Books to the Sky

“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.” ― Arnold Lobel

The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery

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The current state of neuroscience is amazing. So many conditions can be treated that used to be considered hopeless. New treatments for old conditions emerge more and more often. In October 2015, an active brain surgery to reduce symptoms of Parkinson’s disease was aired live on television. Everyone knows that this level of knowledge wasn’t achieved overnight, but how much do we know about the journey? Read the rest of this entry »

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Ted and Ann: The Mystery of a Missing Child and Her Neighbor Ted Bundy

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Late in the summer of 1961, eight year old Ann Marie Burr disappeared from her family’s home in Tacoma, Washington. Very little evidence was ever recovered and although presumed dead, Ann’s body has never been found. Infamous serial killer Ted Bundy was only fifteen at the time and lived within a couple of miles of the Burr’s home. After Bundy’s capture, many experts wondered if Ann Burr was his first victim.  Read the rest of this entry »

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