Dust-consumed animal encyclopedias filled with dull yellow and wrinkled pictures illustrating the anatomies of lions, tigers, and bears, small delicate beige seeds that looked like old women puckering from sour foods now sprouting into gargantuan green-leaved plants that curl around window sills, and Elmer’s cardboard tri-fold display boards decorated with painfully sparkly eye-catching experiments on worm races and the distribution of water throughout backyard crops. 429 more words
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And I’m back!
I’m running just a little late with this entry- been busy lately, not reading as much as I’d like. It also doesn’t help that I’ve decided to give National Write A Novel Month a go (again), only to realize a few days in that my concept is more difficult than I thought it would be, and the resulting work is pretty terrible, and so I’m falling behind and will probably give up (again). 802 more words
As a scholar of the ‘other’ enlightenments, i.e. those that were not located in England or France, but rather in Spain and Italy, I have been struck by the extent to which the eighteenth-century French rhetorical style controlled the reader’s view of the world. 638 more words
MUST READ: This #Free #Online #Encyclopedia Has Achieved What Wikipedia Can Only Dream Of | Quartz #websites #content #Internet #reference
Fantastic article relating to authoritative content on the web. Well worth the read start-to-finish.
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. 73 more words