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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
Just like the title says, how many languages can you speak? Actually fluent in, not counting bits and pieces. 1,2,3 or...
Jul10-14 10:11 PM
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history, references Sticky Thread Pinned: History References ( 1 2)
There is a thread about references in every forum, so i will start by posting this. Feel free to add to this list...
Jan22-13 09:22 PM
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literature, resources Sticky Thread Pinned: Literature Resources ( 1 2)
I have some decent links that are worth sharing. First off, the Perseus Project is an absolute must-have. You can...
Jul25-11 07:43 PM
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I'm looking for some kind of reference/guide book for the U.S. constitution. I actually don't know exactly what I'm...
Jul19-14 06:29 PM
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anyone have any good books or info on the origins of shambhala before I get it tattooed on myself?:confused: been...
Jul8-14 11:25 PM
George Jones
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Hi, I want to discuss the non-european members of Warsaw, Pact Eastern Bloc and Comecon. For example, whati is the...
Jul1-14 02:28 AM
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Yes, yes I did my homework - I googled this and got many results but none seem to answer my query. I am not a...
Jun27-14 07:15 AM
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The official name was the National Socialist Democratic Workers Party. However this is of no use. They certainly...
Jun24-14 05:46 PM
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Stop by every day to see a fun historical science fact for that day.
Jun15-14 09:00 AM
Greg Bernhardt
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In this article from City Journal, the writer Heather MacDonald states the following: "The American Founders drew on...
Jun9-14 04:19 AM
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why do we have an all seeing eye on the dollar bill?
Jun3-14 02:54 PM
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Although it is usually stated and taught that Maxwell developed pretty faithfully Faraday's views and experimental...
Jun3-14 12:25 AM
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Fisherman nets 4,000-year-old pagan figurine ...
May28-14 04:10 PM
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Hello, In my investigation of colonies in the new world, I noticed the trend that the only nations that had...
May26-14 11:07 PM
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I might be considered a crackpot for asking this question, so please don't make jokes out my question. I simply...
May21-14 07:25 PM
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Thursday (May 16) was the birthday of one of the first well-known female mathematicians of the Western world. Maria...
May17-14 04:50 AM
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I've got a term paper due in a couple of weeks and I need to find a historical physicist to write it about. The paper...
May13-14 10:26 PM
Vanadium 50
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May 11, 2014 is the centennial of the death of Daniel De Leon (1852-1914), the prominent North American socialist of...
May10-14 03:43 PM
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In fifteen days, America will be celebrating Christopher Columbus's arrival in 1492. Does it deserve to be...
May10-14 12:54 PM
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Why is separation of earth and sky so common in different mythologies around the world? EDIT: Sorry about my poor...
May8-14 01:52 AM
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Galileo was convicted of heresy and blasphemy for his heliocentric model. However, during the trial, wouldn't...
Dec30-13 07:08 PM
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1. Alexander the Great 2. Frederick the Great 3. Napoleon Bonaparte 4. Julius Caesar 5. Hannibal
Dec12-13 04:39 PM
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Most of the wars and battles that took place happened because of fight for natural resources, right? Could these wars...
Dec1-13 08:30 AM
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I was wondering why didn't both America and the USSR stop at non-deliverable nuclear bombs? I mean if making decisions...
Dec1-13 08:09 AM
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I listened to NPR's Freshair program last night. The host, Terry Gross, interviewed author Stephen Kinzer about his...
Oct17-13 06:26 PM
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This subject was inspired by When the USA Two Party System Broke Down, but I didn't want to clutter that thread with...
Sep29-13 03:54 PM
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This topic is about history of physics so I decided to post it in general physics section but it would be nice to have...
Sep25-13 06:46 AM
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1852! Slavery had been a big issue for decades and wasn’t getting resolved. Uncle Tom’s Cabin was published that...
Sep25-13 06:33 AM
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Hey. I'm currently studying philosophy of physics and was looking around to find something I need. Basically I'm...
Sep24-13 10:01 PM
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I just finished Reza Aslan's Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. It takes the view of examining the life...
Sep20-13 07:28 PM
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(This was split off from this thread - ) I have for many, many...
Aug22-13 04:03 PM
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the rivers he crossed while carrying a rifle. Frank Moore is a long time family friend. He is a second father to both...
Aug22-13 02:27 PM
Greg Bernhardt
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The Battle of Gettysburg was the decisive battle of the American Civil War, fought from July 1 to July3, 1863 just...
Aug12-13 10:31 PM
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I just finished reading this book: which...
Jul19-13 08:10 PM
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I just got done reading, "A Study in Scarlet," the very first Sherlock Holmes story (novella). In it, Doyle...
Jul9-13 12:43 AM
Simon Bridge
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Hi PF members! I've recently been working on an image (see attached thumbnail) in which I try to include the most...
Apr24-13 05:56 AM
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What was the impact of Max Plank's solution to the Ultraviolet Catastrophe on the Quantum Theory? Who do you think...
Apr21-13 01:25 AM
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When humans started settling they divided tasks like farming, building etc. And perhaps then each profession was...
Apr9-13 11:12 PM
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I'm curious about two things. Why did Einstein's 1905 paper contain no citations? Nowadays most papers have one or two...
Apr9-13 01:32 AM
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(Note: This is probably the wrong place for this, but I wasn't sure where to post this) What are some examples of...
Apr9-13 01:09 AM
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Heliocentrism is a main example of how a physical law changed due to the Copernican Principle - that is, that we as...
Apr5-13 07:32 AM
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There is a YouTube of Adan Sanchez performing this song. Did he write the song? If not, does anyone know the author?...
Mar23-13 08:41 AM
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Here is some of mine... I wish you'll give me yours. Novels : William Faulkner - Sanctuary Robert Musil - The...
Feb17-13 02:52 PM
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