And Less Yet — Asher at The Guru's Handbook on the value of minimalism in teaching. Some interesting implications for fiction here.
Does humor belong in history? — The Edge of the American West on 1066 and All That and all that.
Water found in hot planet's orbit — Scientists say they have found evidence for water vapour in the atmosphere of a planet 63 light-years from Earth. (Thanks to lt260.)
Archimedes and the 2000-year-old computer — The Anitkyhtera mechanism and ancient Greek technology. Clockwork!!! (Thanks to chriswjohnson.)
?otD: How tasty was the Diet of Worms?
Body movement: 85 minute urban walk (with some moderate hill work)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville
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