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Fun with the Periodic Table (and math)

What is it about the Periodic Table that inspires so many take-offs? Look at all these fun makeovers: The Periodic Table of Typefaces The Periodic Table song, “The Elements,” by my favorite mid-20th-century musical humorist (!) Tom Lehrer.  See it sung … Continue reading

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What America needs now: “Action Heroes” with pocket protectors

Last night as I read and prepped for Great Books, my daughter was watching A Beautiful Mind in the next room.  Now and then my attention trailed vaguely along after the film, and suddenly I made one of those random connections that … Continue reading

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