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How these things came about: so shall you hear,
Of carnal, bloody, and unnatural acts,
Of accidental judgments, casual slaughters,
Of deaths put on by cunning and forced cause..."

Wed-Apr-2014
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historywars:
American Soldiers with Gas Masks, Essey

historywars:

American Soldiers with Gas Masks, Essey

(Source: museumsyndicate.com)

Wed-Apr-2014
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archaeoillustration:
Notable Barrows by Heywood Sumner
Cunliffe, B. (1985). Heywood Sumner’s Wessex. Wimborne: Roy Gasson Associates.

archaeoillustration:

Notable Barrows by Heywood Sumner

Cunliffe, B. (1985). Heywood Sumner’s Wessex. Wimborne: Roy Gasson Associates.

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Tue-Apr-2014
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brendantheblob:
Pacific Wave (white), for Product Etc.

brendantheblob:

Pacific Wave (white), for Product Etc.

Tue-Apr-2014
113 notes
theatlantic:
The State of American Beer
What’s going on in Beer World? Beer lovers of America might be forgiven if their grasp of the current brew-scape feels iffy. Alice herself would be at home in this Wonderland. It’s a world in which up is down, little is big, and there’s no Blue Moon on the horizon. 
It’s a world in which old standbys are faltering (case sales of Miller High Life were down almost 10 percent in 2013 from the prior year). Mexican labels are dominant (Corona, Modelo, and Dos Equis, account for three of the top four imported beers). And a craft-beer company founded only 20 years ago is coming on strong (“Bartender, pour me a Lagunitas”).
The March 2014 issue of Beverage Industry offers us a through-the-looking-glass portrait of Beer World in the United States today. The magazine unleashed its writers on data gathered by Information Resources Inc. (IRI) of Chicago from supermarkets, drug stores, mass merchandisers, gas and convenience stores, military commissaries, and select club and dollar retail chains for the 52 weeks ending December 29, 2014. I made graphs and charts from their tabular data.
Before we delve into the particulars, let’s remember the big picture: over the past twenty years, per-capita consumption of beer in the U.S. has been declining. Derek Thompson wrote about that here last August, citing this report. But twenty years is a long lens. Let’s take a look at the state of Beer World in the last year.
Read more. [Image: Reuters]

theatlantic:

The State of American Beer

What’s going on in Beer World? Beer lovers of America might be forgiven if their grasp of the current brew-scape feels iffy. Alice herself would be at home in this Wonderland. It’s a world in which up is down, little is big, and there’s no Blue Moon on the horizon. 

It’s a world in which old standbys are faltering (case sales of Miller High Life were down almost 10 percent in 2013 from the prior year). Mexican labels are dominant (Corona, Modelo, and Dos Equis, account for three of the top four imported beers). And a craft-beer company founded only 20 years ago is coming on strong (“Bartender, pour me a Lagunitas”).

The March 2014 issue of Beverage Industry offers us a through-the-looking-glass portrait of Beer World in the United States today. The magazine unleashed its writers on data gathered by Information Resources Inc. (IRI) of Chicago from supermarkets, drug stores, mass merchandisers, gas and convenience stores, military commissaries, and select club and dollar retail chains for the 52 weeks ending December 29, 2014. I made graphs and charts from their tabular data.

Before we delve into the particulars, let’s remember the big picture: over the past twenty years, per-capita consumption of beer in the U.S. has been declining. Derek Thompson wrote about that here last August, citing this report. But twenty years is a long lens. Let’s take a look at the state of Beer World in the last year.

Read more. [Image: Reuters]

Tue-Apr-2014
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generalelectric:
If Earth’s water were drained into a single drop, it would measure about 950 miles in diameter. Roughly three percent is fresh water, and just one-third of that is easily accessible. Meeting the growing need for water is a critical challenge. Many countries rely on desalination to produce fresh water, but current techniques are typically energy-intensive, using enough energy globally to power nearly seven million homes. That’s why today GE is launching an open innovation challenge to improve the energy efficiency of water desalination. Find out more about the challenge here. GIF by Julian Glander and based on data from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

generalelectric:

If Earth’s water were drained into a single drop, it would measure about 950 miles in diameter. Roughly three percent is fresh water, and just one-third of that is easily accessible. Meeting the growing need for water is a critical challenge. Many countries rely on desalination to produce fresh water, but current techniques are typically energy-intensive, using enough energy globally to power nearly seven million homes. That’s why today GE is launching an open innovation challenge to improve the energy efficiency of water desalination. Find out more about the challenge here. GIF by Julian Glander and based on data from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

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Mon-Apr-2014
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deathandmysticism:
Dissecting room, Wellcome Images, ca. 1900

deathandmysticism:

Dissecting room, Wellcome Images, ca. 1900

Mon-Apr-2014
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deathandmysticism:
Pair of twins hanging over a fire, supposedly predicting the Great Fire of London, as Gemini was held to be the ruling star sign for London William Lilly, Monarchy or No Monarchy, 1651

deathandmysticism:

Pair of twins hanging over a fire, supposedly predicting the Great Fire of London, as Gemini was held to be the ruling star sign for London

William Lilly, Monarchy or No Monarchy, 1651

Mon-Apr-2014
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Mon-Apr-2014
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historywars:
German prisoners carrying a wounded Canadian.

historywars:

German prisoners carrying a wounded Canadian.

Mon-Apr-2014
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retrofutureground:
1888, Astronomy Book. London Stereoscopic & Photographic Co Ltd (Photomezzotype) Plate VII,

retrofutureground:

1888, Astronomy Book. London Stereoscopic & Photographic Co Ltd (Photomezzotype) Plate VII,

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Mon-Apr-2014
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yahoonewsphotos:

Human body parts grown in a lab

In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells.

It is among several labs around the world, including in the U.S., that are working on the futuristic idea of growing custom-made organs in the lab.

While only a handful of patients have received the British lab-made organs so far— including tear ducts, blood vessels and windpipes — researchers hope they will soon be able to transplant more types of body parts into patients, including what would be the world’s first nose made partly from stem cells. (AP)

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Mon-Apr-2014
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laughingsquid:
The First Total Lunar Eclipse of 2014 Will Be Visible Tonight In North and South America
Wed-Apr-2014
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Wed-Apr-2014
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fiore-rosso:
klaus leidorf | potato field.

fiore-rosso:

klaus leidorf | potato field.

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Wed-Apr-2014
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archimaps:
The Church of St. Mary-le-Strand, London

archimaps:

The Church of St. Mary-le-Strand, London