Category Education

Physics Toys

Learning with Toys

Working as a programmer for a physics outreach program, my job often involves doing non-programming things.  Today, I am sitting at the top of the stadium, surrounded by plastic tubes, ball bearings and magnets.  Today is the regional science fair,…

Mongols at War with the Japanese and Greeks in Civilization II

Procedural History

I’ve always found history fascinating.  It ranks among my nerdy interests somewhere above heraldry and below cartography (I was obsessed with maps as a child).  How could you possibly improve upon my love of history?  How about throwing in a…