Archive of posts filed under the Fun category.
Franklin’s Fortune Released
A deck-building game named Franklin’s Fortune has recently been released, and we thank Shane Newell reaching out to tell us about it. Based on Franklin’s economic ideas and lessons on life, the players strategize how best to get on in the world. The graphics are of a very high level, and the website has an …
Franklin in Musical Philadelphia
A nice set of articles today, all linked: 1) Herbie Hancock awarded the Benjamin Franklin Medal 2) The Franklin Institute’s 8-Bit Digital Franklin and from May, an article by Nancy Gupton on 3) The Musical Talents of Benjamin Franklin which features a recording of the tiresome 4) Quartet attributed to Franklin.
Historical Fiction: Franklin with Internet
Damien Ober’s new book, “Doctor Benjamin Franklin’s Dream America,” published by Night Shade Books of New York, sounds interesting.
Benjamin’s On Franklin
Here in the Washington, DC area, we have a new Franklinian spot: congratulations! Check out the City Paper Review.
NUMEROUS Franklin Birthday Greetings
Happy 309th Birthday Greetings from Dr. Aziz S. Inan, Ph.D. of Portland, Oregon: Dr. Inan’s 309th-Birthday Brain Teasers Thanks, and Happy Franklin’s Birthday!
Birthday Puzzle in the Sand
Can you find the four differences between these two happy-birthday messages? Click on each picture to bring up an expandable version. Here is version #2: Many thanks, and Happy Franklin’s Birthday to Diane Guntzel of Clinton, Iowa!
Fun thing on his 309th Birthday
I like this take on Franklin’s daily schedule, especially “whisper ‘Time is money’ to a bird.”… Benjamin Franklin’s Daily Schedule Will Make You Feel Worthless Thanks, and Happy Franklin’s Birthday to Ben Mangold of Rockville, Maryland!
Franklin Numerology for his 308th Birthday
Professor Aziz S.Inan, Ph.D. has provided some amazing numerical transpositions around Dr. Franklin’s upcoming birthday –here is the link – many thanks! He also provided this picture, with the birthday year 308 hidden inside: Here is also Professor Inan’s home page.