Timothy Davidson

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The Story of Benjamin Franklin’s Sister and How Women Are Sidelined in History

<i>“I Read as much as I Dare,”</i> Jane Franklin once wrote to her older brother Benjamin. Jane was the youngest daughter of the Franklin family, and Benjamin the youngest son. Both were members of an undistinguished lineage of Francklynnes, then Francklins, and eventually Franklins, none of whom …

Filmmaker Ken Burns launches interactive American history iPad app

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and company have introduced an American history-centric app exclusive to iPad users. The app features a timeline dating back to 1776 and a number of themes with specific information and videos for each period and subject. Overall, the app is very fluid …

Difference between revisions of "True History" - A Wiki of Ice and Fire

The <i>True History</i> is a text of the history of Westeros, presumably written by maesters.[1]<p>Recent Events<p><i>A Dance with Dragons</i><p>Hoster Blackwood tells Ser Jaime Lannister that according to the <i>True History</i> the Andals crossed the narrow sea four thousand years ago, but Hos adds some maesters claim it …

Digitizing U.S. history in high-def

How Google Maps and Gmail Will Distort Human History

Author Simon Garfield doesn't consider himself nostalgic. But his two new books, On the Map and To the Letter, chronicle just how much history we have lost due to the prevalence of digital maps and correspondence.<p>How has the Internet changed maps?<p>Beyond anyone's imagination, really. The effects …

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Black history month is a token tribute, but Afro-Latinos don't even have that | Icess Fernandez Rojas

The US has a designated celebration for about every group, but if you're of mixed heritage, you're on your own<p>I cringe every time February rolls around. For me, black history month has become predictable. First, it's the arguments against it: "What about white history month?" Then up come the …

Longest known Viking ship goes on display at British Museum

A 37-metre-long Viking warship, never before seen in the UK, has been unveiled. The ship, which came to Britain in a ‘flat pack’, is the longest ever …

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Snap Pea and Cabbage Slaw

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Serving "green stuff" to kids can be a challenge. But this recipe filled with bite-size vegetables like snap peas holds plenty of appeal.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1 teaspoon honey<p>Kosher …

What Does Worm Compost Do For Plants?

Learn the Benefits of Using Worm Compost Fertilizer in your Soil<p>What does worm compost do for plants? Gardeners know that healthy plants come from …