His ideas were mainly theoretical explanations, laid out in exacting detail, but they were rarely experimental. His drawings of a fetus in utero, the heart and vascular system, sex organs, and other bone and muscular structures, are some of the first on human record. One of his last commissioned works was a mechanical lion that could walk and open its chest to reveal a bouquet of lilies. On May 2, 1519, Leonardo’s first assistant and perhaps his by alana
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alana His ideas were mainly theoretical explanations, laid out in exacting detail, but they were rarely experimental. His drawings of a fetus in utero, the heart and vascular system, sex organs, and other bone and muscular structures, are some of the first on human record. One of his last commissioned works was a mechanical lion that could walk and open its chest to reveal a bouquet of lilies. On May 2, 1519, Leonardo’s first assistant and perhaps his
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Da Vinci drawings of a fetus in the womb.  His notebooks are from the mid-15th and very early 16th centuries, which makes drawings like these even more astonishing! Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519, a very old man for the times. I guess he lived to be an old man because he had so much to get done! by Exstasis
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Exstasis Da Vinci drawings of a fetus in the womb. His notebooks are from the mid-15th and very early 16th centuries, which makes drawings like these even more astonishing! Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519, a very old man for the times. I guess he lived to be an old man because he had so much to get done!
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Faroese stallion Ljósið. Faroese Pony (Føroyskt ross) is a small pony living in the windy, rugged Faroe Islands. Its history is quite the same as better-known Icelandic's: horses were imported to Faroe first by Vikings and they were mainly from Norway but perhaps also from Iceland and Shetland. The breed is very old but in 60's it was on the brink of extinction with only few horses left. The numbers are increased later but in 2010 there were by mae
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mae Faroese stallion Ljósið. Faroese Pony (Føroyskt ross) is a small pony living in the windy, rugged Faroe Islands. Its history is quite the same as better-known Icelandic's: horses were imported to Faroe first by Vikings and they were mainly from Norway but perhaps also from Iceland and Shetland. The breed is very old but in 60's it was on the brink of extinction with only few horses left. The numbers are increased later but in 2010 there were
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Confocal image of Membranipora membranacea. The triple staining shows three organs in one image. Cells of the nervous system are indicated in pink, ciliated organs in blue, muscular structures in green. by echkbet
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echkbet Confocal image of Membranipora membranacea. The triple staining shows three organs in one image. Cells of the nervous system are indicated in pink, ciliated organs in blue, muscular structures in green.
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The coordinates of his father's favorite fishing hole, and the place his ashes were laid to rest. by mmonet
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mmonet The coordinates of his father's favorite fishing hole, and the place his ashes were laid to rest.
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Theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku - Kaku is popular in mainstream media because of his knowledge and his accessible approach to presenting complex subjects in science. While his technical writings are confined to theoretical physics, his public speaking and media appearances cover a broad range of topics by jerri
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jerri Theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku - Kaku is popular in mainstream media because of his knowledge and his accessible approach to presenting complex subjects in science. While his technical writings are confined to theoretical physics, his public speaking and media appearances cover a broad range of topics
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Bronzino, Portrait of a Young Man, The Metropolitan Museum, New York.The Chronicles are about the kind of people Bronzino painted in his portraits, "noblesse d'épée", overeducated, refined art conoisseurs, people who could write verses and who rarely spoke in prose. It's Lymond's world. It's Cosimo I de Medici 's world. Cosimo I (1519-1574) is to Cosimo Il Vecchio (1389-1464) what Lymond is to Nicholas. by nanette
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nanette Bronzino, Portrait of a Young Man, The Metropolitan Museum, New York.The Chronicles are about the kind of people Bronzino painted in his portraits, "noblesse d'épée", overeducated, refined art conoisseurs, people who could write verses and who rarely spoke in prose. It's Lymond's world. It's Cosimo I de Medici 's world. Cosimo I (1519-1574) is to Cosimo Il Vecchio (1389-1464) what Lymond is to Nicholas.
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In 1941, amidst a segregated military, the first African-American fighter pilots were commissioned to aid the defense of bombers in WWII. by Atomix Onyx
Atomix Onyx
Atomix Onyx In 1941, amidst a segregated military, the first African-American fighter pilots were commissioned to aid the defense of bombers in WWII.
