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August 29 in history

708 Copper coins were minted in Japan for the first time.

1350  Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeated a Castilian fleet of 40 ships. 654 more words

Jefferson or Hyacinth Bean...

Plant and Stand Back!

Don’t have a green thumb? I think I have found the answer.

Early this summer, on a trip to Thomas Jefferson’s summer home, Poplar Forest, I picked up a package of seeds from the gift shop. 628 more words

Natural History

Woman Rescued From Stockton Slough Full Of Hyacinth

STOCKTON (CBS13) – Crews rescued a woman from a Stockton slough overflowing with hyacinth Wednesday morning.

The scene was near South Lincoln and Lafayette Streets. 110 more words

News

Against the Odds

What are our chances?

      Slim to none, on a good day.

Then let's work with "slim."

The Daily Post weekly photo challenge: Narrow

Photography

7 million tulips

I’ve always wanted to see the tulip fields in the Netherlands. I had this image in my mind of what it would be like and it looked something… 571 more words

Europe

Behind the Rain, Tears of Eros and Cirebon by Paul Schütze

There’s nothing like learning a new skill to increase your admiration one hundred-fold for those who execute it at a high level. Recently I’ve been dabbling in art and so now when I see what experienced artists can produce, it fills me with awe. 591 more words

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