Results for tag: history

The hidden history of London’s railings

Fascinating. And makes you wonder how many other historical artifacts are recycled in plain sight

Published on the 12th of December, 2017 Read full post

Terrorism is not new

From the NY Times: The First Global Terrorists Were Anarchists in the 1890s

Published on the 4th of May, 2016 Read full post

The heads of Presidents Park

The US is the land of roadside attractions. One of those was the, short-lived, Presidents Park in Virginia; an open-air park where visitors could amble among giant presidents' heads.

Published on the 15th of February, 2016 Read full post

Coffee Tastes Different in the UK and the US

Coffee, once you step outside the world of simply drinking it and start actually tasting it, is a world of many descriptors, some different depending on the culture.

Published on the 18th of October, 2015 Read full post

Newtendo Entertainment System

Time to dust off another piece of hardware. Newtendo emulates the good old NES on your Apple Newton.

Linked on the 13th of February, 2004 Details

Slate: The Bellicose Curve

The history of US wars based on faulty intelligence.

Linked on the 4th of February, 2004 Details