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- The Librarian on In the Shadow of Moloch: The Sacrifice of Children and Its Impact on Western Religions, by Martin S. Bergmann
- The Librarian on Knights of Spain, Warriors of the Sun: Hernando de Soto and the South’s Ancient Chiefdoms, by Charles Hudson
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Tag Archives: fish
Puzzle of November 3, 2009
Anglerfish ovary, 4 times life-size.
Puzzle of October 26, 2009
A “peasant painting” from Fengjing, a suburb of Shanghai. These developed out of regional folk art and craft tradtions, but have become a local industry in recent decades. Source: Boxing Dragons.
Puzzle of October 20, 2009
“Poisson Paysage”, sculpture by Claude and François-Xavier LaLanne, on Park Avenue through Nov. 20th, 2009. Credit: Jill Krementz.
Puzzle of October 17, 2009
This turned out to be a "get ready for Halloween" puzzle, because it creeped me out. A lot
Book of October 6, 2009
A brisk tour of evolution from fish to mammal, especially our limbs and heads, with sidelights on how to cut up human bodies and how to find fossils: Chuck and I would look at the same patch of ground. I saw nothing but rock–barren desert floor. Chuck saw fossil teeth, jaws, and even chunks of skull. … Chuck [...]