“How do I get to Carnegie Hall?” “Practice, practice, practice" – or just hop a plane

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 by ThatLibraryLady

Piano Do we really need to practice? New research has found that the old adage ‘Practice Makes Perfect’ is not the full truth. Other factors like ability, intelligence, agility, and age weigh heavily in your level of success. See the story here. A reminder that it is OK to be OK. But how do you know what you can do without trying? Explore a new language . . . more »


Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 by ThatLibraryLady

Tornado Twisters Our sympathies go out to those who lost loved ones in yesterday’s tornado in Oklahoma. Extreme weather fascinates and scares us. The more we know, the more we can be prepared to deal with these events. Smithsonian Magazine has a map of tornado activity and a time-lapse video of yesterday's storm. LiveScience charts tornado deaths over the years. Our Science eResources offer more about . . . more »