Category Archives: History

Things That Make Me Smile No.170: Musical Steam

Steampunk functions on the premise that society remained on steam power rather than shifting to combustion engine designs as happened in our timeline. People often assume a fantastical element in some of the more mundane steam designs because they’ve never … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 05-17-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Innovation (Cancer Treatment) A new approach to cancer treatment is showing promising results where synthetic proteins are trained to attack cell behaviors present only in cancerous cells. http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2019/05/synthetic-biology-used-to-target-cancer-cells.html Courtesy (Pronouns) … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 05-03-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Analysis (History) A look at James C. Scott’s exploration of how history defines the line between so-called barbarians and farmers, and consequence of modern civilization that are often overlooked. https://newrepublic.com/article/145444/paleo-politics-what-made-prehistoric-hunter-gatherers-give-freedom-civilization … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-12-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Websites (Marketing) While looking at 2016 trends, this article brings up some good points on modern website design and its methodology gives pointers for evaluating sites that are more current. … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 04-05-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Ghost Stories (History) What we consider traditional ghost stories sprang into existence during the Victorian Era. This article looks at what factors brought this about. https://www.steampunkjournal.org/ghost-stories-victorian-literature/ Characters (Writing) A look … Continue reading

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