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Chief Owl—Blackfoot circa 1886. During the 1880s, Canadian Alex Ross photographed many of the First Nations people who lived around Calgary. In particular, Ross documented many of the men, women and families of the Blackfoot—mainly of the Siksiká Nation—and the Tsuu T’ina—or as they were originally called, Sarcee. Ross started his photographic career as an assistant in Winnipeg, but decided in his early 30s to relocate to Calgary and establish his own studio. The practicalities of takin... by ethel
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ethel Chief Owl—Blackfoot circa 1886. During the 1880s, Canadian Alex Ross photographed many of the First Nations people who lived around Calgary. In particular, Ross documented many of the men, women and families of the Blackfoot—mainly of the Siksiká Nation—and the Tsuu T’ina—or as they were originally called, Sarcee. Ross started his photographic career as an assistant in Winnipeg, but decided in his early 30s to relocate to Calgary and establish his own studio. The practicalities of takin...
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This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about 1450. It points south because 15th-century compasses were south-pointing. It shows the Portuguese discoveries in Africa and questioned the authority of medieval and classical sources. Intended for display in Venice, it emphasizes the feats of Marco Polo. The British East India Company commissioned this copy, thus implying that Britain was by SAburns
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SAburns This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about 1450. It points south because 15th-century compasses were south-pointing. It shows the Portuguese discoveries in Africa and questioned the authority of medieval and classical sources. Intended for display in Venice, it emphasizes the feats of Marco Polo. The British East India Company commissioned this copy, thus implying that Britain was
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The normal histology of the nasal turbinate includes a dense network of large and irregularly shaped veins. These veins essentially function as erectile tissue. They are invested with a thick muscular wall that regulates blood flow to the nasal mucosa for swift adjustments of mucosal temperature and nasal secretions. Without an appreciation for this normal histology, this specialized vascular network is easily mistaken for a benign vascular by yvette
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yvette The normal histology of the nasal turbinate includes a dense network of large and irregularly shaped veins. These veins essentially function as erectile tissue. They are invested with a thick muscular wall that regulates blood flow to the nasal mucosa for swift adjustments of mucosal temperature and nasal secretions. Without an appreciation for this normal histology, this specialized vascular network is easily mistaken for a benign vascular
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Da Vinci- human fetus in utero by Kim Turner wZw0R
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Kim Turner wZw0R Da Vinci- human fetus in utero
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The Golden 13 were the 13 African-American enlisted men who became the first black commissioned officers in the United States Navy. Responding to pressure from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Adlai Stevenson, the Navy began officer training for 16 African-American enlisted men at the Camp Robert Smalls Recruit Training Center in the Great Lakes in January 1944. Although all 16 members of the class passed the by Banphrionsa
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Banphrionsa The Golden 13 were the 13 African-American enlisted men who became the first black commissioned officers in the United States Navy. Responding to pressure from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Adlai Stevenson, the Navy began officer training for 16 African-American enlisted men at the Camp Robert Smalls Recruit Training Center in the Great Lakes in January 1944. Although all 16 members of the class passed the
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Moon Drawings (Galileo Galilei, 1610):    Aided by his telescope, Galileo's drawings of the moon were a revelation. Until these illustrations were published, the moon was thought to be perfectly smooth and round. Galileo's sketches revealed it to be mountainous and pitted with craters. by janie
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janie Moon Drawings (Galileo Galilei, 1610): Aided by his telescope, Galileo's drawings of the moon were a revelation. Until these illustrations were published, the moon was thought to be perfectly smooth and round. Galileo's sketches revealed it to be mountainous and pitted with craters.
