With the rise of classical Greece, the soul debate evolved into the more familiar heart-versus-brain, the liver having been demoted to an accessory role. We are fortunate that this is so, for we would otherwise have been faced with Celine Dion singing “My Liver Belongs to You” and movie houses playing… 64 more words
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Every fall, using the pilot paper machine in Bloedel 014, several students in the Bioresource Science and Engineering program produce handcrafted holiday paper. Organized by the student chapter of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), the annual papermaking fundraiser helps cover student conference fees and support other events. 82 more words
My arms are stiff.
Who knew? I suppose all that swinging of your bow arm back and forth is exercise and holding the violin in the other hand just so is exercise, but I didn’t think of that before I started. 239 more words
What I’m Reading:
Mary Roach’s delightfully morbid, tastelessly funny Stiff. I’ve read Bonk before, Roach’s book on the scientific study of sex, and this one is similar, but I think much better. 439 more words