Tag Archives: History

For Those Wondering

Lessons from history. OK, facts, at least. Continue reading

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Avocado’s Number

It’s never too late to embark on a scientific career. I mean, how hard can it be? Continue reading

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Which is Worse?

Old jokes and new learnings. Continue reading

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Glory Or

From Alfred to George to Mehitabel: Give ’em hell. Or words to that effect. Continue reading

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May You Live Long Enough

A new Scottish-Canadian curse. You heard it here first. Continue reading

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Interesting Times

Yup. We’re into the second wave of whingeing. Continue reading

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Anything You Can Do

Why Annie was wrong. Continue reading

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Good as the Best

And now here’s the civil engineers heard from. Continue reading

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More Than Meets the Eye

What I learned from a 19th-century polymath. Continue reading

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