How Adult Coloring Books Boost Mental Health

Till some years ago, coloring used to be an exciting activity for children and sometimes for adults who would babysit them. However, the scenario seems to have changed drastically in the past few years and the coloring books are no longer published only for kids. While the first commercially successful adult coloring books were published in… Continue reading How Adult Coloring Books Boost Mental Health

Astrophysics For People in a Hurry

by Neil deGrasse Tyson –  208 pages
review by VJ Miller, Sr.

I’ve always had a strong interest in science especially the history of discoveries in science. Nova, on PBS, has been a staple in my TV watching. I have seen Neil deGrasse Tyson many times on the program and when I heard of this book I had to see how he made it something a person in a hurry would want to take the time to read.

Naturally, it starts with the Big Bang and the multitude of events that happened in less than a second after the explosion; the first elements that were created and how and why they interacted with each other. He reminds us that the universe is under no obligation to make sense to us so this book goes on to bring the universe into focus in a way it can be understood. Continue reading Astrophysics For People in a Hurry