Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Futility Closet - An entertaining collection of educational related curiosities

Futility Closet is an entertaining website that shares strange and curious stories from history, language, literature, math, science, art, philosophy and more. You can read stories about amazing coincidences, unusual occurrences or try to solve challenging puzzles. The site has over 6800 entries and is growing daily. You can browse by one of their 19 topics, use the search bar or click the "random" button and see what "curiosity" appears. While Futility Closet's posts will appeal to anyone, teachers should be able to find material that they can incorporate into their lessons to make them more interesting. Once you begin reading the material on Futility Closet, you will likely find yourself returning over  and over again.

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