tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:/posts The Para-Rigger 2017-10-16T09:35:14Z tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1198558 2017-10-16T09:35:13Z 2017-10-16T09:35:14Z Eggs From An Emperor: The Worst Journey In The World
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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1198205 2017-10-14T05:22:34Z 2017-10-14T05:24:59Z From boiling lead and black art: An essay on the history of mathematical typography
http://www.practicallyefficient.com/2017/10/13/from-boiling-lead-and-black-art.html

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1196111 2017-10-05T02:33:24Z 2017-10-05T02:33:24Z In remembrance of Buster Keaton Today is his birthday.

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1195161 2017-10-01T18:00:10Z 2017-10-01T18:00:10Z The Earth Pyramids of South Tyrol

https://www.behance.net/gallery/57179311/otherworld


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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1194775 2017-09-29T10:05:14Z 2017-09-29T10:07:25Z Blue Planet II
5 minutes of stunning eye candy.   Just the teaser.

This world-exclusive introduction to the show is narrated by series presenter Sir David Attenborough and set to an exclusive track developed by Hans Zimmer and ...





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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1194735 2017-09-29T05:18:37Z 2017-09-29T05:18:37Z The Woolwich Foot Tunnel Anomaly https://portalsoflondon.com/2017/07/02/the-woolwich-anomaly/

When the Woolwich foot tunnel closed for repairs in 2011, it should have been a routine job. The pathway had been providing pedestrians with a quick route beneath the Thames since 1912. A century on, a few minor improvements were necessary.

But Woolwich residents will recall that the refurb of this much loved and much used walkway did not go according to plan.  When it finally re-opened it was 8 months behind schedule, having been closed for more than a year and a half. What the average Woolwich dweller doesn’t know, however, are the unusual circumstances behind this delay.

Mention the 18 month time frame to someone who worked on the Woolwich Tunnel job and you may be met with a mysterious smile. A year and a half may have seemed a long time to those who relied on the tunnel for their daily commute. But for those who were down there beneath the river, that time-frame has a different meaning. When one contractor tells me he aged 3 years on the Woolwich job, it is not a metaphor. For, deep down beneath river and clay, hidden from those above ground, something was occurring. That something was a time anomaly.


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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1193225 2017-09-23T03:56:26Z 2017-09-23T03:56:26Z The exotic Oliphaunt http://www.uliwestphal.de/elephas-anthropogenus/index.html


"After the fall of the Roman Empire, elephants virtually disappeared from Western Europe.  Since there was no real knowledge of how this animal actually looked, illustrators had to rely on oral and written transmissions to morphologically reconstruct the elephant, thus reinventing an actual existing creature."

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1192108 2017-09-18T20:09:37Z 2017-09-18T20:09:37Z Yes, Folks! It's That Time Of Year Again...Here is Week One Of National Geographic's Annual Photo Contest Entries

...and if you think you're having a bad day...!

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1191874 2017-09-18T00:01:46Z 2017-09-18T00:01:47Z The Mighty M4 Sherman Myth

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1191547 2017-09-16T01:27:53Z 2017-09-16T01:49:56Z Ross MacDonald, True Detective Novelist, Investigated the Rot in the American Grain
https://newrepublic.com/article/144537/ross-macdonald-true-detective-noir-novelist-investigated-sources-rot-american-grain

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1191530 2017-09-15T23:31:37Z 2017-09-15T23:32:36Z How to talk Minnesotan

http://video.tpt.org/video/2365042610/

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1191427 2017-09-15T13:41:08Z 2017-09-15T13:41:08Z Cassini's last hurrah is today ]]> tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1191423 2017-09-15T13:28:41Z 2017-09-15T13:30:10Z What does eternity sound like? https://fee.org/articles/can-synthesized-music-touch-eternity/

"Over the weekend, I heard something that I never imagined possible. It is music written exclusively for the human voice – music from the High Middle Ages that gave birth to modernity as we know it – re-imagined and re-presented for electronic instruments only. The results are mind blowing, and it’s not just about one song or one genre  It’s about what the results tell us about the human imagination and its interaction with the flow of time."


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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1191346 2017-09-15T05:49:52Z 2017-09-15T05:49:52Z 12 days of Irma ]]> tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1190767 2017-09-12T19:13:00Z 2017-09-12T19:13:00Z What happened to the old Mountains of Kong? http://www.ursulabotha.co.za/blog/2016/04/22/have-you-heard-of-the-mountains-of-kong/
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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1190200 2017-09-10T18:56:04Z 2017-09-10T18:56:04Z Wildfires

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1190161 2017-09-10T16:40:16Z 2017-09-10T16:43:40Z How many of these female mathematicians do you know about? http://mentalfloss.com/article/88279/15-female-mathematicians-whose-accomplishments-add

And this young lady will probably make a similar list someday:

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1189928 2017-09-09T11:27:12Z 2017-09-09T11:27:12Z Gunfight Over Westminster

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1189864 2017-09-08T23:51:17Z 2017-09-08T23:51:17Z The Quest For The Ultimate Shark Repellant
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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1189191 2017-09-06T10:50:49Z 2017-09-06T10:50:49Z Mathematical Modelling of the Battle Of Agincourt, 1415
Familiar in his mouth as household words— Harry the King, Bedford and Exeter, Warwick and Talbot, Salisbury and Gloucester—

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1188905 2017-09-05T08:17:54Z 2017-09-05T08:17:55Z Cancer And The Quagga Mussel
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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1188802 2017-09-04T19:34:37Z 2017-09-04T19:41:52Z Incredible Videos


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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1188280 2017-09-02T11:42:00Z 2017-09-02T11:42:00Z The World Is Running Out Of Sand

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1187810 2017-08-31T15:07:43Z 2017-08-31T15:07:43Z The Dreadnought Hoax: When Virginia Woolf Fooled The Royal Navy
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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1187288 2017-08-29T14:24:59Z 2017-08-29T14:24:59Z The Remarkable Armored Train That Fought Its Way Across Eurasia
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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1186483 2017-08-25T16:31:56Z 2017-08-25T16:31:56Z What watch? Ten watch.

Herr: Liebchen, Sweetnessheart -- what watch?
Frau: Ten watch.
Herr: Such much?

Huh?
http://fanfare.metafilter.com/4948/Casablanca
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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1185982 2017-08-23T15:53:39Z 2017-08-23T15:53:39Z True Grit: Dive-Bombing In An A-4 Skyhawk

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1185158 2017-08-20T16:21:08Z 2017-08-20T16:21:09Z Annie Dillard's Classic Essay: 'Total Eclipse'

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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1184968 2017-08-19T17:30:45Z 2017-08-19T17:30:46Z Why Some People In Positions Of Power Show Signs Of Brain Damage
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tag:para-rigger.posthaven.com,2013:Post/1184472 2017-08-17T16:41:53Z 2017-08-17T16:41:54Z St. Paul's In London's Darkest Days


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