Hugo on Stone & Cathedrals

"From the beginning of things down to the fifteenth century of the Christian era inclusive, architecture was the great book of humanity,…

Doll-House Forensics

Perfectly to scale, and based on real cases, these grim doll-house tableaus help would-be detectives learn the art of evidence gathering.https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/frances-glessner-lee-crime-scence-forensics-investigation-dioramas…

Duel in the Sun

One was a humble farm boy from Minnesota. The other was the most electrifying distance runner of his time. In 1982, they…

Boswell’s Inner Life

      We know little about Samuel Johnson's inner life when he was in his early twenties. About James Boswell's we know a…