Monthly Archives: January 2018

Wrath of the Centurions Max Hastings My Lai: Vietnam, 1968 and the Descent into Darkness by Howard Jones Oxford, 504 pp, £22.99, June 2017, ISBN 978 0 19 539360 6

Wrath of the Centurions Max Hastings My Lai: Vietnam, 1968 and the Descent into Darkness by Howard Jones Oxford, 504 pp, £22.99, June 2017, ISBN 978 0 19 539360 6 Before examining the most notorious war crime of the Vietnam era, it seems useful to glance … Continue reading

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Dash Dashy

Here lies DASH The favourite spaniel of Her Majesty Queen Victoria In his 10th year His attachment was without selfishness His playfulness without malice His fidelity without deceit READER If you would be beloved and die regretted Profit by the … Continue reading

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‘Charlottesville’: A Government-Commissioned Story About Nuclear War

Posted, but not written by, Louis Sheehan ‘Charlottesville’: A Government-Commissioned Story About Nuclear War A fictional 1979 account of how the town in Virginia would weather an all-out nuclear exchange between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. A dairy farm near CharlottesvilleLibrary … Continue reading

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Robots map largest underwater volcanic eruption in 100 years

Robots map largest underwater volcanic eruption in 100 years Submersibles show that the debris left behind doesn’t tell the whole story BY HELEN THOMPSON 7:00AM, JANUARY 25, 2018 POOF  Most of the debris from the 2012 eruption of Havre (shown), … Continue reading

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Foreign Fighters Back Kurdish Militia in Syria in Fight Against Turkey

Foreign Fighters Back Kurdish Militia in Syria in Fight Against Turkey By MEGAN SPECIAJAN. 27, 2018 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Photo An image from a video released on Friday is said to show foreign fighters in the … Continue reading

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Lichen

https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/whats-in-a-lichen-how-scientists-got-it-wrong-for-150-years?source=relatedvideo     Posted by Lou Sheehan

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Did a Murderer in Waiting Go Undetected Because She Was a Woman?

Did a Murderer in Waiting Go Undetected Because She Was a Woman? By Patrick Radden Keefe Posted but not written by Louis Sheehan February 14, 2013 A young Amy Bishop. Courtesy the Bishop family. One winter day in 1961, in … Continue reading

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