Public Domain

Guidance notes on GST will be released soon: Jaitley

<b>New Delhi:</b> Guidance notes on GST will be released in public domain soon. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley assured this on Friday in Lok …

India

This Unusual 1948 PSA Depicts a World Without Paper

Get used to eating rice directly out of your pocket.<p>Paper recycling has existed since at least the 11th century, when numerous Japanese shops began …

Culture

How did an Urdu play come to be translated in Hebrew script? A Judaeo-Urdu book raises possibilities

This Judaeo-Urdu manuscript may have been created for (or by) the Baghdadi Jewish community.<p>The British Library’s sole Judaeo-Urdu manuscript is a …

British Library

Uncle Beazley the Triceratops

A celebrity from the late Cretaceous period.<p>At the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, Sinclair Oil unveiled nine life-sized dinosaurs sculptures. Louis …

Culture

Museum of Sexual Cultures of the World

It's the only museum of its kind in Ukraine.<p>A little museum in Kharkiv, Ukraine contains pictures, sculptures, and information about current and …

sexual

Tasty Morsels of EM 087 – #FRCEM Potential Terrorism Agents

I’m entering a few months prep for the UK and Ireland exit exam in Emergency Medicine: the FRCEM. I’ll be adding lots of little notes on pearls I’ve …

Emergency Medicine

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing Was 48 Years Ago Today, Here Are Some Things You May Not Know

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing was 48 years ago today. Here are some interesting things you may not know about one of the most important historical …

Moon

11 Ways To Download Or Stream Movies For Free, Legally

It's easy to find movies to download or stream; even for law-abiding popcorn munchers! If you're flying straight and narrow or want to support and …

Netflix

5 cool facts about the Indigenous origins of lacrosse | Explore | Awesome Activities & Fun Facts

<i>Mekwan Tulpin, a Cree from Fort Albany First Nation, is helping coach Team Ontario lacrosse. (CBC)</i><p>So you think you know all there is to know about …

Lacrosse

Conservis raises $9.5M for farm-management tech

The Minneapolis-based software company lined up the debt financing as it makes inroads into the tree nut market.

Venture Capital

Government Lawyers Hoping To Keep Leaker's Lawyers From Talking About Leaked Documents

The prosecution is underway for NSA contractor Reality Winner, alleged to have leaked a classified document about Russian election hacking to …

Surveillance

Five reasons police think you should turn on ‘Ghost mode’ in Snapchat

Snapchat, an app which allows users to share photos and videos which delete themselves after a few seconds, is used by 166 million people worldwide. …

Social Media

The Domestic Front

I believe the conspiracy started with the toaster, which, I might add, was not a doctor or medical professional.<p>I believe it started because I had …

Farmers' Markets

Academy Logo

As more and more people post personal – and often quite sensitive - information about themselves in the public domain on their social networks, this doesn’t give you the right to exploit its existence regardless of the consequences.<p>Although the content is easily available, you have a responsibility …

Social Media

F/V Deception C grounding near Wrangell, Alaska

The Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick (WPC-1121) responds to the grounding of the vessel Deceptive C near Wrangell, Alaska, July 2, 2017. Marine …

Defense Industry

The Folsom Powerhouse

This 19th century hydroelectric powerhouse was the first of its kind.<p>The Folsom Powerhouse in California was the first practical means of generating …

Culture

Breaking Through the Wall of Schizophrenia

Research shows that people who have experienced trauma are more likely to be psychotic. Surprisingly, being bullied is one kind of trauma.

Psychiatry

11 Things We Learned This Week

06/30/2017 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Main. ·<p>This week, we learned …<p>… you can find your town’s indigenous history with one click. <i>Resource of the week—and it comes with a Teachers Guide!</i><p>How does this compare to our older map of Native American cultures?<p>… what …

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Five Little-Known Facts About the 4th of July | History & Society

1. The day the U.S. Congress actually passed the vote in favor of independence was July 2, not July 4. John Adams, a leader of the American …

History

Webcomics Wednesday: Public Domain Webcomics - Freaksugar

When I was younger, I was a huge fan of the Fantastic Four. I got a copy of one of their books as an eleven-year-old, and I was absolutely hooked. …

Geek

Free eBooks with Modern Typography & Nice Formatting, All “Carefully Produced for the True Book Lover”

If you look through our collection of 800+ Free eBooks, you will find many public domain texts presented by providers like Project Gutenberg and …

Culture

A Writer's Guide to Permissions and Fair Use

Andrea Costa Photography / Flickr<p>Whenever you decide to directly quote, excerpt, or reproduce someone else’s work in your own—whether that’s a book, …

Publishing

13 Tragically Demolished Buildings that Depict Our Ever-Changing Attitudes Toward Architecture

Immortalized through photographs, drawings, and stories, buildings that have been demolished or completely renovated exist in the realm known as …

Architecture

Git Yer Free e-Books Here

Free e-book bibliophiles rejoice, you now have yet another place to download public domain e-books. <i>The Digital Reader</i> reports on Standard Ebooks, a …

Kurt Vonnegut

5 Real Women Who Paved the Way For Our Fictional Space Captains

We live in an amazing time of science and space exploration both in the real world and in fiction. Where characters like Leia, Ripley, and Janeway …

Geek

Standard eBooks Pick Up Where Project Gutenberg Leaves Off

eBook formatting is important.One of the reasons Feedbooks tops my list of free ebook sites is that the ebooks there are formatted to a higher …

eBooks

Explore the Major Wars of History

Since the dawn of time, wars and battles have had a significant impact on the course of history. From the earliest battles in ancient Mesopotamia to …

Military History

Europe Forever Changed: The French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars

The French Revolutionary & Napoleonic Wars began in 1792, just three years after the beginning of the French Revolution. Quickly becoming a global …

Military History

Daily Deal: Ticwatch 2 Active Smartwatch

A Decade Later, Judge Says 'Jersey... >><p><< Russia Stumbles Forth In Quest To Ban VPNs...<p>Fri, Jun 16th 2017 10:38am<p>from the <i>good-deals-on-cool-stuff</i> …

Take-Two Interactive

Our Gunpowder And Tea Came From China, Why Didn’t We Copy Their Wheelbarrows?

My dad’s low-loader barrow. You would not believe how useful it is.Everyone must have a few things that are emotive of their childhood, perhaps a …