Blender3D 2.46 release secheduled for May 17 or 18

Blender3D is an awesome, insanely powerful, and completely free 3D design tool.  I’ve been playing with it for about two years now, and while it took me a while to get used to the interface, I’m getting very comfortable in it. I’ve already posted blog entries about designing cabinets and a walking hectopus, but I haven’t yet shared some of my grander creations, such as the bridge of a steampunk…

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Measure for Measure – The Boston Globe

Boston Globe: Without a robust study of literature there can be no adequate reckoning of the human condition – no full understanding of art, culture, psychology, or even of biology. As Binghamton University biologist David Sloan Wilson says, “the natural history of our species” is written in love poems, adventure stories, fables, myths, tales, and novels. The study of literature is worth doing – and worth doing well. No one…