ATG Quirkies: Boredom Can Be Productive

So you were surprised to learn from our last quirky that procrastination spurs the creative impulse!  Well, it turns out that boredom is really the secret ingredient to creativity. And according to t...

ATG Quirkies: Sleep Mode: Retro Screen Savers

The folks at Motherboard are highlighting  a new exhibit that celebrates the lost art of the screensaver. It’s the brainchild of Dutch digital artist Rafaël Rozendaal. In a art show that he cle...

ATG Quirkies: Kerouac for Kids?

According to this post in the NY Times, the folks at KinderGuides must think that it’s a good idea.  They are publishing “a new series of books that aims to make challenging adult literar...

ATG Quirkies: The Oldest College in Each State

Here is a post on the Houston Chronicle website by Jessica Hamilton that reports the results of research done by CollegeFinder, a higher-education information website.   The folks at CollegeFinder ha...