Daily Archives: March 21, 2012

Today In History: On March 15, 2012, The Encyclopedia Britannica Went Out Of Print

All my life, I have (with some justification) acquired nicknames based on my similarity and affinity to encyclopedias. As a child I was sometimes called (in a rather mocking way) ‘Encyclopedia Boy’ because of my fondness for reading encyclopedias. Some … Continue reading

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On The Psychology Of Architecture

During my time as an undergraduate in civil (structural) engineering I had the opportunity to take some classes that were not strictly in civil engineering. Included in that was a tremendously interesting course on the history of architecture. As it … Continue reading

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