Category Archives: History

5 Interesting Links for 04-03-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Just for Fun (Entertainment) While I’m not one to follow many sports, I found this marble race entertaining for more than the track’s construction, which beyond elevation to produce momentum, … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 205: Automobile History

A little bit of mechanism and a lot of history in this short video profiling the oldest car still street legal in Germany, an 1894 Benz Victoria.

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The Electricity Fairy by Alex Mar

Loïe Fuller, or La Loïe, is the inventor of modern dance as we know it. She transfixed her audience through movement embellished with light and costume design. This short history reveals the moment where she takes a small, uncredited part … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-06-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Disability (Appearance) An important reminder about what disability can look like and the impact of even well-intentioned efforts to protect the disabled. (Via LifeGlider) https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/news-posts/2020/01/24/accessible-parking-placard-invisible-disabilities-public-education Marketing (Brand) This is a … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 02-21-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. World Building (Languages) While revealing an interesting bit of history in itself, this is an important aspect for authors to consider when writing fantasy and science fiction genres among others. … Continue reading

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