Smithsonian

22 Feb 19
Short Worlds

The Silence of the Lambs was Thomas Harris’s second foray into the life of Dr Hannibal Lecter, a fascinating literary entry into the genre of crime fiction, and part of my coursework about eight years ago. As such, this review will take on a slightly more analytical quality than straight-up opinion. It also contains plot […]

22 Feb 19
conorpatricsilva

For the second time in three months, Virgin Galactic on Friday sent a small vessel from the Mojave Desert all the way up to the edge of space. It was the company’s fifth supersonic-powered test flight, and it marked another step forward in a new kind of space race — one that aims to allow […]

22 Feb 19
Notes From An Optimist

One billion people are on the move around the globe.  According to Adam Strom, Director of Re-Imagining Migration, migration is the story of mankind.  It’s our shared experience. He says migration is a good news story.  It is a story about why we have survived as a species. Adam loves stories and he says immigration […]

22 Feb 19
conorpatricsilva

For the second time in three months, Virgin Galactic on Friday sent a small vessel from the Mojave Desert all the way up to the edge of space. It was the company’s fifth supersonic-powered test flight, and it marked another step forward in a new kind of space race — one that aims to allow […]

22 Feb 19
Selena M Moon

Horace Pippin (February 22, 1888 – July 6, 1946), was a self-taught African-American painter whose subject matter ranged from trench warfare to historical, and religious. He was born West Chester, Pennsylvania until he was three when his family moved to Goshen, New York. He left school at fifteen to support his ailing mother. After she […]

22 Feb 19
Uranus News

Paleobiologists have shed new light on a jaw-snapping species of prehistoric worm using half-a-billion-year-old fossils kept at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. Source: Half-a-billion-year-old weird wonder worm finally gets its place in the tree of life — ScienceDaily

22 Feb 19

Disney is possibly the quintessential kids entertainment company from cartoons and live action movies through to toys, books and even holidays (we’re due to go to Disneyland Paris very soon – as you can see from the lovely pack they sent me in the image above, and to celebrate I thought I’d list some great […]

22 Feb 19
| Charles | Saumarez | Smith |

There was a fine photograph of Edward Thomas Stevens in the Salisbury Museum. He is described as ‘the first Honorary Curator of the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum and Blackmore Museum’:- This pricked my interest, even more so when in the next room, I saw a picture of William Blackmore, Stevens’s brother-in-law, who was the […]

22 Feb 19
Latest Entertainment News | Top Celebrity News, Hollywood Headlines

One of this year’s Oscar nominees for Best Picture is “Green Book”, which chronicles a road trip taken by an African-American jazz musician (Mahershala Ali) and his white driver (Viggo Mortensen) as they tour the Deep South, guided by the titular Green Book, a travel guide written for African-Americans that listed places to stay, eat […]

22 Feb 19
Sound Books

Beth Comstock is change maker who has helped people grapple with rapid-fire change and open up their companies to transformation. Before she ever led the reinvention of a team or a business, she learned to rely on her curiosity to provoke change in herself. She infused her life with the habit of discovery, seeking out […]

22 Feb 19
refixico

PRESS RELEASE — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                          By William Loren Katz     Phil Pompey Fixico, President of the Semiroon Historical Society, has been asked to speak April 22 before the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights. He will appear on a panel with members of the Maroon Women Chamber of Cooperation in the Americas. Fixico has been […]

22 Feb 19
Plastic Pollution: The Worst Thing To Do to Our Beautiful Planet

From Smithsonian Ocean, “When pieces of plastic drift halfway across the globe, the plants, animals, and bacteria that begin to grow on the surface hitch a ride as well. These plastic “rafts” transport their stowaways to foreign environments where they can wreak havoc in the new environment as invasive species or vectors of disease. Over 1,200 […]