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WAVE that shook the world.Experts reconstruct the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunamiin an effort to prepare for the next big one. NOVAAirs on PBS Tuesday, March... Read More


Tiempos de Reflexión

"Si no fuera por los apuntes que vamos haciendo en una servilleta, un cuaderno o una libreta, las ideas se irían sin volver jamás. Porque, como escribía Pascal, hay pensamientos que se van y retornan, pero también los hay que... Read More


Lost and Found

"The very nice people at Forbes Mill Steakhouse sent my book back to me after I thoughtlessly left it behind." BJohnson @ Moleskinerie/FLICKR Brownie points to Forbes Mill, Los... Read More



SOME INSECT WINGSH. E. Jacques, How to Know the Insects, 2nd ed., Wm. C. Brown, 1947In several orders of insects wing structures play an important part in identification. Typical wings of four of these orders are here pictured. The usual... Read More


I have a fetish

"Here’s a little-known fact about me: I have a fetish for office supplies. When I am near a Staples or an Office Depot, I feel a palpable urge to go in and paw notebooks, calendars, pens, and the like. I... Read More


Easter Greetings!

Image: Ed Flores Image: Heather @ Moleskinerie/FLICKR Image: R.bean @ Moleskinerie/FLICKR Moleskine Easter basket by Ray L.DicasaliView a larger image @ The Moleskinerie... Read More


Sebastião Salgado

"The destiny of men and women is to create a new world, to reveal a new life, to remember that there exists a frontier for everything except dreams… In history there are no solitary dreams; one dreamer breaths life into... Read More


“The Form of the Book”

"Two constants reign over the proportions of a well made book: the hand and the eye. A healthy eye is always about two spans away from the book page, and all people hold a book in the same manner.  ... Read More


Young Enough to Enjoy It

" There I was minding my own business, running through the latest updates from the Good Blogs when LifeHacker throws me down the long and painful stairs of addiction. I had lived a good life to this point devoid of... Read More