Visible Human: A Slice of Life
The body may be the world's most wonderful machine, but it differs
from nearly every other mechanical gadget in one important way: It
contains essentially no empty space.
The name Machiavelli
evokes the essence of immorality. This reputation grew
from "The Prince," his
1513 book packed with advice on getting and keeping power. Amid today's political scandals, it
remains avidly read.
|Monuments That Never Quite Made It
If the Washington Monument had been constructed
as originally designed in the early 1840s, the National
Mall would be anchored today by a pantheon with 30
columns and containing statues of the
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