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The Short and Eventful Life of Phineas Gage

04/01/2012 01:00:57 AM

Have you heard of fella called Phineas Gage? He’s a famous medical case, so I suppose anatomists and doctors are very familiar with the details, but the rest of us don’t often hear about him. The medical aspects of the case are lost on me, since my healthcare knowledge is limited to band..

Titanic Dreams

03/22/2012 13:12:46 PM

The Titanic was both truly a pioneer in shipbuilding and also one of the biggest tragedies in recent history. Far from the cheap hotels in Derby, the Titanic was a state of the art vessel which was aiming to compete with rival ships Mauretania and Lusitania.The construction of the ship was funded by..

Top 5 Highland Games

03/01/2012 13:33:44 PM

The Highland Games is a celebration of Scotland’s history, language and all of the other aspects of Scottish culture that might otherwise have been lost. Highland Games take place all over the world, wherever there is a large population of Scottish expatriates, such as North America, or Bavari..

I'm a "baby" baby boomer

02/29/2012 19:34:45 PM

I'm a baby baby boomer   I keep hearing the term baby boomer and wondered where I fit in. Am I a baby boomer? If so, what is it and how did it happen.   There are a couple of different date ranges for baby boomers, the most common one that I have seen is babies born between 1946 and 19..

Durazzo Anno Domini 1082

02/01/2012 21:51:31 PM

L'Associazione Culturale Italia Medievale è lieta di invitarvi sabato 11 febbraio 2012 presso lo Spazio Eventi della Libreria Feltrinelli di Via Manzoni, 12 a Milano con inzio alle ore 17,00, per la presentazione del libro "Durazzo Anno Domini 1082" di Pietro Luigi Garavelli (LAReditore, 201..

Seven Years in Austria

12/15/2011 02:10:15 AM

Peter Aufschnaiter was born on the 2nd of November 1899. He was an Austrian mountaineer, agricultural scientist, geographer and cartographer and became famous after his life was written about in the popular book: ‘Seven Years in Tibet’ by Heinrich Harrer, his mountaineering partner. Aufs..

Mini trip historique sur les rois de France

12/11/2011 10:18:15 AM

Férus d'histoire, vous allez être servis ! Cette semaine nous vous suggérons un minitrip sur les traces des grands rois français. Paris et les communes environnantestelles que les Yvelines permettent d'organiser parcours après parcours sur le thèmehistorique ..

Bulgaria and the Madara Horseman

11/30/2011 07:58:47 AM

One of the countries that these days seems like a real alternative to the expensive sea resorts on the Riviera or the islands of Greece is Bulgaria. This country may have the reputation of a place good for teenagers who want to drink all night and go to the beaches for the rest of the day. A place ..

Webseite für Finanzer

11/24/2011 15:27:30 PM

Das Thema Maklerhomepage wurde intensiv von der Weltpresse in den vergangenen zehn Jahren abgedeckt. Viele am Nachmittag wurde von einer Familie genossen, Kleben über die Diskussion der Maklerhomepage. Obwohl Maklerhomepage ist ein beliebtes Diskussionsthema unter den Monarchen, Präsiden..

Take it With a Grain of Salt

10/31/2011 19:37:06 PM

Perhaps you've heard the phrase, "to take something with a grain of salt."  Perhaps you haven't.  If the latter is the case, then I assure you that it is a fairly common and certainly standard phrase.  It is a staple in phrase books no doubt.     It means, essentially, ..

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