Category Archives: silliness

Facilities Management has a sense of humor

Yesterday, the following message went out to departments located in a campus building: Toilet partitions will be replaced in the second and third floor bathrooms of . . .  Hall.  The third floor restrooms will be closed tomorrow and the … Continue reading

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Weird things that are sort of Victorian

These three things are all related to Victorian literature and culture, and are very, very strange. “Experiments in Galvanism: Frog with Implanted Webserver.” When it’s installed at a gallery, museum patrons or internet users can make a dead frog jerk … Continue reading

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A book that could have changed my life . . .

. . . if only it had been around when I was an undergrad: Christopher A. Faraone, Ancient Greek Love Magic (Harvard UP, 1999) If, at 19, I’d known the classics were so awesome . . . I’d probably be … Continue reading

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