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  • History Roundup 29: including God Food March 5, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback

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    Today’s Beachcombing post is on WW2 magic

    1) God Food: ambrose et alia

    2) How Not to Commit A Perfect Murder: c. 1880

    3) Nazi Jet Plane: thank god not around in 1940

    4) What Really Happened to the Library of Alexandria: blame Caesar!

    5) 1879 UFO?: over New York

    6) Did Neanderthals Talk: or sing…

    7) the Spotted Boy: 19 century piebald (old piece but interesting!)

    8) At the Switchboard c. 1900: brief but good

    9) Drake’s Coin in Canada: Vancouver Island!

    10) America’s First Melting Pot: on the Mississippi

    11) 19 Century Greek Fire in Athens: weird, would be interesting to know more

    Other links: love theme (cinema paradiso), 10 handy phrases for bluffing your way in the Ukraine crisis, fairy news, and more on central Asian wildmen from the big study.