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Knitting in the 1920s

If you are familiar with some of my earlier posts, then you know that knitting is a personal hobby of mine that has crossed over into the realm of my academic research interests. 248 more words


Map: Comparative Health Rating for Sections of Detroit 1920-1921

In 1922, the health of Detroit was marked by a spike in measles cases. Infant mortality was through the roof at 87.6 deaths per 1,000 births. 18 more words


Carnamadra - hidden treasure

Told to Eileen Fallon, Kinvara by Patrick Fallon (abridged)

It is believed that there is a treasure of gold hidden in Carnamadra, which is a little village situated about three miles form the town of Kinvara. 255 more words

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Adapting Stephen King

As an avid Stephen King fan, 2017-2018 is going to be an exciting year with monumental movie adaptations. The sheer amount of popular adaptations is enough to make fans giddy, but what interests me is a new approach to bringing books to life, while remaining faithful to the source and even propelling it forward. 444 more words

Film Review: Nosferatu (1922)

Also known as: Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens, lit. Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (Germany)
Release Date: March 4th, 1922 (Germany)
Directed by: F. W. 508 more words



One of the crested hadrosaurs, this dinosaur has been the subject of controversy for quite some time.

Meaning of name: Almost/Near Crested Lizard

Species: Parasaurolophus walkeri, Parasaurolophus cyrtocristatus and Parasaurolophus tibicen. 458 more words


Nanook of the North: Fiction or non?

There is a thin line between fiction and reality. William Rothman points out that “fiction films do bring real life to the screen”, as the subjects that are being filmed are real. 508 more words