Linky Friday: A Bit of History
A Bit of History
[Hi1] Epic history of light
[Hi2] News you can use: How to Beat Demagogues Online: Know Your History!
[Hi5] Reasons to live happily without Facebook, Part 565,454: The Infinite Weirdness of Never-Ending Chat Histories
[Hi6] Science history: the disinterested flight pioneer: New Zealander Richard Pearse may have beaten the Wright brothers, but never claimed the honour. Jeff Glorfeld reports.
[Hi9] The deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California’s history has finally been contained
[Hi10] Photos: The Strange History of NYC’s Swinburne and Hoffman Islands
[Hi11] Quebec’s high school history textbooks offer ‘skewed, one-sided view of the past’ and should be replaced
[Hi12] Alfred the Great’s rebel nephew: At the turn of the 10th century, King Alfred’s carefully crafted royal dynasty was almost wrecked by an ambitious prince, Æthelwold.
[Hi13] Re-upped from the Sunday Brunch because it’s just so fun: The History of the Oceans Is Locked in Whale Earwax
[Hi14] ‘A Record of Exploded Ideas’: History and Strategic Commentary in the 21st Century
[Hi16] Always, without exception: Are US History Textbooks Obsolete?
[Hi17] Of Demogorgons and Purple Worms — a Visual History of Dungeons & Dragons
[Hi18] List is awesome, plus didn’t know Reader’s Digest was still around: 15 of the Most Famous Psychopaths in History
[Hi19] Scientists Have Identified the Actual Worst Year in History. And No, It’s Not 2018
[Hi20] On this date in 1835, John and Jane Clemens welcomed their sixth child, a boy. The trouble started almost immediately…You may have heard of him.
[Hi21] Hal Holbrook in “Mark Twain Tonight!” from 1967. He still performs this, just – as he quips – he’s past 90 these days so he doesn’t need the age makeup.