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The Chinese Teacup

08/27/2010 1:51 AM

An interesting bit on the history of the Chinese teacup and how it inhibited future scientific exploration in China.

http://wimp.com/chineseteacup/

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Re: The Chinese Teacup

08/27/2010 7:40 AM

Jeeves, really?! You're putting me on.

Did you hear the story about the optician who fell into a lens grinding machine and made a spectacle of himself?

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