Moby Dick: God help thee, old man, thy thoughts have created a creature in thee; and he whose intense thinking thus makes him a Prometheus; a vulture feeds upon his heart forever; that vulture the very creature he creates.
Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B
Cigarette cartons with Alice Kober's hand cut notes on Linear B inscriptions. "She turned herself into the world's leading expert on Linear B. It was she who was working hundreds of hours with a slide rule sitting at her dining table… a cigarette burning at her elbow, poring over the few published inscriptions, looking and looking for patterns." Click through for fascinating story.