Here is a new destination for book lover: The Globe and Mail. Check out the latest in books from the Globe Books website.
The CBC 'Canada Reads' contest is underway. Five Canadian celebrities defend one of five books written by Canadian authors in an attempt to convince the rest of the country that their book of choice is THE book to read in 2009. For more information, follow the link above to the official CBC Canada Reads 2009 … Continue reading Canada Reads 2009
TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader. The annual conference now brings together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives...in 18 minutes! … Continue reading TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
The Book Calendar is a fun website that introduces a new book everyday along with a link to Amazon.com if you want to purchase it. There is an accompanying article from Wikipedia on the topic of the book. As well, many entries include a brief video clip featuring the author and/or book's content. Add it … Continue reading The Book Calendar
Oxfam, the British aid organization that banded together with a dozen other organizations in 1995 to form Oxfam International, has a website loaded with resources, one of which is a video library. There are many issues covered, such as climate change, tsunami survivors, AIDS, and many of the videos include celebrities such as Colin Firth, … Continue reading Oxfam International Video Library
TheFuturesChannel contains hundreds of FREE videos of various lengths (two to seven and a half minutes)exploring everything from music and math to architure and design. Oh, and there's hundreds of science videos, too. Well worth the visit.
This may be the ultimate LIFE magazine photograph archive. You can search thousands of pictures that have appeared in the famous magazine from the 1750s to present by category, subject, and/or decade.