Washed Up

Giovanni Della Casa, the Italian Miss Manners of the Renaissance and all around scold, warns in his book, Galateo (1558) that a man must achieve a delicate balance when tending to his personal scent. He should not reek like a filthy beggar in the street, nor smell like he’s been bombed with an eye-watering amount of perfume.

Happy Birthday Darwin

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. ~ Charles Darwin, naturalist and author of On the Origin of Species (1859). The Michigan State University Science & Culture museum celebrated Charles Darwin’s 207th birthday this past weekend.  The museum was filled with scientists young... Continue Reading →

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