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Fun and interesting. A lot of cool science, some ominous (but not terribly ominous) climate change data, and neat insights into the way the various research stations function socially and economically, both one by one and as a sort of continent-wide,...more
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" This is a really interesting look at how the natural environment and a community's relationship with nature could be used to construct monastic identity in the early medieval period. Ellen Arnold takes as her case study the twin monasteries of Sta... " Read more of this review »
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Terry Pratchett
“Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.”
Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time

Jerome K. Jerome
“I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.”
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Mark Twain
“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well".

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Albert Einstein
“Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.”
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C.S. Lewis
“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
C.S. Lewis

The Epic Saga of the Time Travelling Viking and the Highland Sheikh (Humor)
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Description: A romance parody. Quite a bit of in-jokes and possibly completely unfunny cartography stuff. And Karl Marx.
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