Earlier today, former Columbus Crew, Leeds United and USMNT player Robbie Rogers issued a statement via his blog, simultaneously coming out as gay and announcing he is stepping away from soccer. Fire supporters group Whiskey Brothers Aught Five (WB05) offers this open letter to Robbie in…
Today I stopped in at the Whitman Branch of the Philadelphia Free Library to participate in the Field Family Teen Author Series, which distributes books to teens, then brings their authors in to speak about them.
The kids’ librarian at the branch was the brilliant Heather Warren, who’s overseen a total overhaul of the way kids’ services are provided at her branch. She also has a completely awesome kids’-literature-inspired sleeve tattoo (done by Bird of the Black Vulture Gallery, which she graciously allowed me to photograph and post here.
Thanks, Heather! (And thanks to the Aurora and the folks from the Fields Series and the kids who came down, too!)
Click here to see more photos of Heather’s amazing tattoo!
Did you know that NASA works on subvention. And if they don’t use what they’re given, they don’t have subvention anymore. However, they don’t get enough to do what they want. So they spend money making somewhat helpful things.
Urban Legend Alert Pencils pose a danger to astronauts in space because graphite eventually breaks off and even the tiniest debris can damage equipment. Not an ideal solution. The ‘space pen’ was developed privately without NASA funding.