mark, has been sharing helpful links for the past couple of weeks. Want to convert files so you can read them on your nook or kindle? Need to extend the battery life on your smart phone?

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The United States has a lower credit rating, but what does that mean? Print Email

Have you heard all the talk in the news about national credit ratings and debt ceilings? What does it all mean?

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Copyright Page? Print Email

Ever wondered what all the gobbly-gook on the copyright page of a book actually means? Scholastic has a cool new blog post with all (well, some) of the answers. Check it out by clicking here! The best part? The comments people are posting! Apparently the copyright page is pretty happening...

 
What is the NEH? Print Email

Lately I’ve been gushing about the Library of Congress so I’m going to give them a little break and move on the National Endowment for the Humanities. They’re doing very cool work and their website is full of fun links, including this one. I personally like the “Top Lines” list. What’s your favorite line from a novel? Mine would have to be from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: "And now Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure."

 
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