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By: BaltimoreBrian , 2:26 AM GMT on March 03, 2017

Note: I will take down this blog on the evening of April 2nd. Feel free to bookmark science and history links you see here before then.

NEWS

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Bloomsberg News Sustainability Page

BBC News Science and Environment section

Neven's Arctic Sea Ice Blog

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Politico.com Climate Change Section


NBC News science page

NASA Goddard Youtube

AllAfrica.com Climate

Almost all images in comments can be expanded.

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History sources I use.

Old English Wordhord (Old English word of the day)

Damian Kempf, University of Liverpool, posts many bizarre medieval images with sardonic commentary and captions.

Dr. Caitlin Green, historian.

Discarding Images, another twitter with many interesting medieval images.

Michael Beschloss, American historian and the source of most of my American History images.

Dr. Susan Oosthuizen posts a lot of historic artifacts--also links to history articles I don't usually link.

Clerk of Oxford Eleanor Parker posts mostly about medieval texts--sermons, songs and poems.

Dr. Sophie Hay, Roman historian

Carole Madge, Roman Historian

Public Domain Review, historical oddities

British Library (medieval), a source of historical items.

Irish Archaeology


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1006. BaltimoreBrian
2:36 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
The current figure would be negative without immigration. Sustained rapid economic growth will be very difficult. Although, if employers tried raising real wages and salaries, it would increase labor participation. Will that really happen? Probably not.

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1005. BaltimoreBrian
2:27 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
George Tames's famous series 'The Johnson Treatment' (LBJ and senator Theodore Green), 1957

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1004. BaltimoreBrian
2:26 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King with Harry Belafonte at end of Selma to Montgomery March, evening of March 24, 1965

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1003. BaltimoreBrian
1:37 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Every generation brings a new definition of masculinity and femininity that manifests itself in children's dress Until World War I, it was customary for young boys to wear dresses until they were 6 to 7 years old. Below is Franklin Delano Roosevelt, age 2.

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1002. BaltimoreBrian
1:31 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
The long, bony, middle finger of Galileo Galilei kept enshrined at the Florence History of Science Museum. Is it extended upward showing his opinion of his detractors?

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1001. BaltimoreBrian
1:25 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
17 year old corrects NASA data error #thekidsareallright
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1000. BaltimoreBrian
1:22 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Happy Birthday Harry Houdini! Born March 24, 1874. Hear the only known recording of his voice, made October 29, 1914.

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999. BaltimoreBrian
1:18 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Birds from The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands (1754). by Mark Catesby and George Edwards. The real title is a paragraph long, as you can see inside link. Many more images inside.

A pied-billed grebe caught inspecting his foot.



Bald eagle capturing a fish



The Carolina Parrot (also called the Carolina Parakeet), now extinct.

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998. BaltimoreBrian
1:08 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
46 years of terrorist attacks in Europe, visualized Every terrorist attack in Europe from 1970 to 2015. From 1970-2015: 4,724 people died from bombings. 2,588 from assassinations. 2,365 from assaults. 548 from hostage situations. 159 from hijackings. 114 from building attacks. Total confirmed dead 10,498. Thousands more wounded.
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997. BaltimoreBrian
1:05 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Snails kissing, from the Chalon book of hours, 15th century.

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996. BaltimoreBrian
1:03 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
And now a musical interlude after that rough chess game, from the Chalon book of hours, 15th century.

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995. BaltimoreBrian
1:00 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Weekend Plans from Game and Playe of the Chesse, 1474 AD. This game looks serious.

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994. BaltimoreBrian
12:59 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Technicolor version, from Marco Polo, Le Livre des merveilles, version by Odoric de Pordenone, Bibliothèque nationale de France, 1410 - 1412 AD.

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993. BaltimoreBrian
12:53 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Monkey doctor examining an owl, book of hours, Arras, France c. 1296 - 1311 AD.

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992. BaltimoreBrian
12:49 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Depiction of Mambres with a book, from the Cotton manuscript Tiberius B V/1, compiled between 1066 - 1154 AD (after the Norman Conquest but before King Henry II began his reign)

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991. BaltimoreBrian
12:46 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
End of Gospel excerpts and beginning of a prayer of Gregory the Great, with an illuminated initial, from the Book of Nunnaminster, Mercia, presented to King Offa (reigned 757 - 796 AD, birthdate unknown). Book was made in Africa, before the Islamic conquest of Tunisia in 698 AD.

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990. BaltimoreBrian
12:43 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Detail of canon tables, from the Royal Bible, Canterbury England, early 9th century

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989. BaltimoreBrian
12:41 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
'Haha' and 'hehe' have denoted laughter in English for more than 1,000 years. From the Harley manuscript 3271, a grammar text, early 11th century.





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988. BaltimoreBrian
12:37 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
A strange creature eating the letter 'O', from the Harley MS 628, 14th century.

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987. BaltimoreBrian
12:34 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Knights and ladies riding to a London tournament, from an edition of Jean Froissart's Chronicles, produced 1470-1472 AD. Jean Froissart (1337 - 1405).

