Eclectifying

I talk about things I find interesting. I find a lot of things interesting…

Princess Pride

by Ken Arnold on Mon 21 October 2013

This is making the rounds today: The body in an Etruscan tomb that had a spear turns out to gave been a woman. Also, the other body with the jewelry turns out to have been a man. A bit of background: The Etruscans were the major civilization on the Italian peninsula preceding the Romans. The […]

All Hail the … whatever

by Ken Arnold on Wed 24 July 2013

A morning dose of, well, whatever this is (originally from Jef Poskanzer): This royal womb of kings, this sceptred sac, This home of majesty, this cave of Venus, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for myself Against infection and the outside world, This happy home for me, this little world, This precious […]

Words as Art

by Ken Arnold on Thu 23 May 2013

There is a fish called the Sarcastic Fringehead. To me, that’s a post all in itself. That is just amazingly a thing. They named a fish the “Sarcastic Fringehead”. Aren’t folks wonderful? Isn’t it a glorious world that has such words in it? Some words are just art unto themselves. Not art in the sense […]