bright world

bright world

–This week Columbia University is mailing out to parents of freshmen a 27-page booklet, The Background of Student Unrest, which tries to calm fears about protests and demonstrations. Student activism “is a challenge to understanding, FULL STORY

he’s there to keep it going

he's there to keep it going

  “‘I had to climb a mountain. There were all kinds of obstacles in the way. I had now to jump over a ditch, now to get over a hedge, and finally to stand still FULL STORY

noiseless soup spoon

noiseless soup spoon

  “Like the irate lady who appeared to Diane one night pulling a kiddy’s red express wagon trimmed with bells and filled with cats in fancy hats and dresses. Like the man in Brooklyn called FULL STORY

Genius Horn Sample

Genius Horn Sample

  “The number 1 exists. You can always count further by adding 1 more. No amount of counting will bring you back to 1 again.” –Peano’s axioms for the natural numbers Wendy was listening to FULL STORY

dogged again

dogged again

Tenth month, 1753. 23. Indulgence in bed an hour too long. Twelfth month 17. An hypochondriack obnubilation from wind and indigestion. Ninth Month 28. An over-dose of whiskey. 29. A dull, cross, cholerick day. First FULL STORY

Are you mad at me?

Are you mad at me?

  “My family says: “Don’t ever see him again!” And implies things in a low voice. But my eyes have their own life; they laugh at rules, and know whose they are. I believe I can FULL STORY

Large Pearl

Large Pearl

    “There is a life-sized bronze statue of Woody Allen in Spain. (fact) Onion comes from a Latin word meaning large pearl. (fact) There are more chickens than people in the world. (fact) The FULL STORY