Archive for date: December 31, 2008

Gutenberg Gem: Scientific American Supplement, No. 647, May 26, 1888 by Various – Project Gutenberg

December 31, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I admit to a fascination with Scientific American. I used to have a couple of decades of the magazine which I kept mostly for the Mathematical Games and Amateur Scientist column. Project Gutenberg has begun to digitize some of the 19th century copies, which are mostly of historical interest, but still can be interesting. For […]

Happy New Year!

December 31, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, 2008 had its moments, but I’m glad to kiss it goodbye. 2009, bring it on! Tonight Carmen and I decided to stay in and cook: we made some New York steaks, some spinach salad with smoked salmon, and a ratatouille topped with puff pastry. Basically using some of the skills we acquired at our […]