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Plant, Animal, and Stone

November 24, 2009

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Did you miss me?  So did I.  In this post, I’ll talk about the museum I visited the weekend before last and about flintknapping. As I said, the weekend was a lot of fun.  My father took me to visit the Connecticut Museum of Mining & Mineral Science in Kent, CT.  There a man named […]

An Interesting Twist

November 11, 2009

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IN THIS POST: Theory and practice of twisted rope and how I spent my weekend. Much of paleolithic technology is about simple mechanics.  To many people, the word “mechanics” refers to machinery the likes of which one does not see in a paleolithic culture.  But to a physicist, mechanics is just the way various materials […]

In Cod We Trust

November 3, 2009

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Due to circumstances beyond my control, I was unable to complete this post yesterday, as planned.  But here it is now! For those who had trouble finding the link to The Plan and Progress So Far, here it is explicitly: https://grokproject.net/the-plan-and-progress-so-far/.  When I refer to “the list of tasks” or just “the list”, that’s what […]