Daily Archives: July 24, 2013

Bridge Porn

One of the occupational hazards of studying structural engineering, even if one’s studies and work do not generally involve bridges specifically, is the tendency to stare at bridges. One of the joys of living in a city like Portland, or … Continue reading

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Book Review: Samuel Pepys: A Life

Samuel Pepys: A Life, by Stephen Coote, This particular book has an intriguing origin, in that its author originally came across the figure of Samuel Pepys while doing research for a book on the cynical English Restoration monarch King Charles … Continue reading

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