Death of the Dinosaurs: The Asteroid Didn’t Act Alone

See on Scoop.it - Traveling Through Time There's never a good time to get clobbered by an asteroid — something the dinosaurs discovered in the worst way possible. It was 65.5 million years ago when an asteroid measuring 6 miles (10 km) across slammed into the earth just off the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, … Continue reading Death of the Dinosaurs: The Asteroid Didn’t Act Alone

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, by Erik Larson

I loved it ... and hated it ... simultaneously. I have rarely been more conflicted about a book than I was about this one. In many ways it was gripping and sometimes mesmerizing and then again, it was also annoying and at the same time, utterly appalling. The indifference and callously entrenched anti-Semitism of US … Continue reading In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, by Erik Larson