Several months ago, I picked up a gem of a book entitled The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man written by Brett and Kate McKay. This book covers many skills that have been nearly forgotten by the last few generations. Today’s idea of manliness is much more aligned with Homer Simpson than with Teddy Roosevelt. The reversal of this trend is the point of the book, but let’s get to my point. Hats!
While working at the North Independence Branch temporary location (the Old Independence Regional Hospital), I've witnessed some eerie unexplainable things. Not sure what it is, but I'm sure of one thing, it's fun! I'll have to admit some of it has been joke playing on each other, but just when I think I've been had, something out-of-the-ordinary happens.
The "golden age" of detective fiction refers to the flowering of classical mysteries (especially in Britain) between the two world wars. Many of these writers were members of the London Detection Club, whose 1928 "oath" included such guidelines for authors as:
not withholding clues from readers
avoiding reliance on coincidence
intuition and hunches rather than reason
minimizing use of suspect devices like evil twins, conspiracies, and lunatics
Characterized by complex plot-driven stories, the puzzle is paramount in these novels.
I confess: I am a wimp and I scare easily. I once slept with the lights on for a week after watching the movie, Rosemary’s Baby. Riding the Ferris wheel scares me. That is why I turn to the experts, the Horror Writers Association and their Bram Stoker Award, to compile a list of audiobooks that will get your heart pumping and your flesh creeping this Halloween.
There are many great magazines available through the Mid-Continent Public Library. Due to the many titles and great variety, going to each branch in search for a magazine that interests you can take a lot of time. With a few simple steps in the online catalog, you can find all 1,854 magazines titles that we provide.
On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union sent the first object from Earth into space. The satellite ignited the "space race." The first American satellite was called Explorer I, and was launched in January 1958.