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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


  • Ruins in the Woods

    Ruins Woods

    An old water mill lies in ruins, almost hidden in woodland. It can only be reached by descending a slightly precarious, steeply downhill route from the... Read more

    The 19 August 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Pauling in Memorium

    Pauling Memorium

    Linus Pauling Jr. speaking at his father’s memorial service, August 29, 1994.[Part 4 of 4]On August 29th, 1994, a memorial service planned by Pauling’s... Read more

    The 17 August 2016 by   Scarc
  • The First (Faux) Shock Felt ’round the World

    First (Faux) Shock Felt ’round World

    Contributed by Charity SmithIn July 1961, in a basement in New Haven, Connecticut, newly-minted psychologist Stanley Milgram gave the prod for the first (faux)... Read more

    The 16 August 2016 by   Chp
  • The End of Pauling’s Life

    Pauling’s Life

    Linus Pauling giving an interview at Deer Flat Ranch, September 1993.[Part 3 of 4]After a sigmoidoscopy in 1993 revealed that Linus Pauling’s rectal tumor was... Read more

    The 10 August 2016 by   Scarc
  • A Little Lambeth Mystery

    Little Lambeth Mystery

    At the end of Hooks Newsagent on Kennington Road, a short walk from Lambeth North tube station, is a puzzling plaque. Fixed above a window, it reads 'St JMs'.... Read more

    The 09 August 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Doha, Shining Jewel of Qatar

    Doha, Shining Jewel Qatar

    The shining jewel of Qatar, Doha is a multicultural city, home to most of the country's population as well as expatriate communities from a range of backgrounds. Read more

    The 04 August 2016 by   Egyking
  • Pauling’s Cancer

    Pauling’s Cancer

    Medical Tribune, September 10, 1992.[An examination of the final years of Linus Pauling’s life. Part 2 of 4.]In February 1992, Linus Pauling announced publicly... Read more

    The 02 August 2016 by   Scarc
  • Last Relief

    Last Relief

    Rusty, poster-covered, on an unlovely section of Parisian road outside La Santé prison, this construction isn't much competition for Notre Dame or the Eiffel... Read more

    The 01 August 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Pauling’s Final Years

    Pauling’s Final Years

    Pauling posing at lower campus, Oregon Agricultural College, ca. 1917.[An examination of the end of Linus Pauling’s life, part 1 of 4]In 1917, at sixteen years... Read more

    The 27 July 2016 by   Scarc
  • Ancient Egyptian Jobs

    Ancient Egyptian Jobs

    Occupations of ancient Egyptians depended heavily on their social structure. Many jobs were available to them because they had a well ordered society. Many... Read more

    The 27 July 2016 by   Egyking