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This will hurt: a history of dentistry – in pictures

From gnashers made of hippo ivory to cutting pliers and herbal anaesthetics, Richard Barnett’s The Smile Stealers offers a fascinating – and frequently shocking – history of dentistry


Coy Howard Interview

Coy Howard’s Ellen and Jay McCafferty House in San Pedro was built in 1980, just around the pivotal, transforming times in California architecture. …

Frank Lloyd Wright

If Time Freezes At The Edge Of A Black Hole, Could Someone Theoretically Live Forever?

(Image: Creative Commons)<p><i>If time freezes at the edge of a black hole, does that mean that you could live forever if you could overcome the gravity? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by</b> …

Theory of Relativity

Issue 58 - The MagPi Magazine

Issue 58 of The MagPi – The Official Raspberry Pi Magazine is available now. Inside you’ll find incredible ideas for things to hack, code, and make …

Raspberry Pi

This is what it's like to be struck by lightning

Sometimes they'll keep the clothing, the strips of shirt or trousers that weren't cut away and discarded by the doctors and nurses.<p>They'll tell and retell their story, sharing pictures and news reports of survivals like their own or far bigger tragedies.<p>Only by piecing together the bystander …


New Collection Of 2.3 Million Images – Most Available For Public Use

Europeana Photography just unveiled a 2.3 million artifact collection that “includes images and documents from 50 European institutions in 34 …

Coding is not “fun,” it’s technically and ethically complex

Programming computers is a piece of cake. Or so the world’s digital-skills gurus would have us believe. From the non-profit’s promise that “Anybody can learn!” to Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s comment that writing code is “fun and interactive,” the art and science of making software is …


DJI Announces Plans to Cripple Unregistered Drones

DJI issued a press release this past Saturday detailing their "new application activation process" that will go into effect at the end of this week. …


How to Make a Time Map for the Summer

At the start of summer, many academics find themselves on a different schedule than during the academic year. Maybe you don’t teach during the …

Time Management

The Digital Revolution Will Not Be Powerpointed (nor MOOCed)

I’m not a MOOC completer. I am zero for life.<p>My longest duration has been maybe 2 weeks, and more typically, much less.<p>I am not denying that others …

Homegrown jihad: UK terror suspect 'known to authorities'

22-year-old Salman Abedi named as suspected suicide bomber; authorities have arrested a second person of interest in the case..<p>Posted May 23, 2017 …


Explore an Ancient Cave City in Armenia

Residents lived in Old Khndzoresk up until the 1950s


11 Easy Ways to Revamp Your Garden - Urban Gardens

<i>Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton</i><p><b>Sometimes in life it’s good to mix things up. As we all like a project we can sink our teeth into, what could be better</b> …


Netizen Report: Chelsea Manning and the Power of Transparency

<b>Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the</b> …

Chelsea Manning

Academics and journalists are in on The Conversation

Canada will soon launch its offshoot of a worldwide network that provides free stories from world of higher learning.


A young researcher could go to jail for sharing a scientific paper

Could a young scientist really be facing serious jail time for sharing a single article with his colleagues?<p>If you’ve been following the case of Diego Gomez, you’ll know the answer is much closer to yes than you might otherwise have imagined.<p>And if Gomez, whose multiyear legal battle is likely to …


What the Fidget Spinners Fad Reveals About Disability Discrimination

<b>Aiyana Bailin</b> <br><p><b>Photo © Robert Couse-Baker / Creative Commons</b><br>[image: Hand holding a spinning fidget]<p>I'm angry about the …

Fidget Spinner

Former nurse living out of car 'forced to eat dog food' after her benefits were cut

A homeless former nurse claims she has been forced to eat dog food after her benefits were cut.<p>Ann Cumberland-Quinn, 56, is disabled and has had …

UK News

Color Palettes You Will Love To Stare

AMBIANCE.<p>v0.3 BETA<p>WHAT'S NEW? VIEW CHANGELOG<p>AMBIANCE KEEPS US SAFE.<p>If you are a Developer, Designer or an Artist - you know how frustrating choosing …

Web Design


If you love miso you will love this even better, it’s like a loaded version of miso soup -with thinly sliced pork, tofu, mushrooms and vegetable it …


Rescue workers called in for Costco's 'crazy' Iceland debut

Icelanders are expected to go crazy over their first Costco opening in a Reykjavik suburb on Tuesday. In fact, reports the local newspaper Iceland Monitor or Morgunblaðið, "search and rescue teams" have been called in for crowd control and "to assist store employees."<p>Now, the "search and rescue …


Is the Old Testament dying?

(RNS) Brent Strawn was teaching at a Methodist church in Atlanta when he asked his class to identify the origin of Jesus’ well-known cry from the …


Combat and the soldier's experience in World War One

• Article by: Vanda Wilcox<br>• Themes: Race, empire and colonial troops, Life as a soldier<br>• Published: 29 Jan 2014<p>In a war that saw new weaponry technology …

Military History

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

1<p>Preheat an oven to 375.<p>2<p>Place the sliced baguette in a single layer on a lined baking sheet. Brush with a little olive oil and bake until golden, …


A complete tool set for molecular QTL discovery and analysis

Altmetric: 3<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Olivier Delaneau<br>• , Halit Ongen<br>• , Andrew A. Brown ORCID:<br>• , Alexandre Fort<br>• , Nikolaos I. …

Data Science

All you need to know about bike servicing

<b>When you own any piece of equipment that has some kind of mechanical parts then it will</b> <b>eventually have to be serviced or even repaired at some point,</b> …


Weekly quiz: which US president was impeached by the House?

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U.S. Presidency

A century of agriculture research goes online

A rich trove of once-hidden Cornell agricultural research from journals and other serial publications is now available to the public.


Openness, Permission, Courtesy and Nuances of Licenses – ProfHacker - Blogs

I don’t know how common it is for folks to have to explain Creative Commons licenses for others, but it often feels like a “continuously negotiated” …

Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients in Australia Raises Discrimination and Privacy Concerns

Author's mashup: Images courtesy Wikimedia (JonRichfield, CC BY-SA 3.0) and Pixabay (Creative Commons CC0)<p>Trial drug testing of welfare recipients is …

Drug Test