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Check out “Wikipedia, The Musical!”

nypl:

Looking for something to do tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 22)? Head to our Library for the Performing Arts anytime between noon and 6 pm and use our collections to help edit Wikipedia pages for musicals and theater music. This all-day “editathon” - called “Wikipedia, The Musical!” - is a partnership between NYPL and Wikipedia, and you can read more about it in the NY Times. Participants require ZERO experience with Wikipedia, so come on down!

devirkahan:

I’ve never been a big fan of cases.

I always felt that, especially with Apple products, companies work really hard to get devices as slim, clean, and sleek as possible. They work really hard to make sure that whatever device you’re using is as light as possible, and is designed just so that it…

nedhepburn:

We live in strange, strange times right now. Remind yourself of this 50 years from now when you’re tucking your grandkids into the SleepBot5000.

nedhepburn:

We live in strange, strange times right now. Remind yourself of this 50 years from now when you’re tucking your grandkids into the SleepBot5000.

Sri Lanka: Youth Debates 7 Billion

7billionactions:

SriLankanyouth

On International Youth Day, the first island wide youth-led debate competition on sexual and reproductive health. Read more here.

7billionactions:

7 Billion Actions is collecting stories of organizations and individuals making a difference in a world at 7 billion. See all stories here and add your own!

Power of One: Jeffrey Sachs

Watch this Video: Interview with the Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University

Watch the video interview with Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, as he discusses the lack of awareness around what 7 billion people means for the future of our planet, as well as his hopes for how technology can help meet our challenges.

“There is a view that is widespread, that needs to be addressed. And that view is that population doesn’t really matter, that the Earth can just continue to support more and more people…So why worry? That view is wrong and is a dangerous misunderstanding.”

loveyourcrookedneighbor:

say in the flattest part of North Dakota
on a starless moonless night
no breath of wind

a man could light a candle
then walk away
every now and then
he could turn and see
the candle burning

seventeen miles later
provided conditions remained ideal
he could still see the flame