Random links I've run across in the past couple months:
- Want to know what ancient music sounded like? (Warning: website plays samples automatically)
- A possible birthday present for geeky kids: chemistry crayon labels. (Warning: assembly required)
- Artificial life links. Computer programs simulating lifeforms, not attempts to throw enzymes together in a test tube. See also Jeffrey Ventrella's website.
- Math and physics notes by Bob Geroch, about Gödel's theorem, topology, quantum field theory and other things.
- I strongly agree with this post: Why average Christians take the theologians with a grain of salt by St. Anne of Weekend Fisher. The "new Perspective on St. Paul" (oops the Reformation was a big misunderstanding!) was never convincing to me, primarily because I've also read Romans and it seems to directly contradict what they say at numerous points.
- An homage to Catalan independence. When I was in Barcelona I saw the Sagrada Familia cathedral designed by St. Gaudí, which they've been constructing since 1882. They plan to finish around 2028. I also saw some of his weird apartment buildings.
- Theodore Dalrymple, a writer for the New English Review, who reminds me of St. Chesterton, albeit with only about a tenth the wit and widsom. I mean this as an outrageous compliment, you should seriously read his essays.