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What is it?

What does this look like to you? It isn’t anything definite yet. I’m deciding what to do with it next. The xyla tin is about the same size as an altoid tin, for some perspective on size.

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A few free books

Links are affiliate links. Faraday as a Discoverer by John Tyndall John Tyndall FRS (2 August 1820 – 4 December 1893) was a prominent 19th century physicist. His initial scientific fame arose in the 1850s from his study of diamagnetism. Later he studied thermal radiation, and produced a number of discoveries about processes in the […]

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Conversation and Mother Culture

“Conversation calls out into light what has been lodged in all the recesses and secret chambers of the soul: by occasional hints and incidents it brings old useful notions into remembrance; it unfolds and displays the hidden treasures of knowledge with which reading, observation, and study, had before furnished the mind. By mutual discourse the […]

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Crocheted octopus

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  Last night I said my last good bye to our Unicornian boys, as their host parents invited us to come watch the eldest play soccer (he’s younger and smaller than the American kids on his team, but he makes the best goals, not that I am biased).    As events have unfolded we have learned new things, heartbreaking things, hard things, and it’s very possible these boys […]

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