Archive for the 'just curious' Category

For wonderers & wanderers

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Ever since I was little, I have been fascinated by maps and travel. WIth digitization, maps and charts are easy to research. Here’s a list of my favorite sites for exploring maps and mapping.

Barbie-ized

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Variety’s Power of Women Luncheon honored five women, who were Barbie-ized.

For the balls-y + the curious

Monday, April 20th, 2015

How will you live the next chapter of your life? Share your comparative adjective with London’s Wellcome Collection and see what happens next. Be ballsier.

April & Shakespeare

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

In this month of The Bard’s birth (we assume), death and anniversaries, there are so many happenings. As a lead up to the Shakespeare 451 celebrations, I’ve found a trio of digital reading resources worth a look.

This most perfect Pi Day: 3.14.15

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

Today’s Pi Day celebration is extra special because the date corresponds to the first four digits after the decimal point. That won’t happen again for another century. Happy extra-special Pi Day!

The games we played

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Mementos of our childhood bring back fun memories and lots of smiles. When we rediscover a game or toy from our youth, the places and people associated with it come to mind. Here’s a sampling of vintage game-and-toy goodies found during spring cleaning.

The best Valentine for your heart

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Go ahead, indulge in a little dark chocolate this Valentine’s Day. It’s good for your heart – and for your soul.

NYC’s Blizzard 2015 became Blizzard Bust 2015

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

It was the 2015 blizzard that wasn’t for New York CIty. The meteorologists are hanging their heads in shame – maybe – well probably not. They’ll get the next one – maybe – well probably not. The one thing we can predict is that social media has something to say about #BlizzardBust2015.

It’s a mad mad mad world

Monday, January 19th, 2015

A found 1960 version of Mad Magazine prompts a look at social satire past and present.

Urban farming grows in bunches

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Repurposing what appears at first glance as waste, and applying brain power, technology and innovative thinking has revitalized the landscape and industries in many big cities around the world. That’s urban farming.