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Giles and his drawings by fanny
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fanny Giles and his drawings
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Elizabeth Blount who was better known by her nickname of "Bessie", was a mistress of Henry VIII of England...Her relationship with Henry VIII lasted for some length of time, compared to his other affairs, which were generally short-lived and unacknowledged. On 15 June 1519, Blount bore the King an illegitimate son who was named Henry FitzRoy, Soon after the birth of his son, the King began an affair with Mary Boleyn by freda
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freda Elizabeth Blount who was better known by her nickname of "Bessie", was a mistress of Henry VIII of England...Her relationship with Henry VIII lasted for some length of time, compared to his other affairs, which were generally short-lived and unacknowledged. On 15 June 1519, Blount bore the King an illegitimate son who was named Henry FitzRoy, Soon after the birth of his son, the King began an affair with Mary Boleyn
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Blake was commissioned to illustrate Dante's Divine Comedy, but his untimely death meant this watercolour was never finished. He actually spent his final day labouring over the project. At first glance the scene looks quite blissful, but peek inside the current and you'll find the bodies of the damned. The sun might be shining, but this is a vision of hell. by karla
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karla Blake was commissioned to illustrate Dante's Divine Comedy, but his untimely death meant this watercolour was never finished. He actually spent his final day labouring over the project. At first glance the scene looks quite blissful, but peek inside the current and you'll find the bodies of the damned. The sun might be shining, but this is a vision of hell.
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1512 (commissioned) ca. 1516 - 1519 (made) Burgkmair, Hans, born 1473 - died 1531 (artist) Triumph of the Emperor Maximilian I | DETAIL © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. by elma
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elma 1512 (commissioned) ca. 1516 - 1519 (made) Burgkmair, Hans, born 1473 - died 1531 (artist) Triumph of the Emperor Maximilian I | DETAIL © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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To keep a perfect and healthy body, the body should have a perfect circulatory system. Mainly, blood pumps from the organs to the heart and by andrewbrownx
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andrewbrownx To keep a perfect and healthy body, the body should have a perfect circulatory system. Mainly, blood pumps from the organs to the heart and
How to Get Treatment of Varicose Vein
American serial killer and sex offender Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 boys and young men in cold blood. The man eater's atrocities were spread over a period of 13 years. His victims were mainly of African or Asian descent. Cannibalism was his forte while he also engaged in rape, dismemberment, torture and necrophilia. He was sentenced to several life terms, but was murdered in prison in 1994. by ginger
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ginger American serial killer and sex offender Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 boys and young men in cold blood. The man eater's atrocities were spread over a period of 13 years. His victims were mainly of African or Asian descent. Cannibalism was his forte while he also engaged in rape, dismemberment, torture and necrophilia. He was sentenced to several life terms, but was murdered in prison in 1994.
Boys and Girls
Solving math problems anchor chart...fingers are mainly kindergarten (and a bit in the beginning of first) by malinda
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malinda Solving math problems anchor chart...fingers are mainly kindergarten (and a bit in the beginning of first)
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We eat French Toast quite often here at the 365 home mainly because our 14 year old son LOVES it. And I don’t just mean he LOVES it, HE LOVES, LOVES, LOVES it!!! If this kid were only to be given a choice of 3 foods for the rest of his life they would be French... Read More » by lola
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lola We eat French Toast quite often here at the 365 home mainly because our 14 year old son LOVES it. And I don’t just mean he LOVES it, HE LOVES, LOVES, LOVES it!!! If this kid were only to be given a choice of 3 foods for the rest of his life they would be French... Read More »
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Dirty Bertie, Prince of Wales and then King Edward VII, commissioned a fauteuil d’amour – essentially a stirruped “mount” chair – for his by joyce
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joyce Dirty Bertie, Prince of Wales and then King Edward VII, commissioned a fauteuil d’amour – essentially a stirruped “mount” chair – for his
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Vascular bundle of a Fern Rhizome by courtleafy
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courtleafy Vascular bundle of a Fern Rhizome
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In 1941, amidst a segregated military, the first African-American fighter pilots were commissioned to aid the defense of bombers in WWII. See the exceptional story of the Tuskegee Airman. by tidebuyreviews
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tidebuyreviews In 1941, amidst a segregated military, the first African-American fighter pilots were commissioned to aid the defense of bombers in WWII. See the exceptional story of the Tuskegee Airman.
