This Week: I learned the definition of the word "potpourri" from Jeopardy! Just like Potent Potables. Amazing what sticks with you over the years. Something Interesting: Polygamy, Human Sacrifices, and Steel – Why the Aztecs Were Awesome This reminds me of Hardcore History in its length, attention to detail, and earnestness. It's a summary of Cortes' conquest of the Aztecs with far more detail than any history class in high school. It goes deep into Aztec society, deep into the conquistadors, and deep into the actual invasion.