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Famous Scientists Who Believed in God - Part 8 - Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle (1791-1867)


One of the founders and key early members of the Royal Society, Boyle gave his name to “Boyle’s Law” for gases, and also wrote an important work on… 113 more words

Religion

A Brief History of Autonomous Vehicles

Late last year, I had the opportunity to do a long-form piece on the history of driverless vehicles for Encyclopedia Britannica. It’s been an honor to work on the piece and to have it show up in their 2016 Book of the Year. 32 more words

Autos

Ridiculous Conceptions, Miraculous Inventions

Imagine yourself in a multiplex movie theater. Curiously, no walls separate the half-dozen theaters that form the multiplex. Miraculously, you are watching six different screens all at once, thoroughly understanding and enjoying every scene, word, character. 973 more words

ADHD

KALAALLIT NUNAAT - A Dream Realized

At age seven, when the only thing on my bucket-list was a red plastic beach pail, the Encyclopedia Britannica introduced me to a boy whose life was literally the polar opposite of mine. 524 more words

ADVENTURES

Sabi is a Chaise Longue - Haiga/Haibun - March 28, 2016

What is “sabi”?   Something old, past, demode … something that’s somehow a faded memory like the old plastic chaise longue in the haiga above,  that in its heyday was an object that made someone happy or proud to own it.   267 more words

Haiga

Happy birthday Wikipedia

Wikipedia is 15 years young. How wonderful.

I’ve evolved from a hardcore Wikiskeptic to a Belieber believer over the years. And there was that famous… 248 more words

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