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Dec 02

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Dec 01

vintageanchor: Mark Twain’s birthday: 10 great quotes from…

vintageanchor:

Mark Twain’s birthday: 10 great quotes from ‘father of American literature’William Faulkner called him “…the first truly American writer.” Ernest Hemingway declared that all American writing comes from “Huckleberry Finn,??…

Dec 01

"It is evil to take lives and noble to save them. Each day I pledge to save a hundred lives. I drop…"

“It is evil to take lives and noble to save them. Each day I pledge to save a hundred lives. I drop my net in the lake and scoop out a hundred fishes. I place the fishes on the bank, where they flop and twirl. ‘Don’t be scared,’ I tell those fi…

Nov 30

life: The November 17, 1958 issue of LIFE found naval…

life:

The November 17, 1958 issue of LIFE found naval researchers testing the effects of being upside-down for prolonged periods of time on animals in an attempt to learn about the disorientation astronauts would likely experience on space flights.
Th…

Nov 30

europe1850-1930: A menu dated December 25, 1870, on the 99th…

europe1850-1930:

A menu dated December 25, 1870, on the 99th day into the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War  
Unusual dishes include:
Delectable stuffed donkey’s head
Morally questionable elephant enriched consommé
Only the finest r…

Nov 29

vizualize: Heraldo by Nano Torres & Romualdo Faura

vizualize:

Heraldo
by Nano Torres & Romualdo Faura

Nov 29

Heraldry

Heraldry: medievalthedas:

All one could want to know about heraldry.

Nov 28

Catillest: Hooray for Heraldry

Catillest: Hooray for Heraldry: catillest:

Like many overstimulated media junkies of the 21st century, I can’t travel anywhere without my iPod. Equally stimulating and vital for my commutes is a book. My eyes, ears and brain all need some kind of co…

Nov 28

Alona’s Amtgard: Heraldry Basics (Shields)

Alona’s Amtgard: Heraldry Basics (Shields): alonatwotrees:

So, the basics.
For me, the very first part of designing heraldry, is designing the shield, or escutcheon. This is the one I use currently, it is simple, it is clean, and it does not have any …

Nov 25

margoism: nevver: Literary Devices

margoism:

nevver: Literary Devices

Nov 24

"There is a fantastic description of a crowd scene by one of the Russian journalists of the 19th…"

“There is a fantastic description of a crowd scene by one of the Russian journalists of the 19th Century. The Czar had a military parade outside of Moscow in a large open field. As a big crowd gathered there the army started to hand out some free bre…

Nov 24

"Only then did we dare go in without attacking the crumbling walls of reinforced stone, as the more…"

“Only then did we dare go in without attacking the crumbling walls of reinforced stone, as the more resolute had wished, and without using oxbows to knock the main door off its hinges, as others had proposed, because all that was needed was for someo…

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