Daily Archives: June 21, 2018

Why We Don’t Read, Revisited | The New Yorker

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/why-we-dont-read-revisited By Caleb Crain According to data from the Department of Labor’s American Time Use Survey, women read more than men, but time spent reading has declined steadily for both genders. I’ll cut to the chase: between 2003 and 2016, … Continue reading

Posted in NetHappenings | Leave a comment

José Feliciano to Sing ‘Star-Spangled Banner, Donate Guitar at Smithsonian Citizenship Ceremony

Here is a link to that 1968 song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1ZQawbo4Mo Continue reading

Posted in NetHappenings | Leave a comment

Smithsonian Exhibit Of Vintage African Postcards Reveals Surprising History

Melody Schreiber (@m_scribe on Twitter) is a freelance journalist in Washington, D.C. The images of women in these outfits “tell us about the history of photography in a seemingly faraway place, like the coast of Africa,” she says. “But they … Continue reading

Posted in NetHappenings | Leave a comment

GETTING IN GOOD TROUBLE ! #GIGT OUR NEW PRAYER

Hugging a child, Rep. John Lewis vows action to stop practice of family separation. “Just tell me whatever you want me to do. I will go to the borders. I’d get arrested again. If necessary, I’m prepared to go to … Continue reading

Posted in NetHappenings | Leave a comment

Pedophrasty, Bigoteering, and Other Modern Scams Clearing the discourse of abuses and abusers

READ HERE By Nassim Nicholas Taleb Pedophrasty Definition: Argument involving children to prop up a rationalization and make the opponent look like an asshole, as people are defenseless and suspend all skepticism in front of suffering children: nobody has the … Continue reading

Posted in NetHappenings | Leave a comment