Every battle. Every betrayal. Every risk. Every fight. Every sacrifice. Every death. All #ForTheThrone. The final season of Game of Thrones returns in April.
The gulf between the party identification of white voters with college degrees and those without is growing rapidly. Trump is widening it.
Editor’s Note: Published originally by The Atlantic on November 7, 2018.
Every cell in our bodies has a well-tuned timing mechanism. So, when we “fall back” or “spring forward,” it takes us time to adjust. We have tips that can help.
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Since civics was dropped from school curriculums, awareness of our constitutional government, and our participation in it, has declined markedly
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Alphabet’s longevity lab Calico trawled through Ancestry’s massive genealogy database to study human longevity—and found that DNA matters less than people have long believed.
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An hour-by-hour account of an average day in the life of a reference librarian serving adults at a busy public library.
Editor’s Note: I used to be a reference librarian at a major urban public library, and this is a pretty decent overview of a typical day, although most were not typical.
New Yorker journalist Susan Orlean continues her usual practice of captivating readers by investigating her own obsessions.
“Unexpectedly engaging sections are tied to architects and landscaping and budgets, plus the overwhelming modern challenges of homelessness and mental illness. (“Every problem that society has, the library has too, because the boundary between society and the library is porous…,” Orlean wrote.) We learn how “teen departments” evolved and about the delicate politics of loaning out music scores, and hear some of the odd questions asked of the reference desk pre-Google; “they read like synopses of a play; each one seems like a snapshot of life that concluded with someone saying “Let’s just call the library!”