The Total Solar Eclipse of 1919

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | One Comment

The Total Solar Eclipse of 1919  Today I want to explain how the total solar eclipse in 1919 made Albert Einstein a celebrity. To do that, I must refer to his General Theory of Relativity. And I simply cannot grasp it. I was taught it, I’ve read about it, I’ve watched videos. Nothing, nada, zilch. […]

The Multiplicity of the Arabic Language

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

To the Western World, the Arabic-speaking world is a single, homogenous unit. In fact, ask most Arabs about their native tongue and they will proudly the espouse the virtues of the oneness of Arabic language. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Arabic in modern times is a prime example of the linguistic phenomenon […]

The #1 Way to Enjoy Your Next Museum Visit

Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I need to let you in on the #1 way to ensure you enjoy your next museum visit, and it has to do with LEGOs. Since we have been talking about museum visits the past few weeks, and you now have some amazing strategies to get into museums for free or cheap from my last […]