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Behold: science as seeing

The planet Jupiter. Observed 1 November 1880 at 9.30pm. From the Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings (1882) by Étienne Léopold Trouvelot. Courtesy The New York Public Library…
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Peparethos and its wine

We’ve heard from time to time that Skopelos, in its old form of Peparethos, was famous in the ancient world for its wine.

The Roman naturalist/historian… 922 more words


A Lost Sheep & The Tribes of Sarawak - KCH Part Two

Another week, another trip to KCH.

A cursory search on Expedia and FlyScoot.com yielded these incredible air fares during the middle of a week, and off I went! 705 more words


Ernie Pyle, 18 April 1945

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The only house he ever owned became, and remains, Albuquerque’s first branch library. A South Valley middle school bears his name, and his face once appeared on the cover of Time magazine. 974 more words


On This Day in History: May 21


Monday May 21, 2018: Wake up with a little of what happened on this day in history