The Coolest Thing You’ll See All Day: The Renaissance Anatomy “Pop-Up Book”

My eldest daughter—burgeoning animal-rights activist and wannabe vegan (alas, she likes bacon and cheese too much to commit)—is supposed to do her first dissection soon in biology class.  She is not happy about it, and after some thought, I realized I wasn’t really either: with all of the virtual tools at our disposal, do weContinue reading “The Coolest Thing You’ll See All Day: The Renaissance Anatomy “Pop-Up Book””

The Perils of Wisdom: Vile-Hearted Renaissance Peckerhead of the Month, March

Have you ever met one of those peckerheads who’s almost too pathetic for so robust an insult?  The kind of guy who doesn’t want to do bad things, but would be okay with it if bad things happened to people he didn’t like?* Our Vile-Hearted Renaissance Peckerhead for March** is that guy. His name wasContinue reading “The Perils of Wisdom: Vile-Hearted Renaissance Peckerhead of the Month, March”