Monthly Archives: November 2009

Dutch Picture Books

There’s now an online collection of children’s picture books in Dutch, ranging from the years between 1810 to 1950. There are 650 books in the collection, which has been set up by the Koninklijke Bibliotheek , the Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam , … Continue reading

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Banner Advertising

A new twist on fly-posting at the Frankfurt Book Fair – release 200 flies each with a small banner attached with your advertising message.   I sincerely hope this doesn’t catch on.       (hat tip: David Thompson)

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One Million Years

Geoff Manaugh has a terrific interview over at BLDBLOG with Abraham van Luik, talking about how to keep hazardous nuclear waste safe for one million years.

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The Power of a Hug

Alistair reports on his experience with Amma. I know I’m an old cynic, but there is something to be said for the power of a hug. It’s a basic human contact.

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