Tag Archives: children

Danger on the River in Brazil: – Not Huckleberry Finn


Most know I love Brazil. My knowledge is, however, peripheral.  That is, from Rio south to Porto Alegre.  Brazil is big.  There is a lot to see between Rio and Porto Alegre – a lot.  It’s like looking at a … Continue reading

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When Kids REALLY had Fun with Science


August 2, 2011 Analog aficionado Kendall Castor-Perry found nice article about how old science kits for kids really used to have some fun (spell that dangerous) stuff in them. To show how far we have degraded as a society, how far … Continue reading

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Indigenous Maya Still Disposable in Guatemala


Pacal Usually I like to write about how the Maya independently invented the concept of zero.  How they developed a written language (only recently deciphered).  How they built pyramids, plotted the movement of the heavens, and wrote books to record … Continue reading

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