Get out your bristol board and rubber cement: it’s time for the school science fair.
Entries from February 2008
February 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments
February 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment
With a title like that, you know I’m linking to this post: how a 19th century suicide song migrated from Leadbelly to the Bristol Rovers.
February 21st, 2008 · 4 Comments
I am flattered and pleased. That is all.
February 11th, 2008 · Comments Off
The Athanasius Kircher Society presents an essential library of automata. (Though I also think Simon Schaffer’s work is essential.)
February 9th, 2008 · Comments Off
From the eye of Horus to the origins of heavy metal devil horns: yet another excellent post at Curious Expeditions.
February 4th, 2008 · 3 Comments
Sixty years of war reenacted by foods from the warring countries. Some American bias: I think, frex, they understate the role of the stroganoff in defeating the wieners and pretzels.
February 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off
In Birmingham they love the governor: A comic book produced by George Wallace’s campaign to become Governor of Alabama in 1960.
February 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off
Shame on who? The Center for Public Integrity, whatever that is, documents 935 false statements about Iraq made by President Bush and top officials in the two years leading up to the invasion.