Steampunk Desperado

Where the Nineteenth Century meets the Twenty-First.

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Happy Birthday, Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini, the world-famous illusionist and stunt performer, was born on this day in 1874 in Budapest, Hungary. His real name was Erik Weisz. His best-known acts involved escaping from impossible situations such as being chained upside-down in a tank of water. Erik’s family emigrated to the US in 1878, where his father served as […]

Spring Has Sprung

Spring has Sprung The grass has riz I wonder where the flowers is? – Anonymous This time of year is the Vernal Equinox, which is marked by the day when the sun is directly above the Earth’s equator. Officially that happened yesterday, as the darn thing moves forward and back from year to year, but […]

Happy St. Paddy’s Day

We Americans have a tradition of turning minor ethnic holidays into major excuses to party. St. Patrick’s was just another Catholic feast day to commemorate the man who, according to tradition, brought Christianity to Ireland. Now it’s become a festival of drink and debauchery – not that I object to that sort of thing, within […]

The Pi-Day Song

Some people say that there’s a ratio to find circumference But it’s a number that never stops, oh no. Some people want try find all the digits How long is it? I’d like to know So here we go… again 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058209749445923 etc. etc. Pi wasn’t found in a minute The Egyptians thought that it was […]

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