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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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
arildno
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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
willbell
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Just like the title says, how many languages can you speak? Actually fluent in, not counting bits and pieces. 1,2,3 or...
Jul31-14 01:57 AM
Chronos
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Check these out. Add your favorites if you have some. Richard Wilbur was born in 1922 and in 2004 published his...
Aug5-11 08:47 PM
marcus
52 24,264
I was reading a book and at one time, reading the Story of the Constitution, by Sol Bloom, was required for imigrants...
Aug9-11 02:09 PM
WhoWee
2 5,330
Don't let the title fool you, the author of the "Vagina Monologues" lays out a vary raw depiction of her experience...
Aug11-11 08:47 PM
marcus
2 4,546
Germany marks 50 years since Berlin Wall (BBC) I was seven years old at the time, so the Berlin Wall was part of my...
Aug13-11 01:39 PM
Ivan Seeking
1 3,681
I get the impression that special relativity was "in the air", that others such as Poincare were working toward it...
Aug19-11 07:13 AM
harrylin
7 5,902
I have an old Mortar & Pestle made of stone Its heavy and is 4" across at top. Can you tell me anything about it,...
Aug28-11 10:37 AM
beck59
0 4,419
It seems the study of Evolution is always geared toward physical matter; but what about language? If we are so far...
Sep1-11 03:49 PM
Evo
13 5,004
or Why War is a losing proposition for all involved. ...
Sep5-11 05:30 PM
turbo
20 9,240
So my father and I were talking a few weeks ago and he brought up a question that he didn't understand. My father...
Sep5-11 09:58 PM
SW VandeCarr
23 17,538
The other night I was in a pub that has been converted from a disused church, they have kept the stained glass...
Sep12-11 11:46 AM
Evo
1 4,328
I just found recently this story from the 2WW. The Paris Muslims who saved Jews from the Nazis ...
Sep27-11 05:34 PM
tiny-tim
1 5,217
http://www.lifeprint.com/dictionary.htm this is a dictionary going from English to Sign (American Sign Language:...
Oct1-11 05:24 PM
marcus
0 6,115
Ah. I get it. Yes, well, it spread to PF, so... The standard definition of Conceptual Art back in the day was:...
Oct3-11 11:19 PM
murkyglow
16 9,415
According to Wikipedia in the progressive era the classics were removed from education. I know this isnít completely...
Oct8-11 12:33 PM
John Creighto
14 6,763
Hi Everyone, I am pulling my hair out trying to find the answer to this question. I went to the links posted links...
Oct13-11 01:41 AM
pituitrin
16 16,508
Just heard this line on a TV show that's been known to mix fact and fiction. When they do mention facts, however,...
Oct20-11 12:24 PM
Andre
9 6,841
Just another great video on youtube. Thought it was worth sharing. Sorry if it's a bit too sentimental or emotional....
Oct25-11 05:11 AM
mrPhysicsF
4 8,757
The invasion of Normandy was very bloody and as detailed in Saving Private Ryan very brutal with many casualties. My...
Nov9-11 02:08 AM
Borek
7 6,298
There are all these Feynman YouTubes. Does anybody have a full listing? Or a favorite 10 or 20 of them? Can you list...
Nov16-11 09:21 PM
zoobyshoe
1 5,341
Monarchy I will define as a system of government where the leaders are succeeded by their children or other family...
Dec24-11 07:19 PM
Spirit
21 9,427
Hello, I had heard from a friend that during World War II, Japan had openly broadcasted over the radios about...
Jan2-12 04:02 PM
SW VandeCarr
1 5,740
According to my newspaper, today is the traditional date of the birthday of Joan of Arc in 1412. It's generally...
Jan7-12 03:17 PM
SW VandeCarr
11 7,104
What would be the total contribution from Einstein's theory of relativity?
Jan12-12 07:34 AM
ZapperZ
8 5,928
In your opinion, who were the best-worst presidents? I consider the following factors: 1. I make sure I am as...
Feb5-12 12:19 AM
SW VandeCarr
1 5,329
As a child I was always freaked when I saw videos or photos of voodoo majick of witch doctors using shrunken heads. ...
Feb5-12 04:21 PM
Evo
5 6,222
How similar is this old idea to the idea of the "big bang"/"big crunch"? "According to Empedocles, all matter...
Mar27-12 10:59 PM
John Creighto
0 2,881
America made a lot of enemies so they need a powerful military -or- America has a powerful military so they made a...
Mar30-12 07:48 PM
mheslep
21 6,463
rand Ayn Rand ( 1 2)
I am fully aware that there was a previous thread on Ayn Rand which was locked because the community digressed into a...
Apr3-12 05:47 PM
John Creighto
24 11,753
To be fair, the vignettes are really only about the French and English, but they are interesting and might inspire...
Apr6-12 11:06 AM
turbo
0 3,812
Hi, I'm a bit of a history nerd, and especially when it comes to World War II. I was wondering if you guys knew of any...
Apr6-12 10:03 PM
SHISHKABOB
3 6,142
Today, it was revealed in Scandinavian papers that about 6000 silver coins, the oldest from about 1040, was found on...
Apr11-12 06:19 AM
arildno
6 4,525
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17604991 The study was published in...
Apr18-12 09:39 PM
turbo
3 4,963
Does anyone know England's involvement in the Treaty of the Pyrenees, i.e. in the Spanish-French extension of the...
May9-12 12:31 AM
SW VandeCarr
1 3,618
Here's a leaflet which was distributed over Germany and Poland, apparently during the year 1944 (as it refers to the...
May19-12 11:18 PM
zoobyshoe
3 3,793
A new book in the history of science. http://www.amazon.com/First-Scientist-Anaximander-His-Legacy/dp/1594161313/ ...
May21-12 09:38 AM
fuzzyfelt
79 31,287
Edgar Allan Poe is considered the father of all modern detective fiction and I see from reading more of his work that...
May28-12 01:35 PM
zoobyshoe
8 5,213
Along the Motala, a major waterway since time immemorial, with signs of habitation going back 7000 years, the...
Jun3-12 02:13 AM
arildno
0 3,194
Watch this video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwXOr47EJ1E) and puke! This guy says that the English language...
Jun3-12 03:22 AM
arildno
1 3,307
King of Prussia is located in suburban Philadelphia near Valley Forge. Its name referrers to Frederick the Great, but...
Jun10-12 03:26 PM
SW VandeCarr
7 4,735
In another thread, Mormonator mentioned poetry about particle physics. This reminds me of John Updike's Neutrino poem ...
Jun13-12 07:25 PM
20Tauri
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