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  • Ghost Signs (120): Alabaster

    Ghost Signs (120): Alabaster

    This sign in Welling, like the previous one in Tottenham Court Road, isn't really a ghost sign as it's not painted onto the wall. Read more

    The 10 February 2016 by   Carolineld
    DESTINATIONS, CULTURE
  • Pauling’s Nobel Nominators: Chemistry, 1949-1954; Medicine,1953

    Pauling’s Nobel Nominators: Chemistry, 1949-1954; Medicine,1953

    Linus Pauling shaking hands with King Gustav at the 1954 Nobel Prize Ceremony. Stockholm, Sweden. Photo Credit: Text Bilder[Part 5 of 6]Today’s post focuses o... Read more

    The 10 February 2016 by   Scarc
    SCIENCE
  • Pauling’s Nobel Nominators: Chemistry, 1940-1948

    Pauling’s Nobel Nominators: Chemistry, 1940-1948

    The Nobel Ceremony, Stockholm, Sweden, December 10, 1954. Pauling stands at right. Image by Hans Malmberg.[Part 4 of 6]Linus Pauling was nominated at least... Read more

    The 03 February 2016 by   Scarc
    SCIENCE
  • Postman's Park (41): the Deadly Thames

    Postman's Park (41): Deadly Thames

    Given that the Thames was probably more polluted in the nineteenth century than it is today, its popularity as a place to swim is a testament both to the... Read more

    The 31 January 2016 by   Carolineld
    DESTINATIONS, CULTURE
  • Board Game Review – Legendary: Marvel Secret Wars Vol 1 & 2

    Board Game Review Legendary: Marvel Secret Wars

    I finally got my hands on volume 2 of Secret Wars last week and I’ve played through with all the new content so here’s my review of both the latest sets! Read more

    The 28 January 2016 by   Manofyesterday
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, CULTURE
  • Now Accepting Applications for 2016 Resident Scholars

    Accepting Applications 2016 Resident Scholars

    The Oregon State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Research Center (SCARC) is pleased to announce that applications are once again being... Read more

    The 27 January 2016 by   Scarc
    SCIENCE
  • What's in a Sign?

    What's Sign?

    Shaped to fit the corner of a building (if not its drainpipe), a rather fine cast-iron sign complete with finials adorns a house in rural Brittany. Read more

    The 27 January 2016 by   Carolineld
    DESTINATIONS, CULTURE
  • Postman's Park (40): Holiday Danger

    Postman's Park (40): Holiday Danger

    The nineteenth century saw the beginning of annual holidays for working people. However, such vacations posed their own dangers, not least by taking people to... Read more

    The 24 January 2016 by   Carolineld
    DESTINATIONS, CULTURE
  • Pauling’s Nobel Peace Prize

    Pauling’s Nobel Peace Prize

    New York Times, October 11, 1963.[Part 3 of 6]On October 10, 1963, Linus Pauling received word that he was to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Read more

    The 20 January 2016 by   Scarc
    SCIENCE
  • At Sixes and Sevens in Skinners' Hall

    Sixes Sevens Skinners' Hall

    The Worshipful Company of Skinners represented an industry which was once seen as essential, today as controversial: the fur trade. Read more

    The 20 January 2016 by   Carolineld
    DESTINATIONS, CULTURE

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