5 finalists vying for Audiobook of the Year

5 finalists vying for Audiobook of the Year

This week, the Audio Publishers Association announced the finalists for the 2021 Audie Awards, with winners formally being announced during the virtua...

February 27th, 2021 |  


King’s will is a cautionary tale

King’s will is a cautionary tale

“Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life.”— Larry King“It is the legitima...

February 26th, 2021 |  


US draft remains in place on contingency basis

US draft remains in place on contingency basis

Editor’s note: This is part one of a six-part series on conscription (the draft).Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft,...

February 25th, 2021 |  



Stratford Ecological Center to unveil Storybook Trail

Stratford Ecological Center to unveil Storybook Trail

This month last year at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road, the fields were water-logged, the lane to the pond was a mass of ruts filled with...

February 24th, 2021 |  


T Tauri helps tell important story

T Tauri helps tell important story

Buried in the bright stars of Taurus’ V-shaped head is a star that, at its brightest, is visible only in a medium-sized amateur telescope. At it...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Options for filing federal taxes aplenty

Options for filing federal taxes aplenty

This time of year our Delaware County District Library reference desks see an uptick in tax questions of all kinds. If you are required to file a 2020...

February 20th, 2021 |  


‘MumBet’ helped bring an end to slavery

‘MumBet’ helped bring an end to slavery

“All men are born free and equal.”— Massachusetts Constitution of 1780“I heard that paper read yesterday. Won’t the law ...

February 19th, 2021 |  


U.S., Vietnam join forces to tackle dioxin

U.S., Vietnam join forces to tackle dioxin

Editor’s note: This is the final installment of a four-part series on Agent Orange.In 2002, Vietnam and the U.S. held a joint conference on Huma...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Valentine’s Day patent war

Valentine’s Day patent war

“Whatever evidence there is, is in favor of the caveat having been filed first.”— Elisha Gray“Great discoveries and improvemen...

February 12th, 2021 |  


Conditions linked to Agent Orange exposure

Conditions linked to Agent Orange exposure

Editor’s note: This is part three of a four-part series on Agent Orange.In 1991, Congress enacted the Agent Orange Act, giving the Department of...

February 11th, 2021 |