The Simpsons – Edgar Allan Poe – The Raven
Seems The Simpsons did a version of The Raven. The video has also become a suggestion for educational curriculum. I am of the school of thought that education can also be entertaining. I had a physics professor who embraced the idea of entertaining while teaching… more on him later. Once again, I found this at Open Culture. I like the idea of using this video of The Simpsons presenting The Raven as an educational tool.
Additionally, the video is worth the watch and anyone can enjoy it. It is right after the break, check it out.
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Lumpy’s Links for 2016.01.17
Got em done and forgot to put them up… doh!
Here they are:
- Ludicrous – A man fleeing authorities because of an active warrant, didn’t like his mug shot. So Donald A. “Chip” Pugh sent the police a selfie to use instead! … get this, the dude is not alone in selfie stupidity, Victor Almanza-Martinez, took a break from armed robbery to exchange SnapChat information and take a selfie (with one of the victims).
- Useful – Once I had someone, trying to use impressive words, tell me “now that you have gained expedience, you should be constantly improvising at your job”. I bet that person would benefit from The Top Ten Confused Words. (Not that I would ever split hares over something like that.)
- Music – I heard The Violent Femmes’ are releasing an album. I share an NPR sneak peek after the break.
- Photo – This photo of the makes for an awesome desktop wallpaper.
- Yours (Something from the web’s social networks) – Nothing this week
- Science – In space this week, SpaceX got the satellite up but had a rough landing
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