Another Reason to Skip E-Books and Happy Birthday Edgar Allan Poe

Studies are now beginning to show that fonts that are easy to read make it harder for you to remember things. Kindles (for one) have a limited range of fonts, although you can change the size but that doesn't seem to have any impact. Here's one study from Princeton that says fonts that use bold … Continue reading Another Reason to Skip E-Books and Happy Birthday Edgar Allan Poe

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No Roses for Poe

For the first time in 60 years, the anticipated roses and half-bottle of cognac did not appear at the gravesite of Edgar Allan Poe. Today, is of course, the 201st anniversary of his birth. For whatever reason, the mysterious visitor, whose identity has never been known, did not appear and the assembled crowd of about … Continue reading No Roses for Poe