We used to think of a library as a building with stacks of books,” says Skinner, who has served as high school principal of the St. Louis Park, Minn., Catholic preparatory school since 2007. “Now we should think of it as a space where people come together to share ideas, be creative, access information, and even read. Instead of thinking of it so literally, we should think of it as a more active space and evolving.
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You’ll need to make your way to Kansas City, home of the Google Fiber experiment. Except they don’t have it in hotels or coffee shops - only homes. So of course, there’s a hacker house for rent on Air BnB, where you can get a night in internet glory for the mere price of $49. Let’s go.
Why does a tragedy like 9/11 change everything about air travel, but numerous gun massacres CHANGE NOTHING?
Iconic Band Billboards of the Industry’s Golden Age
There was a period when record companies had piles of money, and when your rock star face on Sunset Strip meant something significant: it was your label’s way of vouching for you. And it cost a lot, and some of the results were kind of beautiful.