• Posted in: Historic Miscellania Rufus Cantrell, Intruder in the Dust

    In 1935, the Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges weighed in on what mathematicians later called chaos theory: the results of some phenomena are simply impossible to predict, control, or even explain.  Take the freak reasoning of...

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  • Posted in: Historic Miscellania Of Spirits and Soldiers

    Fall is here.  So it’s time to keep on the spectral side of life. On June 6, 1910, the Indianapolis News carried the obituary of a woman once hailed as the patron saint of Hoosier...

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