car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

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We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.

Animation discovered via Andrew Sullivan’s Daily Dish.

There are a couple things which seem incredible and noteworthy about this representation of the opening movement to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony,quite likely the preeminent piece of music,not just Read on…

Apparently it was a National Day of Disservice

This morning I rode the bus in to the university as usual,arriving on campus at about 9:30.  As I walked up the path from Van Vleck Hall to Bascom Hall,I noticed the flag was flying over the building at full-mast.  Of course,given today is what it is,this was Read on…