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Cool Bookish Places: A Real Nest for Reading

Cool Bookish Places: A Real Nest for Reading | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
  A few months ago, I wrote about a small, portable reading room called "The Read Nest." Now, I have a real nest made for reading. And it is huge. Des
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Topics I want to dwell in that reflect my interests as a librarian, teacher, and learner
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New Hampshire readies 2016 verdict | Jamie Dupree - WSB Radio

New Hampshire readies 2016 verdict | Jamie Dupree - WSB Radio | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
From Nashua, New Hampshire In a last series of rallies, Democrats and Republicans running for President issued final pleas for support in a snowy New Hampshire, as voters in the Granite State will take the second big step on the road to the White House in 2016.
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Study examines evolution of cancer

Study examines evolution of cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A novel Yale study answers age-old questions about how cancers spread by applying tools from evolutionary biology. The new insights will help scientists better understand the genetic origins of tumor metastases, and lead ...
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Notes from New Hampshire, Day 4 | Jamie Dupree - WSB Radio

Notes from New Hampshire, Day 4 | Jamie Dupree - WSB Radio | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
From Henniker, New Hampshire - There are little moments on the campaign trail that sometimes make you wonder if you are seeing the seeds of something that will grow later into a bigger election story, and that was the case at two events that I covered on Saturday.
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Folio lowdown

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Of the 750 copies of Shakespeare’s First Folio printed in 1623, only 233 remain accounted for — a few dozen more than could be tracked down in 1902, when the existence of just 160 could be verified. Fourteen of those were subsequently stolen, and only two were recovered. Eric Rasmussen has dedicated a significant portion of his academic life to tracking them all down.
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School lockdowns now routine part of student life in Georgia

School lockdowns, and preparing for a possible intruder, have become a fact of life for many metro Atlanta schools.
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Loss and memory

Loss and memory | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I have been fortunate enough in my life to have lived without significant loss.  With the exception of my grandfather when I was 8 years old, I lived most of my childhood and adulthood without any major deaths among my close family and friends.  My grandfather and grandmother on my father's side passed on much…
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Loneliness is song fodder but also a public health issue, UGA researchers say

OnlineAthens.com is the daily online edition of The Athens (GA) Banner-Herald.
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First-of-its-kind study explains why rest is critical after a concussion

First-of-its-kind study explains why rest is critical after a concussion | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Doctors who order several days of rest after a person suffers a concussion are giving sound advice, say researchers, and new data from animal models explains why.
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Fun with Library and Literary Conversation Hearts at the Hooch Learning Studio

Fun with Library and Literary Conversation Hearts at the Hooch Learning Studio | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
  What better way to celebrate all things literary in the month of love and Valentine's Day than with library/literary related conversation hearts?  We hope you'll stop by and enjoy our witty collection of conversation hearts!  Some of the expressions are Ms. Hamilton's original ideas, but she is in debt to the Pinterest and library…
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Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire Singer and Co-Founder, Dead at 74

Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire Singer and Co-Founder, Dead at 74 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Maurice White, founder and co-lead singer of seminal funk-soul group Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at age 74.
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A quick keyword activity for middle schoolers

A quick keyword activity for middle schoolers | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I'll start by saying I did a few of the activities in this lesson on the fly. I can't be the only one who does that, right? Plan a lesson and then make a quick mid-course correction? When you primarily work with high schoolers, 6th grade can often require some quick thinking. Sixth graders are highly…
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Stress could help activate brown fat

Stress could help activate brown fat | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Mild stress stimulates the activity and heat production by brown fat associated with raised cortisol, according to a study published today in Experimental Physiology.
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6 Things No One Told Us About Being a Caregiver

6 Things No One Told Us About Being a Caregiver | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
An honest look at the challenges of being a caregiver for an elderly parent....and, with the benefit of hindsight, what we could've done differently to make things easier.
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Shakespeare's First Folios come to Santa Fe

Shakespeare's First Folios come to Santa Fe | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The New Mexico Museum of Art hosts the First Folio from Friday, Feb. 5, through Feb. 28, as the centerpiece of a show titled "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare."
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Reasons to take off the Prong Collar

Reasons to take off the Prong Collar | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Prong collars are designed to inflict pain and cause discomfort. Numerous studies show that the use of prong collars can harm your relationship with your dog and have negative physical, behavioral and emotional consequences.
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Loss and memory

Loss and memory | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I have been fortunate enough in my life to have lived without significant loss.  With the exception of my grandfather when I was 8 years old, I lived most of my childhood and adulthood without any major deaths among my close family and friends.  My grandfather and grandmother on my father's side passed on much…
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Museum 2.0: One Simple Question to Make Your Work More Participatory

Museum 2.0: One Simple Question to Make Your Work More Participatory | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Loneliness is song fodder but also a public health issue, UGA...

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Researchers making progress on understanding why people lose their hair as they age

Researchers making progress on understanding why people lose their hair as they age | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—Two groups of researchers working on two different projects have made inroads into understanding the cause of alopecia—the gradual loss of hair during aging. One team, with members from Japan, the U.S. ...
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15th Annual Photo Contest Winners - New Mexico Magazine

15th Annual Photo Contest Winners - New Mexico Magazine | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
New Mexico Magazine. maps,stories and recipes about Native America, Food, Music and Art.
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Tangible information literacy

Tangible information literacy | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
One of the professors I work with a lot on campus has me join her American Studies Methods course a couple of times each term she teaches the course. The first time centers around three main questi…
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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rihanna Songs

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rihanna Songs | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
We asked our readers to vote for Rihanna's best songs. Here are the results.
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Maurice White, Founder of Earth, Wind and Fire, Dies at 74

Maurice White, Founder of Earth, Wind and Fire, Dies at 74 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Mr. White and his band were award-winning hit makers for much of the 1970s.
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