Archive | June 30, 2011

Marriage Equality Act : New York State

http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A08354&term=2011&Summary=Y&Text=Y

The text of the Marriage Equality Act, which makes same sex marriage legal in New York State, is found here.

Lilian Jackson Braun Obituary

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/spartanburg/obituary.aspx?n=lilian-jackson-braun&pid=151629253

Legacy.com offers its obituary for the famous and beloved mystery writer who died on June 4, 2011, at the age of 97.

 

E-Reader Ownership Doubles in Six Months

http://pewresearch.org/pubs/2039/e-reader-ownership-doubles-tablet-adoption-grows-more-slowly

“The share of adults in the United States who own an e-book reader doubled to 12% in May, 2011 from 6% in November 2010. E-readers, such as a Kindle or Nook, are portable devices designed to allow readers to download and read books and periodicals. This is the first time since the Pew Internet Project began measuring e-reader use in April 2009 that ownership of this device has reached double digits among U.S. adults.”–From the website.