Catherine Ramsdell
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//Features

The Power of Story in the Digital Age | 15 Jun 2009 // 10:20 PM

In an age where Twitter and Google seem to be taking over the world, how do people communicate information in a meaningful and memorable manner? They tell a story.

//Reviews

Prepare to Be Logofascinated by Paul Anthony Jones' 'Word Drops' | 18 Aug 2016 // 4:30 AM

What conversation wouldn’t be improved by the inclusion of the word kummerspeck, which is defined as “excess weight gained through comfort eating” but literally means “bacon-grief”?

What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? | 8 Aug 2016 // 9:05 PM

Vinciane Despret blends science with story to give readers new ways to think about animals and our relationships with them.

//Blogs

What a Kindle / Nook / iPad Can't Do: 'Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates' | 15 Aug 2011 // 1:00 AM

Books -- real, print, physical books -- say something about their owners and so, as the book Ex Libris makes clear, do bookplates.

'Black Cats and Four-Leaf Clovers' and a Lot of Other Crazy Superstitions | 15 Sep 2010 // 3:00 AM

Sin, death, and the devil appear to be popular themes in the world of superstitions and old wives tales.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

20 Questions: Rachael Yamagata

// Sound Affects

"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.

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