Books

Exploring Missouri in 1818

Journal of a Tour into the Interior of Missouri and Arkansaw I am originally from Southern Missouri, so I was interested to learn about Henry R. Schoolcraft and his journey of exploration from Potosi, Missouri to what is now Springfield, Missouri nearly 200 years ago....

Sidereus Nuncius

  In 1609, Galileo turned his new telescope to the sky. In March of 1610, he published the first observations of the night sky through a telescope. The book was called Sidereus Nuncius. The Latin text described our moon and four moons of Jupiter observed over several...

Grail Diary from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Years ago, when I saw Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, I thought Henry Jones' Grail Diary would be a cool prop to have. A few months ago, I stumbled upon some people who make their own versions of the Grail Diary. As geeky as it seemed, I was all over...