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  • History Roundup 108 including Mystery Mayan Ash and Dog Bites Mammoth May 31, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups , trackback


    Today’s post is the Index Prize (already won by Dennis) and today’s links…

    1) More Portuguese First in Australia: ‘a boy stumbled upon…’

    2) Queen Victoria’s Book Plate: majestic

    3) The Longitude Prize: and win ten million

    4) Mystery Mayan Ash: how to explain Mayan pottery

    5) Urethral Syringe for Veneral Diseases: all rusty…

    6) Domesticated Dogs Extinct Mammoth: Man’s bloodiest friend

    7) Stone Age Camp: at Battersea!

    8) German Corpse Factory: WW1

    9) Robert Burns Bipolar? Credible

    10) Viking King Skeleton: in Lothian

    11) Plastic Surgeon Hero: a statue and his story

    and from the archives!

    12) Suger’s Sherbert Holder (far travelled object)

    Other links: Archaeology, Anthropology and Interstellar Communication (NASA pdf), Battlefield Band, Lovers and Friends (lovely lyrics if you can put up with the fiddles) and trying to unsee things (perception problems).