Cookie Crumbles #5

One of our favorite new web series would have to be Crash Course. Linked above is the first video in the newest series on American History, but there are also awesome series on World History and Literature as well as Biology, Chemistry and Ecology. Here’s to making learning fun!

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/05/drunk-history-across-america-tv-show-comedy-central-pilot-presentation_n_1406605.html

Following along on the theme of entertaining history, linked above is an article about a new show on comedy central being developed after run of successful web videos on funnyordie.com. As ridiculous as it sounds, some of these videos contain surprisingly informative historical facts. And plenty of laughs of course.

http://www.history.com/news/history-blog/tombstone-tales-historys-most-famous-epitaphs

In other entertaining history news, here is a link to History’s Most Famous Epitaphs, ranging from vain to hilarious. Our favorite?
Spike Milligan: “I told you I was ill.”

http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/30121/10-memorable-dr-seuss-quotes-about-his-work

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday here are 10 quotes that he made over the course of his life about his ideas and inspiration for his famous children stories.

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http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2011/05/dr-seuss-wrote-green-eggs-and-ham-on-a-bet-that-he-couldnt-write-a-book-with-50-or-fewer-words/

Finally, here is one more interesting tidbit on Dr. Seuss’ life. Apparently he wrote Green Eggs and Ham on a bet stating that he could not write a book with 50 words or fewer. Mission accomplished!

Until next week!

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