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October 22, 1783 (a Wednesday)

On this date, the naturalist Constantine Samuel Rafinesque was born in Galata, a suburb of Constantinople. Throughout his life he traveled extensively, collecting specimens wherever he went, and wrote and published constantly. 247 more words


New Watercolor + Haiku Sample

We are so excited to share a new sample page featuring Karen Watson’s watercolor illustration and Elizabeth Lorayne’s haiku! We hope you enjoy!

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Historical Agoraphobics

For those who feel their agoraphobia limits them from a productive life, take note. The following historical figures dealt with agoraphobia for most of their lives and created some of history’s most important work. 499 more words



“She thought he belonged to her. But she did not no the truth – that he belonged to himself”

-Tris, Insurgent


Cerro La Campana

Just a quick post, because I’m almost 100% sure I’ve written about this hike before: I made it to the summit of Cerro La Campana! (Why they call it a hill, I will never know. 138 more words


October 20, 1790 (a Wednesday)

On this date, the Scottish fruit-grower Patrick Matthew was born. He is notable for having proposed the principle of natural selection as a mechanism of evolution over a quarter-century earlier than did Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. 694 more words


News on the March-Posthumous Nobel Prize for Aristotle?

It would have been a proper gesture as well as belated recognition of the role of Aristotle by awarding him the Nobel Prize for Science. 637 more words