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Years Shackleton's Were Rescued From Paperblog Pick in History

100 Years Ago Shackleton's Men Were Rescued From the Ice

Yesterday marked an auspicious day in the annals of exploration. It was exactly 100 years to the day since Ernest Shackleton's men were rescued from the ice in the Antarctic after ... Read more

Akhenaten Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. Paperblog Pick in History

Akhenaten – An Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh.

Akhenaten was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who reigned about 3,500 years ago. He made some major, but rather short-lived changes to various aspects of ancient Egyptian culture, the... Read more


  • Book of the Month: The Psychology of Radio

    Book Month: Psychology Radio

    Contributed by Cathy Faye.I listen to the radio every week. In fact, I listen to it a lot. Mostly National Public Radio. On my weekly commute, I catch up with... Read more

    The 22 September 2016 by   Chp
  • The Story of Deer Flat Ranch

    Story Deer Flat Ranch

    A map of the California coastline pasted by Pauling into one of his research notebooks and annotated to show his property and that of his neighbors. Read more

    The 21 September 2016 by   Scarc
  • Ghost Signs (123): Light Capsules

    Ghost Signs (123): Light Capsules

    The dilemma of ghost sign restoration is beautifully resolved in Light Capsules, a collaboration between designer and artist Craig Winslow and Sam Roberts of... Read more

    The 19 September 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Electrical Moderne

    Electrical Moderne

    Tucked behind a residential street in Woking is a small concrete building. It has an Art Deco look, not unattractive but not obviously exciting. However, the... Read more

    The 18 September 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Farewell to Balz Frei

    Farewell Balz Frei

    Next week, a new school year will start here at Oregon State University. And with it, for the first time since 1997, the Linus Pauling Institute will enter... Read more

    The 14 September 2016 by   Scarc
  • Open House Inspiration

    Open House Inspiration

    Spoiled for choice by the 750 buildings welcoming visitors on Saturday and Sunday for Open House London? I'm not about to attempt a definitive guide or... Read more

    The 14 September 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Bovril Castle

    Bovril Castle

    Conveniently close to central London, with a village ambience and select developments, Dulwich appealed to many nineteenth-century industrialists. Read more

    The 10 September 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Normal Expression of Human Beta-Actin (Cloned at LPISM) Acts as a Tumor...

    Normal Expression Human Beta-Actin (Cloned LPISM) Acts Tumor Suppressor Novel Hypothesis

    [Guest post written by John Leavitt, Ph.D., retired Senior Scientist at LPISM in Palo Alto CA from 1981 to 1988; living in Woodstock CT. Read more

    The 06 September 2016 by   Scarc
  • Uncovered on Middlesex Street

    Uncovered Middlesex Street

    Until recently, 56 Middlesex Street, E1 looked something like this (courtesy of Google Streetview. Covered in bright merchandise, its cheap and cheerful facade... Read more

    The 06 September 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Dr. Boder and the Missing Songs

    Boder Missing Songs

    Contributed by Jon EndresIn my job as the main media digitization person here at the Cummings Center, I have the opportunity to hear and see things that... Read more

    The 02 September 2016 by   Chp