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Island brains battle at last year’s Trivia Night
It seems that no matter how one prepares for the Shelter Island Public Library’s annual Battle of the Brains Trivia Night, the devious questions researched and proffered by host Bob DeStefano seem to elicit the same responses every time. Blank stares, grimacing and whispered “Rats! I know this! Why can’t I think of it? Ooh, ooh, how about ….” can be seen and barely heard from the teams of four trying to come up with the answer to each question and write it down within thirty seconds.
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Ever heard of Blockchain? Didn’t think so. How about cryptocurrencies? Perhaps. Bitcoin? Probably. But if you’ve ever wondered about the intricacies and influences entwined in the mysterious netherworld of digital investing, the next installment of the Shelter Island Public Library’s Friday Night Dialogues is for you! (more…)
Want to hazard a guess (no fair asking Siri, Alexa or Google!) as to where the first U.S. Submarine base was located? New London? Nope. Annapolis? Try again. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The 2017 Battle of the Brains, led by host Bob DeStefano.
Long before the internet, cell phones, Google and Alexa, we used our brains to discover things, engage with others, develop community and actually talk to people! Feel like practicing what at times seems like a lost art? Trivia night at the Shelter Island Public Library on February 23 with emcee and question master Bob DeStefano will facilitate your participation in a real Friday Night Dialogue. (more…)
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I am not a ranter by nature.
I don’t go blathering about things that seem to have no solution. But sometimes I feel the need to speak up and I thought, with the possibility of some new blood at Town Hall, now would be as good a time as any. (more…)