Lego school promises the building blocks to successful learning | Education | The Guardian

Such an interesting story — the new Lego school in Denmark, and how good would it be to see it in other places? (And I admit, work there too). Kept this in my active tabs for months and months… via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Good Cop, Bad Cop: An Oral History of ‘The Shield’ – Mandatory

Brilliant and lengthy oral history of The Shield — definitely one of the best series of the last decade (and never talked about enough). Quotes from all the main actors and writers. Really detailed look at the creative process. via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Blood in Your Eye: Why We Need Violent Stories — Vulture

Brilliance from Warren Ellis about violence in fiction and society: “Difficult topics must be engaged with, and in the way that fiction invites us to engage but numbing news-porn deliberately does not, because news wants us only to witness and have our buttons pushed, and denies greater emotional and intellectual immersion. The news doesn’t want ...

Joe Hill’s Thrills | xombiedirge: The Little Cornetto Book Series…

Love it… Pegg/Wright/Frost trilogy as Golden Books! via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Paris Review – “One Murder Is Statistically Utterly Unimportant”: A Conversation with Warren Ellis, Molly Crabapple

Warren Ellis interviewed by Molly Crabapple for The Paris Review, which he still can’t believe wanted to interview him! via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

Guantanamo Bay Through The Eyes Of Artist Molly Crabapple | TPMMuckraker

Fascinating interview with artist Molly Crabapple about her trip to Guantanano and the art she did there, the people she met, what she saw. via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

In ‘Art of the Brick,’ Nathan Sawaya Works With Lego – NYTimes.com

Fascinating and in-depth review of a Lego art exhibition in New York. Best lines: “In its pure form… the Lego block is at once the least technological toy around. But in another way, it is also one of the most technological, technological in the original sense of the word, alluding to craft and mastery — ...

BBC News – How did stevia get mainstream?

I admit I’m a convert — been using Stevia in my coffee for over a year now. This UK article traces its rise over there, looking at cost and quality and comparing to artificial sweeteners. via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

BBC News – What can we learn from children’s writing?

An interesting take on a word analysis of a massive UK writing competition for kids — what are they writing about, what words are they using and what topics interest them? A varied look at kids writing, wonder how it matches up to Australian kids? via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...

The Paradox of the Proof | Project Wordsworth

Unusual story about the world of mathematical proofs, and a reclusive mathematician who might have solved a famous problem, if only he would explain the proof properly to anyone!  via DiigoRead the article Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading...
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