Randall Munroe’s website, xkcd, is sort of a big mixing pot of Lord of the Rings, science, and adults who want to turn their apartments into giant ball pits (minus the stale urine smell). Here are a few of our favorite comics.
When it was first said that the sun stood still and the world turned round, the common sense of mankind declared the doctrine false; but the old saying of Vox populi, vox Dei, as every philosopher knows, cannot be trusted in science.” —Charles Darwin / On the Origins of Species
May is a fun time. The world wakes back, and we celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial. As you dig in your garden, prepare for your first barbecue of the season, or engage in some vigorous spring cleaning, try out an audiobook. As a special offer, we’ve discounted the following audiobooks all month long.
A lifetime of learning has never been easier or more fun with audiobooks. Take a look at our list of brain-boosting books, and discover something new, from how the internet affects the brain in Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows to difference between a fixed and growth mindset in Carol Dweck’s Mindset and much more!
I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough.” […]