Monday, January 2, 2017

Detecting Cognitive Decline in Brushstrokes, Why Michigan Banned Banning Plastic Bags, Did Nixon Interfere With 1968 Peace Talks? and More

 
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English Is the Language of Science. That Isn't Always a Good Thing
 
English Is the Language of Science. That Isn't Always a Good Thing
 
 
Scientists Spot Cognitive Decline in Famous Artists' Brushstrokes
 
Scientists Spot Cognitive Decline in Famous Artists’ Brushstrokes
 
 
This Catastrophic Polar Journey Resulted in One of the Best Adventure Books Ever Written
 
This Catastrophic Polar Journey Resulted in One of the Best Adventure Books Ever Written
 
 
Poland Gets a da Vinci at a Big Discount
 
Poland Gets a da Vinci at a Big Discount
 
 
Why Michigan Banned Banning Plastic Bags
 
Why Michigan Banned Banning Plastic Bags
 
 
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How Disney's 1942 Film Bambi Came to be Influenced by the Lush Landscapes of the Sung Dynasty
 
How Disney's 1942 Film Bambi Came to be Influenced by the Lush Landscapes of the Sung Dynasty
 
 
Notes Indicate Nixon Interfered with 1968 Peace Talks
 
Notes Indicate Nixon Interfered with 1968 Peace Talks
 
 
If Isaac Asimov Had Named The Smartphone, He Might Have Called It The
 
If Isaac Asimov Had Named The Smartphone, He Might Have Called It The “Pocket Computer Mark II”
 
 
Today in History
 
In 1776, the Continental Congress published the Tory Act. The controversial piece of legislation was intended to show which colonists remained loyal to the Crown. It also called for Tories, who stood with the Crown, to be disarmed, and possibly even imprisoned. Tories are still around today. Check out the modern loyalists who still raise their glasses to King George.
 
 
 
 
Photo of the Day
 
Terri T. Wafflez gets ready backstage before "The Queens of 2015" drag show at Balancoire in San Francisco, California.
 
"Drag Show Preparation" Photo by Connor Radnovich
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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