Source: Las Vegas residents are outraged that free parking is disappearing on the Strip – LA Times
Monthly Archives: December 2016
NYPL’s Most Popular Check Outs of 2016 | The New York Public Library
Over 25 million items are circulated through our network of libraries each year, and among those items there are both expected front-runners and a few interesting surprises every year. For your perusal, we’ve compiled lists of the top books checked out systemwide and in The Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island in 2016.
Source: NYPL’s Most Popular Check Outs of 2016 | The New York Public Library
Indiana University tech tool ‘Hoaxy’ shows how fake news spreads – CSMonitor.com
You can see Hoaxy here or direct at
Try a search on “Obama” and pick recent to see some “fake news” listings.. my check just now showed no one was fact-checking a reported post on Obama increasing the national debt… just one example…
A free tool known as ‘Hoaxy,’ developed by Indiana University’s Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, aims to provide a better understanding of how fake news makes its way across the internet.
Source: Indiana University tech tool ‘Hoaxy’ shows how fake news spreads – CSMonitor.com
Remembering Vera Rubin, Who Made Dark Matter Matter : NPR
Source: Remembering Vera Rubin, Who Made Dark Matter Matter : NPR
Chris Matthews is America’s greatest champion of ‘Love Actually.’ So we watched it with him. – The Washington Post
See also, Love Actually… Is All Around ( Love Actually Intro)
The “Hardball” host can’t stop talking about the cheesy holiday rom-com. But let him explain why.
Source: Chris Matthews is America’s greatest champion of ‘Love Actually.’ So we watched it with him. – The Washington Post
Christmas | holiday | Britannica.com
Mythical? Santa Claus is *not* real???
“Christmas has also been a secular family holiday, observed by Christians and non-Christians alike, devoid of Christian elements, and marked by an increasingly elaborate exchange of gifts. In this secular Christmas celebration, a mythical figure named Santa Claus plays the pivotal role.”