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Joseph Menglele the "Angel of Death", reserved a special barracks for his twin subjects, as well as for dwarfs, cripples and other "exotic specimens." The barracks was nicknamed the Zoo, Mengele's holding pen. Several twins were castrated or sterilized. Many twins had limbs and organs removed in macabre surgical procedures that Mengele performed without using an anesthetic. Other twins were injected with infectious agents to see how long it by catherine
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catherine Joseph Menglele the "Angel of Death", reserved a special barracks for his twin subjects, as well as for dwarfs, cripples and other "exotic specimens." The barracks was nicknamed the Zoo, Mengele's holding pen. Several twins were castrated or sterilized. Many twins had limbs and organs removed in macabre surgical procedures that Mengele performed without using an anesthetic. Other twins were injected with infectious agents to see how long it
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Joseph Menglele the "Angel of Death", reserved a special barracks for his twin subjects, as well as for dwarfs, cripples and other "exotic specimens." The barracks was nicknamed the Zoo, Mengele's holding pen. Several twins were castrated or sterilized. Many twins had limbs and organs removed in macabre surgical procedures that Mengele performed without using an anesthetic. Other twins were injected with infectious agents to see how long it would take for them to succumb to various diseases. by catherine
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catherine Joseph Menglele the "Angel of Death", reserved a special barracks for his twin subjects, as well as for dwarfs, cripples and other "exotic specimens." The barracks was nicknamed the Zoo, Mengele's holding pen. Several twins were castrated or sterilized. Many twins had limbs and organs removed in macabre surgical procedures that Mengele performed without using an anesthetic. Other twins were injected with infectious agents to see how long it would take for them to succumb to various diseases.
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Auricular therapy is one of the most important components of traditional Chinese acupuncture. It is a specialized form where the auricle (ear) is used to stimulate various organs and meridians in the body. The ear represents a fetus in the womb but in an inverted position. It is a microcosm of the macrocosm: the ear represents the entire body. by MyohoDane
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MyohoDane Auricular therapy is one of the most important components of traditional Chinese acupuncture. It is a specialized form where the auricle (ear) is used to stimulate various organs and meridians in the body. The ear represents a fetus in the womb but in an inverted position. It is a microcosm of the macrocosm: the ear represents the entire body.
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Tomas Saraceno is an artist and architect whose utopian visions for cities that float in the air has led him to create a series of experimental structures such as balloons or inflatable modular platform - This piece entitled ‘Poetic Cosmos of the Breath’ is an experimental solar dome whereby the artist has filled a foil with air to create a huge colourful ephemeral space. by glenda
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glenda Tomas Saraceno is an artist and architect whose utopian visions for cities that float in the air has led him to create a series of experimental structures such as balloons or inflatable modular platform - This piece entitled ‘Poetic Cosmos of the Breath’ is an experimental solar dome whereby the artist has filled a foil with air to create a huge colourful ephemeral space.
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Little Richard (b. Richard Wayne Penniman, Dec. 5, 1932) is an American recording artist, songwriter, & musician who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for over six decades. His most celebrated work dates from the mid 1950s where his dynamic music & charismatic showmanship laid the foundation for rock & roll. His "Tutti Frutti" (1955) was included in the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry in 2010, which stated that the record "announced a new era in music." by natasha
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natasha Little Richard (b. Richard Wayne Penniman, Dec. 5, 1932) is an American recording artist, songwriter, & musician who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for over six decades. His most celebrated work dates from the mid 1950s where his dynamic music & charismatic showmanship laid the foundation for rock & roll. His "Tutti Frutti" (1955) was included in the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry in 2010, which stated that the record "announced a new era in music."
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Kevin is perhaps best known for his pioneering experiments involving a neuro-surgical implantation into the median nerves of his left arm to link his nervous system directly to a computer to assess the latest technology for use with the disabled. He was successful with the first extra-sensory (ultrasonic) input for a human and with the first purely electronic telegraphic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans. by leta
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leta Kevin is perhaps best known for his pioneering experiments involving a neuro-surgical implantation into the median nerves of his left arm to link his nervous system directly to a computer to assess the latest technology for use with the disabled. He was successful with the first extra-sensory (ultrasonic) input for a human and with the first purely electronic telegraphic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans.
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