Poe, Leidy, Morton, and Some Skeletons

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Now that's a picture: Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Leidy, and Samuel George Morton at Philadelphia...

Touring The Idea Factory....or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Bell Labs

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A Special Guest Post from Ben Gross, Research Fellow, Center for Contemporary History and Policy, at...

Facebook and Conspicuous Affection

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A little over 110 years ago Thorstein Veblen published The Theory of the Leisure Class , in which he...

Shotgunning, Inc.

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More thoughts on beer technologies! These should go down just as smoothly as  my post on canning c...
Brooke Hindle on Early American Science

Brooke Hindle on Early American Science

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This retrospective look (from the 1980s, it seems, by Brooke Hindle ) at the mid-twentieth-century origins of the history of science in ear...
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