Category Archives: History

5 Interesting Links for 08-04-2017

Creativity (Charity) A non-profit organization makes the cos-play dreams of children in wheelchairs come true. Click the link to the organization in the article to see more of their creative endeavors. http://fanboyplanet.com/sdcc-2017-magic-cosplay-from-magic-wheelchair/ GIMP Technique (Graphic Art) I generally use the … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-07-2017

Curiosities (Reading) Questions of format have always been an issue, as this collection of miniature books shows. http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/miniature-books-iowa-antique Discrimination (Society) Just as they have now determined bullying has life-long impact, so too is research finding systematic racism in the US … Continue reading

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Pondering Patriotism on the Fourth of July: Perspective of a Diplomat’s Daughter

I grew up a little differently than most Americans. I remember watching the Marines fold the consulate flag when dark fell. The flag was huge, though I think the embassy flags are larger, and it took a lot of them … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 06-16-2017

Origins (Archaeology) The discovery and dating of Homo sapiens fossils in Morocco implies a very different origin story for modern humans than the current theories. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/07/science/human-fossils-morocco.html Sociology (Finances) A look at how the common savings advice focuses on something irrelevant … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-28-2017

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Research (Genetics) I knew that chickens sometimes spontaneously grew teeth, but researchers have figured out the protein cluster responsible for beaks and successfully suppressed it to cause a dinosaur snout … Continue reading

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