I always wanted to study archaeology and dig things up, does that count? And I love anything to do with space. Hey, when you're a child of the sixties, you grow up expecting things like moon bases and personal jetpacks as a matter of course.
My little geekette was just gifted with books 1-10 of the Book of Popular Science,from 50's-60's, and she's estatic.Nice to see the kid growing up right. May I suggest a couple of webcomics sure to delight the science geek in us all?
Girl Genius-Steampunk mad science, by the incomparable Phil and Kaja Foglio.
Narbonic-How can one not like a mad scientist who dots the i in evil with a little pink heart? 6 years of archives online.
A Miracle of Science.-Outer space,police detective mad science.Lots of robots and a sentient planet.Also archived online.
I think I'm going to have to do this swap.