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Electrical Engineer

Paul Finlon Tell us about your work---what do you do? I work in the Nuclear Medical Division of a large company that manufactures Nuclear Medical …

Electrical Engineer

What is this job like? A global positioning system that can pinpoint a car's location. Giant generators that can power entire cities. A new design for an airplane's electrical system. Electric…

Rethinking Old Technology

Electric cars are by no means new: Americans began constructing efficient “electric carriages” as far back as 1890 when William Morrison built one in Des Moines that could travel …

Richard Burton: Black Sheep

Black SheepRichard BurtonFrom their folded mates they wander far, Their ways seem harsh and wild; They follow the beck of a baleful star, Their paths are dream-beguiled.Yet haply they sought…

Aesop's Fables: The Pig and the Sheep

by Aesop The Lion, Jupiter, and the ElephantThe Gardener and His DogThe Pig and the Sheep A Pig found his way into a meadow where a flock of Sheep were grazing. The shepherd caught him, and…

Walt Whitman: I Sing the Body Electric

I Sing the Body ElectricPart 1I sing the body electric, The armies of those I love engirth me and I engirth them, They will not let me off till I go with them, respond to them, And discorrupt …

Brewer's: Android

An automaton figure of a human being (Greek, andros-eidos, a man's likeness). One of the most famous of these machines is that by M. Vaucanson, called the flute-player. The chess-player by …

Christina Rossetti: A Dream

A DreamSonnetOnce in a dream (for once I dreamed of you) We stood together in an open field; Above our heads two swift-winged pigeons wheeled, Sporting at ease and courting full in view. W…

Amy Lowell: Dreams

DreamsI do not care to talk to you although Your speech evokes a thousand sympathies, And all my being's silent harmonies Wake trembling into music. When you go It is as if some sudden, dre…

Poems: A Dream

by WilliamBlakeInfant JoyOn Another's SorrowA Dream Once a dream did weave a shade O'er my angel-guarded bed, That an emmet lost its way Where on grass methought I lay. Troubled,…