Monthly Archives: March 2012

Running…

I got into running a couple of years ago. I started in Toronto, and would just run around Queen’s Park a bunch. I don’t remember how many times. Later on, when I came to Hamilton, I tried to keep up … Continue reading

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James Maxwell and Art

James Maxwell, besides developing the electromagnetic theory (second unification of physics after Newton), and the kinetic theory of gases, also developed the first durable color photograph:

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World Trade Center Under Construction: Old and New

I don’t know why I was looking up the One World Trade Center. I guess I wanted to know how far along they were in building it. Anyways, on the wikipedia article, someone posted a photo of the tower under … Continue reading

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Trees and Economics…Also: Žižek, Philip K. Dick, and Carl Jung

The following topics probably don’t connect that well, but one made me think about the other, and I wanted to write about both, so, two birds, one blog post. I’m currently reading Joseph Heath’s book Filthy Lucre: Economics for People … Continue reading

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View From International Space Station

This is hands down one of the most amazing things my eyes have ever beheld (excuse the hyperbole).

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Taking the Middle Line: Two Examples from Science (Part 1)

You know when you get a great idea, and you get so excited about it that you end up creating a monster such that the follow through for the idea becomes this over-daunting task and you end up just…not doing … Continue reading

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