Mary Wortley Montagu is one of the most important figures in the battle to combat smallpox, so why is this 18th-century aristocrat so little-known today? Jo Willett, author of The Pioneering Life of Mary Wortley Montagu, shares the story of a fiercely independent scientist, feminist and woman of letters whoContinue Reading

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Unboxed: McFarlane DC Figures, Plus Spawn, Witcher & More! McFarlane Toys has provided with the chance to unbox their February through March lineup of new toys, including many DC Comics figures just in time to celebrate the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League! Check out our figureContinue Reading

City Year partners with public schools in 29 cities across the U.S., where its AmeriCorps members provide full-time support to students and teachers. Especially in light of the pandemic, I was interested in learning how City Year has adapted its approach to meet student needs. Recently, I spoke with CEOContinue Reading

Happy April Monday! I hope you had a nice Easter weekend and are ready for some beautiful spring knitting. We have just the thing. JulieSpins Euro Fingering 820 These oversized Euro Fingering 820 skeins are great for larger shawls and sweaters (less color matching between skeins). This is the last batch that JulieContinue Reading