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Weekend Edition: 2-9

Posted By Tim On February 9, 2013 @ 10:27 am In Miscellany/Linkage | Comments Disabled

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  • The South Dakota Humanities council and Siouxland Libraries were selected for Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys [1]. Developed by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association, the program seeks to introduce the American public to the people, places, history, faith and cultures of Muslims in the United States and around the world. A list of the books and program themes [2] is available online.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • How did public libraries get started? [3] (“Questions like this can make a guy feel really old. I assure you that public libraries as we know them today considerably predate the 1950s.”) (via [4])
  • Font And You: The Style-Memoir [5] (“Perpetua/Garamond/Cochin: You believe you are brilliant and you let everyone know it too. All. The. Time. We hate you secretly.”) (via [6])

Blog Headline of the Week

Blog Line of the Week

Batshit Craziness of the Week

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

  • In case you were wondering, South Dakota is one of a handful of states in which no application has been filed for drone use [17]
  • What happens at an atheist church [18]?
  • Will the Antichrist [19] be a Muslim?
  • The BBC explores the etymology of “kick ass [20]
  • The definitive ranking of NHL goalie masks [21]

The thing is, Bob, it’s not that I’m lazy; it’s that I just don’t care.

Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston), Office Space [22]

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[1] Muslim Journeys: http://www.programminglibrarian.org/muslimjourneys/mj-about.html

[2] the books and program themes: http://www.neh.gov/files/press-release/muslim_journeys_booklet.pdf

[3] How did public libraries get started?: http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2236/how-did-public-libraries-get-started

[4] via: http://bookriot.com

[5] Font And You: The Style-Memoir: http://www.missourireview.com/tmr-blog/2013/02/font-and-you-the-style-memoir/

[6] via: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/books/

[7] The Problem With DIY Penis Implants: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/02/the-problem-with-diy-penis-implants/272766/

[8] complaining that your pantomime horse won’t gallop properly: http://mindhacks.com/2013/02/05/the-dark-patch-of-death

[9] W-2 form bearing the number 666: http://jonathanturley.org/2013/02/08/deep-sixed-worker-quits-after-receiving-w-2-form-bearing-the-number-666/

[10] the general British library user: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/borrow-or-steel-romance-writer-danielle-steel-on-ukwide-library-10-mostborrowed-list-every-year-since-records-began-8486504.html

[11] American counterparts: http://pinterest.com/siouxlandlib/most-popular-fiction-books-of-2012/

[12] vampires and wizards: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/9856917/Roald-Dahl-books-no-longer-a-favourite-amongst-schoolchildren.html

[13] Omni magazine online: https://archive.org/details/omni-magazine

[14] via: http://birnbaum.themorningnews.org/

[15] save your life: http://www.flavorwire.com/369532/10-books-that-could-save-your-life/view-all

[16] unusual covers: http://bookriot.com/2013/02/06/18-sex-books-with-unusual-covers/

[17] drone use: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/02/faa-releases-new-list-drone-authorizations-your-local-law-enforcement-agency-map

[18] atheist church: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21319945

[19] the Antichrist: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/07/islamic-antichrist-joel-richardson_n_2635806.html

[20] kick ass: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21283202

[21] NHL goalie masks: http://www.buzzfeed.com/nicholasschwartz/the-definitive-ranking-of-nhl-goalie-masks-7a5h

[22] Office Space: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000AP04KQ/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000AP04KQ&linkCode=as2&tag=aprogresonthe-20

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