Hygge (Hue-ga) – Making your holidays happy!

During the holidays, we often focus on others and don’t use the “break” as an actual time to rest! Understanding the concept of “hygge” can be a way for you to harness some peace and appreciation, and nourish your spirit through the hustle and bustle of one of the most beautiful (but often crazy) seasons of the year. In 2016, “Hygge” was named the word of the year by Oxford Dictionary. This Scandinavian word doesn’t directly translate to English, but is trending as a way to describe moments we love to feel during…continue reading →
Day 5- Finals Week Fun!

Day 5- Finals Week Fun!

Exams are finally coming to an end!  We hope that everyone is able to relax a bit after today. To kick off the winter break, the Tyler librarians thought our favorite viral hit, Henri, would usher us in with his Dickens-like tale of The Worst Noël. Happy last exam day everyone! Enjoy your winter break!continue reading →
Day 3- Finals Week Fun!

Day 3- Finals Week Fun!

Did anyone else love the game Mouse Trap?  Purdue's Rube Goldberg Machine reminds us of a combination of mouse trap and the history of the earth. This Guinness Book of World Records winner is definitely worth a look if you are looking for something to take your mind off of exams! From YouTube's description: "The 2011 Purdue University Rube Goldberg machine shattered the world record for most steps ever successfully completed by such a machine. In 244 steps the "Time Machine" traces the history of the world from Big Bang to the Apocalypse…continue reading →