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So I know I missed a week, life’s been busy my last few weeks in Alaska, but I have made some progress…

I read through the ‘H’s of The Know-It-All. 134 more words


Cato Institute: Learn the History of Liberty with the Encyclopedia of Libertarianism

Cato Institute: Learn the History of Liberty with the Encyclopedia of Libertarianism. “The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism, published in 2008 in hard copy, is now available free online… The Encyclopedia includes more than 300 succinct, original articles on libertarian ideas, institutions, and thinkers. 20 more words

New Resources

Task #12: Wikipedia

I know, some of you still aren’t sure as to the legitimacy of Wikipedia…

Set your home page to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random. Over the next year, every time you open your browser, you’ll see a different, random Wikipedia page.

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Natasha and the Encyclopedia Badenov

June Foray may no longer be with us, but we still have Natasha Fatale to tell us everything we need to know about encyclopedias.

Encyclopedias can end in disaster.  67 more words


Maths 1001


Maths 1001 is extremely useful, in my opinion it is superior to its Science 1001 cousin which was review at an earlier date.

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Science 1001


Science 1001 is in every sense a useful book. It lives up to the promise of ‘Bite-Sized’ explanations and it really is ‘much easier than a textbook’. 219 more words


Another striking evidence of the deep interest of these generations in science of all kinds and in details of information with regard to which they are generally said to have been quite incurious, was the publication of the famous encyclopedia, the first work of its kind ever issued, which was written about the middle of the thirteenth century by Vincent of Beauvais.

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