Monthly Archives: March 2014

Color Photography from Russia in the Early 1900. The Russian Imperial anthem, “God Save the Tsar.”

A rare voice recording of the Emperor Nicholas II, during the parade of His Imperial Majesty’s Grenadier Corps in honour of the birthday of the Sovereign. Photos: Color Photography from Russia in the Early 1900′s The photographs of Russian chemist … Continue reading

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A criticism of the history lesson in the first new Cosmos

From: Dr. Juan E Cabanela Ph.D. Date: Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 5:08 PM Subject: A criticism of the history lesson in the first new Cosmos As an astronomer, I found the science generally good although the asteroid field and Kuiper … Continue reading

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The Father of Bitcoin Found Living in California

Bitcoin was created by Satoshi Nakamoto <more> Temple City  Los Angeles’s San Gabriel foothills in CA hole up in the family home and leave his estimated $400 million of Bitcoin riches untouched. At the age of 23, after graduating from California State Polytechnic University, he … Continue reading

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The Calypsonians of Panama

The Calypsonians of Panama The Hot Cool of Panamanian Calypso   Leslie George Ethnomusicology professor Leslie George founded Grupo Amistad in 1990 with four members, which later ballooned to eight, featuring a guitar, bass, conga drum, ukulele and saxophones.   … Continue reading

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GLAM and the Free World

GLAM and the Free World Cory Doctorow, UK Museums and the Web remarks There’s a little apocryphal story about that may perhaps speak to you as museum-folk, and it goes like this: * The state of Roman metallurgical science determined … Continue reading

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