Italian Mayor Uses Drones to Scream Profanities at Residents Ignoring Lockdown

A mayor in Italy has taken another novel, drone-based approach to encouraging Messina residents to stay indoors during the coronavirus crisis, which has affected Italy worse than any other country.

Happy Birthday Lewis Carrol, born on this day in 1832.

To wrap up our many January celebrations, we wish Lewis Carroll a happy birthday! He was born this day in 1832. How many of you are Alice in Wonderland fans? Below is the infamous “Jabberwocky” poem. Jabberwocky BY LEWIS CARROLL ’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves      Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:All mimsy were the borogoves,      AndContinue reading “Happy Birthday Lewis Carrol, born on this day in 1832.”

Happy Birthday Haruki Murakami

Happy 71st Birthday to one helluva creative writer, Haruki Murakami. Haruki is a Japanese writer. His books and stories have been bestsellers in Japan as well as internationally, with his work being translated into 50 languages and selling millions of copies outside of Japan. “Today when I awoke from a nap the faceless man wasContinue reading “Happy Birthday Haruki Murakami”

William James, an Original Thinker

On January 11, philosopher, writer, and psychologist Williams James was born in 1842. James was instrumental in establishing Harvard’s psychology department, which at its inception was tied to the department of philosophy. James himself remained unconvinced that psychology was in fact a distinct discipline, writing in his 1892 survey of the field, Psychology: Briefer Course,Continue reading “William James, an Original Thinker”