Monthly Archives: December 2007

Another way to count the books

I asked a sociologist why there are more kids books about Curie than Einstein. He looked puzzled for a moment and then responded, “Of course! If your going to write a book about a scientist for girls you don’t have … Continue reading

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Bleh- meat pies

Anyone who has known me for about 24 hours knows that Tim Burton is my favorite Director. His new movie looks amazing, but Trevor has a policy against movies involving, well, cannibalism. Anywho- I did get to cut my own … Continue reading

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A few more bowser videos

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Why Historians Need to Be More Interested With Children's Literature

One of these things is not like the other, one of these things just doesn’t belong. This picture from the 1976 children’s book The Value of Learning: The Story of Marie Curie depicts the resolute young Curie standing her ground … Continue reading

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