Life and the Zapruder Film
by Life, Life Magazine
How Life Brought the Zapruder Film to Light.
Why Johnny Can't Write, and Why Employers Are Mad
by Kelley Holland,CNBC
Writing skills of college graduates and MBAs are coming up short, and employers aren't happy.
It's a Wonderful life sequel in works after 60 years
by Ben Child, The Guardian
Follow-up planned to Christmas classic starring James Stewart, with sequel drawing on Dickens' A Christmas Carol
29 Satellites into Space At Once
by Brad Lendon, CNN
Air Force sending 29 satellites into space at once.
9 Accidental Inventions
by Fox NewsFoxnews.com
Thankfully, not all science experiments go according to plan. Some of the world's best inventions were created by accident.
The Decline of Book Reviewing
by Elizabeth Hardwick, Harper's Magazine
The fates of authors and publishers — not to mention the reading public — depend on book reviews — but who reviews the reviewers? Miss Hardwich undertakes one of the few thorough critiques of the leading popular reviews to appear in recent years and explains why “a Sunday morning with the book reviews is often a dismal experience.”
A lot of us here spend hours reading each week. Whether it’s blogs, news articles, eBooks, or physical books, we like to indulge ourselves in the written word. Sometimes we want to share some of the things we've read. Here are some of our recent favorite reads, things we thought that were interesting, or that we just couldn’t keep to ourselves.