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986. BaltimoreBrian
12:30 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Medieval depiction of a camel, from the Rochester Bestiary, second quarter of 13th century.

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985. BaltimoreBrian
12:26 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Ruin of Easkey castle (also known as Roslee castle), county Sligo, Ireland. Completed 1207 AD, abandoned in 1500s, although the tower was used as a lookout post in World War II.

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984. BaltimoreBrian
12:19 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Evocative photo of the ruins of Nemea, Greece, where Hercules was said to have fought the Nemean lion as one of his 12 labors.

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983. BaltimoreBrian
12:16 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
The perfect symmetry of the Artemision, bronze c. 460 BC, Archaeological Museum, Athens



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982. BaltimoreBrian
12:14 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
More destruction by ISIS revealed in Palmyra (with video)
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981. BaltimoreBrian
12:12 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
Playing cricket in top hats, 1909

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980. BaltimoreBrian
12:03 AM GMT on March 25, 2017
A recently discovered statue of Pharaoh Akhenaten's mother. Pharaoh Akhenaten reigned from c. 1352 BC to 1335 BC (the chronologies differ by a year or two)

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979. BaltimoreBrian
11:58 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Ruin of the amphitheater of Lucus Feroniae, 30 km north of Rome

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978. BaltimoreBrian
11:56 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Roman road from Pompeii to Saepinum, a suburb of Pompeii, looking outward toward the city gate of Pompeii from within city.

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977. BaltimoreBrian
11:53 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
A hitching stone attached to a wall, from Pompeii

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976. BaltimoreBrian
11:50 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Crowned virgin (fragment of medieval stained glass) from St. Philip and St. James church, Tarrington England. From the first reign of King Edward IV (reigned twice, from 1461 - 1470 AD and from 1471 - 1483 AD). Note that the name of the church is St. Philip and St. James, it is one church.

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975. BaltimoreBrian
11:45 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Walter Hilton of Thurgarton, Augustinian Canon and mystic who died March 24, 1396 - wrote medieval 'best-sellers'. Birthdate unknown but probably in early 1340s.

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974. BaltimoreBrian
11:41 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Endpaper illustration from the Kelmscott edition of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, from 1896. Not 'newly' anymore, but beautiful!

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973. BaltimoreBrian
11:38 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Photograph of George Henry Evans, Thames River Postman, delivering to vessels near Tower Bridge, 1900.

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972. BaltimoreBrian
11:34 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Beautifully carved horse scratches its ear on a 16th century pew end at West Walton, Norfolk.

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971. BaltimoreBrian
11:27 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
A face from medieval Lincolnshire, sculpted as the handle of a glazed ware jug, c. 1300 AD.

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970. BaltimoreBrian
11:26 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Ex libris, c. 700 AD: Cuthsuuithae boec thaerae abbatissan (a book of Abbess Cuthswith)

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969. BaltimoreBrian
11:24 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Oldest Jewish Cemetery Discovered in Rome (1300 - 1600 AD). 38 grave markers discovered.

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968. BaltimoreBrian
11:21 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
The Cotton MS Nero E I/2 manuscript has been completely digitized. From 1050 - 1150 AD.

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967. BaltimoreBrian
11:18 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Medieval mini-courses: Geometry 101: from the Bibl. mun., ms. 0221, Aimens, France, 13th century. Many more geometry illustrations inside link.

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966. BaltimoreBrian
11:15 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
The disintegrating 19th century Lincolnshire County Lunatic Asylum

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965. BaltimoreBrian
11:14 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Queen Emma, wife of King Æthelred and later Canutus Rex, receives a copy of the Encomium she commisioned, illustration from the Encomium Emmae Regime, c. 1040 AD.

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964. BaltimoreBrian
11:11 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
The Psalter of St Caimín, named for Caimín (birthdate unknown, died 644 AD) whose feast day is March 24, dates to c. 1100 AD.

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963. BaltimoreBrian
11:07 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
FDR signed Social Security Act in 1935: Ida May Fuller (1874 - 1975) of Vermont was first recipient of monthly payment of $22.54 on January 31, 1940.

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962. BaltimoreBrian
11:05 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
When LBJ signed Medicare act, he gave first card to Harry Truman, in 1965.

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961. BaltimoreBrian
11:03 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
JFK calls for national health care for senior citizens, Madison Square Garden, 1962.

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960. BaltimoreBrian
11:02 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Harry Truman defends his health care proposals "Nobody is working for socialized medicine", April 12, 1949.

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958. BaltimoreBrian
10:26 PM GMT on March 24, 2017
Old English word of the day: wæfer-geornness - eagerness to see sights. Pronounced "WAV-er-YAY-orn-ness".
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957. BaltimoreBrian
2:32 AM GMT on March 24, 2017
Baltimore will have fewer inhabitants in 2020 than it did in 1920 (733,826).

Baltimore City population

July 1, 2015: 621,402

July 1, 2016: 614,664
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956. BaltimoreBrian
2:20 AM GMT on March 24, 2017
White House interior during gut-reconstruction under Harry Truman, 1950.

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