Tuesday, October 11, 2011

History of Science: An In-Depth Exploration of Useless and Out-Of-Date Technologies

as-stro-labe /'astre,lab/

1. An instrument formerly used to make astronomical measurements, before the development of the sextant.
2. A couple pieces of complex paper glued to a honey-bunches-of-oats box and held together with a screw, modernly used to drive unfortunate college students to insanity.

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