Thursday, January 03, 2013

Here’s a fun report for people like me who are fascinated by names: a list of names of the first babies born in each state. The names range from traditional to wacky, as you might expect.

The New York Times has a slideshow of favorite book cover designs of 2012.

New websites to follow! Thanks Textbooks (featuring random and strange excerpts and photos) and Letters of Note (featuring…well, just what the title implies).

Hadrian’s Hall, an ancient arts center, has been rediscovered under the streets of Rome.

In more historic news, the Dead Sea Scrolls are now officially online.

And in New York City, the Manhattan Museum of Mathematics (aka MoMath) is open and ready for visitors!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Re: Baby names

Wow! Whoda thunk Xiomara Tatiana in Kansas. I love that name!