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  • Happy Chemehuevi Trails

    Some years ago I acquired a folio or large-sized Edward S. Curtis photogravure titled “A Home in the Mesquite — Chemehuevi” (1924). Read more

    The 20 July 2014 by   Cris
    PHILOSOPHY, DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Book Review – Martian Manhunter: Son of Mars by John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake

    Martian Manhunter: Son of Mars begins with him recounting his tragic past and how he came to be the last son of Mars. But then people keep dying, and all the... Read more

    The 20 July 2014 by   Manofyesterday
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, CULTURE
  • Cupboards-full of Roman Wall

    Eager to protect Londinium, the Romans built a wall around the city at the turn of the 3rd century, and kept working on it for the next 200 years. Read more

    The 20 July 2014 by   Carolineld
    DESTINATIONS, CULTURE
  • Book Review – Duma Key by Stephen King

    Edgar Freemantle is a successful businessman whose life takes a shocking and drastic turn when he suffers an accident that causes him to lose an arm. Read more

    The 19 July 2014 by   Manofyesterday
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, CULTURE
  • Random Superstitions

    Sometimes, when making decisions, it’s better not to decide. Or, when faced with a choice, to choose on the basis of chance. When the set of possible outcomes... Read more

    The 18 July 2014 by   Cris
    PHILOSOPHY, DEBATE, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Sleeping Beauty’s Daughter – Émilie De Sainte-Amaranthe

    Emilie de Sainte-Amaranthe.Sadly, not much is known about Émilie, who was reputed to be one of the most beautiful women in Paris in the early 1790s. Read more

    The 18 July 2014 by   Mmeguillotine
    CULTURE, BOOKS
  • Charlotte Corday and the Murder of Marat

    At 7am on the morning of Sunday, the 13th July 1793, a young woman, just twenty five years of age, with neatly arranged curling chestnut hair and clear blue eye... Read more

    The 17 July 2014 by   Mmeguillotine
    CULTURE, BOOKS
  • Ancient Egypt Clothing Video

    The ancient Egyptians both men and women wore linen clothes all throughout the hot weather. The men wore short skirts around their waists called kilts, while th... Read more

    The 16 July 2014 by   Egyking
    CULTURE
  • Research Completed at LPISM in 1988 – Reproduced and Extended in 2014

    The author in his laboratory at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine. Originally published in Science Digest, June 1986.[Guest post written by... Read more

    The 16 July 2014 by   Scarc
    SCIENCE
  • Bastille Day Books!

    The Storming of the Bastille, Singleton. Photo: Christie’s.Happy Bastille Day!Ah, it’s that time of the year when people better organised than my husband and I... Read more

    The 14 July 2014 by   Mmeguillotine
    CULTURE, BOOKS

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