Category Archives: History

5 Interesting Links for 06-26-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Steampunk (Art) Artist Tammie Wales shares some of her beautiful steampunk art painted with coffee instead of traditional paints. https://www.boredpanda.com/it-takes-hours-to-paint-steampunk-art-using-real-coffee/ Preventative (Health Care) There have been many attempts to provide … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 216: Behind the Walls of Big Ben

My mom sent me a clipped version of this introduction to the architecture and mechanics of Big Ben because she knows how much I enjoy mechanisms. Well, architecture is only mechanisms with mortar, so I’m sharing the full-length piece. It’s … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 06-05-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Textile (Art) UK artist Helen Thompson uses vintage textiles to give her dog sculptures the appearance of life and to provoke an emotional reaction. https://www.boredpanda.com/textile-dog-sculptures-holy-smoke-helen-thompson/ Doctors (History) The image of … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 05-29-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Pompeii and Herculaneum (Ancient History) The British Museum attempted to bring the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum to life in its 2013 exhibit by using archeological discoveries to recreate … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 05-22-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Coins (Ancient History) Coins can give insight into the time of their minting as demonstrated in the examination of coins minted to commemorate the Bar Kokhba rebellion when Jews rebelled … Continue reading

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