Thursday, March 15, 2012

"Shawn Achor:  The happy secret to better work" -- a 12 minute presentation from the TED talks --

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Wonder of the Day

Wonderopolis -- "Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease" -- posts a new concept for consideration each day.  Today's theme is "When is Sugar Too Much of a Good Thing?"

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


This is a fun site for crafters and those looking for interesting recipes, inspiration or products.  Pinterest collects all sorts of ideas and recommended sites from members, but you don't have to join to enjoy scrolling through.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Pool Safely

Pool safety tips for parents, pool operators, etc. "Pool Safely" is a campaign of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Environmental Health News

Environmental news collected from a variety of reliable sources like the New York Times and L. A. Times. You can also subscribe to their free email news update called Above the Fold.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Travel + Leisure

Check out some of the unusual lists on this site -- such as "World's Greatest Elevator Views" or "Chef's Favorite U.S. Restaurants."

Friday, June 24, 2011


A site from the publishers of Farm Journal that may be of interest to many Iowa patrons. All sorts of agriculture news including upcoming workshops and free e-newsletters. It was recently chosen as a"Cool Site of the Day."