Apr 132008

::iimageright(“holgerdanske.jpg”,”Sleeping Dane”):: “The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.” — Niels Bohr I just finished listening to a back issue of EscapePod titled Niels Bohr and the Sleeping Dane. The story is based on Bohr’s escape from German-occupied Denmark […]

Mar 142008

::iimageright(“GreekGods.gif”,”Greek Gods”):: Once a month LearnOutLoud.com offers an audio book for free. For March they are giving away an audio book they are calling Greek Gods. The 2 hours of audio contains the full entries for the twelve Olympian gods and a few other deities from the 1880 classic Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography […]

Feb 252008

::iimageright(“WisconsinPublicRadio.gif”,”Wisconsin Public Radio”):: Tomorrow Chapter A Day on Wisconsin Public Radio will begin it’s broadcast of ::amazon(“0743238389″,”All Brave Sailors”):: by J. Revell Carr. The book is read by Norman Gilliland and will run from Thursday, February 21, through Friday, March 7, 2008. This book was originally published in January 2004 and the paperback version was […]

Feb 202008

::iimageright(“Patrick_Henry_Rothermel.jpg”,”Patrick Henry by Rothermel.jpg”):: Patrick Henry’s speech, Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death, was given in March 1775 at the Second Virginia Convention in Richmond Virginia. Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were among the delegates present to debate the issue of organizing a militia to resist Great Britain’s oppressive rule. I do not ever […]

Feb 192008

::iimageright(“GreatBooks.jpg”,”Great Books”):: Great Books Audio ~ Chapter a Day publishes a ‘chapter’ at a time from classic literature, both fiction and poetry, as a podcast. This is a great way to not only expand your horizons but to “read” some of the books you should have read in high school. Although the title includes “Chapter […]