"The motorists and cyclists of the 1890s and 1900s were not from different sections of society — they were frequently the exact same people...Many of motoring's key pioneers were officials in cycling organisations. Motoring pioneers originally celebrated their cycling credentials. By the end of the 1920s, with the development of its proletarian image, cycling's vital contribution to the development of motoring was deliberately suppressed." #fw
Then there’s this more shallow and yet deeply disturbing alternate version. Yeouch!
Predicted to predate Blombos and Tsodilo by about 300 000 years
This national award-winning reinvention of the US wall map brings the richness and beauty of United States geography to life. It is the only US map that depicts the principal elements of our common geographic heritage.
"This is the map of the U.S. you've been waiting for....absolutely awesome!" -SM, Portland, Oregon
"This one will remain a classic." -Stuart Allan, Raven Maps
- Emory UniversityPost Doc, Chemistry Dept., 2011 - 2013
- University of PretoriaPost Doc, Biochemistry Dept. Malaria Research Group, 2010 - 2011
- Meraka Institute, CSIRScientific Officer, HPC Research Group, 2008 - 2010
Notation, notation, notation: a brief history of mathematical symbols
The symbols we use every day have fascinating and surprisingly recent origins, explains author Joseph Mazur in his new book
Spark of life: Metabolism appears in lab without cells - life - 25 April...
Complex processes that support all life have been serendipitously spotted with no cells needed, hinting that life could have started spontan
Can you put a price on the beauty of the natural world?
Those who reduce nature to a column of figures play to an agenda that ignores its inherent value – and seeks to destroy it