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Books, computers and maps can help children see the world
OK, parents, get on your thinking caps and try this ... Debbie Robertson's sixth-graders in College Station, Texas, love tossing around beach-ball globes and talking about different places. "The trick is it all has to be hands-on and fun and then they ...
Eminem, Foo Fighters, Muse, DeadMau5 top Lollapalooza 2011 lineup
Performers with local connections include Smith Westerns, Maps and Atlases, OK Go and two former Fall Out Boys—Patrick Stump goes solo and Pete Wentz performs with his new band, Black Cards. Charlie Jones, one of the partners of Texas-based promoters C3 ...
Former 'Jeopardy' champ Ken Jennings coming to Camarillo
"Maps and atlases were the first time as a kid that I was transported ... Closer to home, he details and explains such colorful names as Cheesequake, N.J., Ding Dong, Texas, and Goose Pimple Junction, Va. The last, for example, supposedly got its name ...
Former 'Jeopardy' champ Ken Jennings coming to Camarillo
For more on Jennings, see http://www.ken-jennings.com. Before Ken Jennings ever got hooked on "Jeopardy!" he was hooked on maps. When he was 7, he saved up his allowance money ... won't fade from his mind anytime soon; let's just say it has to do with ...
Lollapalooza headliners: Coldplay, My Morning Jacket, Deadmau5, A Perfect Circle, Eminem, Foo Fighters, Muse
Also among the artists to be announced by Texas-based promoters C3 Presents ... Manchester Orchestra, Maps & Atlases, Mayer Hawthorne & the County, Noah & The Whale. OK Go, Patrick Stump, Phantogram, Portugal the Man, Ratatat, Reptar, Rival ...
A Mapmaker Takes on the World
When mapmaker Connie Brown went to Texas to visit the Terra Rosa Ranch, she returned to her studio with a clod of the red soil that covers the landscape there. The color found its way into the red-wash background of the finished property map. Connie Brown ...