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این لباسهای زیبا مکمل زیبایی چهره های زیبای دختران ایرانی است
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Via +Archaeology Magazine .

Looks like Christopher Columbus' crew did not eat their fruit and veg, and suffered from scurvy.
 
Bioarchaeologists examining skeletons buried at La Isabela, a colony founded by Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the New World, have shown that most of the colonists suffered from scurvy. 

http://archaeology.org/news/2035-140416-columbus-la-isabela-scurvy
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562 years ago today, Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci the Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer was born "at the third hour of the night" in the Tuscan hill town of Vinci.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_da_Vinci

One of the most influential genius's of the last century, not only he painted some of the most beautiful of paintings of his time, he also  remains one of the most mysterious of renaissance men.

Happy birthday, and thank you for the mystery that is you Leonardo!  

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hello +Corneliu Carabella . :) sure but did you email it to me?? I have not received anything. 
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"..And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting
On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming,
And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;
And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
Shall be lifted - nevermore!"

http://www.heise.de/ix/raven/Literature/Lore/TheRaven.html
#ravens  
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cool! :) yes they are, so beautiful... they look like cats! (well with feathers!)
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Short but sweet...
Dreams caught in a mirror
reflecting illusions in the dark of the mind.....

http://youtu.be/t_4zONL-rcg

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#natalieportman  
#shirinneshat  
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:) I thought so too.
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A series of pictures captures the last minute pardon of Bilal before being hanged. Harrowing... The mother of the victim pardons him and the hanging is stopped, and Bilal is returned to prison.
Each pictures tells the story...

More about the story:
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-27051346




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#Iran  
#hanging  
#publicexecution  
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Seems to be a season for naturally preserved mummies! This time from Chile!
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Analysis of a naturally preserved mummy from northern Chile suggests that the Inca and Chinchorro people who lived there from A.D. 500 to 1450 suffered from chronic arsenic poisoning. 

http://archaeology.org/news/2031-140415-mummy-arsenic-poisoning
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Well here is one of the beautiful photos taken by the talented +Rene Moini of the gorgeous  +Nina de Lianin .

See more of Rene's work here:
http://www.visible-thoughts.de/


#photography  
#blackandwhitephotography  
#photooftheday  
#photooftheweek  
 
Danke an Nina de Lianin!
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The Blood moon.
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People in the Americas are catching a rare celestial show as the Earth's shadow falls across the Moon. The Moon has changed colour from orange to blood red or brown in a total lunar eclipse. The eclipse lasts around three hours - it started at 05:58 GMT http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27026339
(Picture courtesy of AFP)
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:) good morning indeed! and my pleasure! its a bit grey here in Germany today.. but I am hopeful! 
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Via +Rajini Rao , A very interesting post about 3 female MD's, from India, Japan and Syria,  dating back to 1885.
 
On The Shoulders of Giants

♀ A sepia print of an Indian woman, a Japanese woman and a woman from Syria, dated 1885. What do they have in common? Extraordinarily, each was the first licensed female medical doctor in their country of origin. They were trained at the Women's Medical College in Pennsylvania, the first of its kind in the country. This was a time before women had the right to vote. If they did attend college at all, it was at the risk of contracting "neuralgia, uterine disease, hysteria, and other derangements of the nervous system” (according to Harvard gynecologist Edward H. Clarke). 

An all-woman medical school was first proposed in 1846, supported by the Quakers and the feminist movement. Dr. Ellwood Harvey, one of the early teaching faculty, daringly smuggled out a slave, Ann Maria Weems, dressed as a male buggy driver, from right outside the White House. With his reward money, he bought his students a  papier maché dissection mannequin. Eventually, poverty forced him to quit teaching, but he still helped out with odd jobs. What a magnificent man!  

Fate and fortune were to buffet Ms. Joshi's life. Married at age 9 to a man 11 years older, her husband turned out to be surprisingly progressive. After she lost her first child at age 14, she vowed to render to her "poor suffering country women the true medical aid they so sadly stand in need of and which they would rather die than accept at the hands of a male physician". She was first offered a scholarship by a missionary on condition that she converted to Christianity. When she demurred, a wealthy socialite from New Jersey stepped in and financed her education. She is believed to be the first Hindu woman to set foot on American soil. I didn't arrive until 1983 ;)

Times were tough then. The fate of these three intrepid pioneers was a sad one. Joshi died of tuberculosis in India at the age of 21, without ever practicing. Fittingly, her husband sent her ashes back to America. Islambouli was not heard of again, likely because she was never allowed to practice in her home country. Although Okami rose to the position of head of gynecology at a Tokyo hospital, she resigned two years later when the Emperor of Japan refused to meet her because she was a woman. 

Times have changed. My own mother was married at the age of 13 to a man also 11 years her senior. My father recalls helping my mother with her geography homework in high school. She never did attend college, despite being a charismatic woman with quicksilver wit and efficiency. Little wonder then, when I was accepted into graduate school in the US, unmarried and 21 years young, my parents staunchly stood behind me against the dire predictions of friends and relatives ("She'll come back with a yellow haired American!" "Haven't you read Cosmopolitan magazine? They are all perverts there!"). Happily, I escaped perversion, earned my doctoral degree and even gained a supportive spouse of my own. In 2004, I became only the 103rd woman to be promoted to Professor in the 111-year history of the Johns Hopkins medical school, and the first in my department, the oldest Physiology department in the country. If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants

#STEMwomen   #ScienceEveryday  

More reading: http://www.pri.org/stories/2013-07-15/historical-photos-circulating-depict-women-medical-pioneers
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:) my pleasure +Rosalind Welch . all the honour goes to +Rajini Rao .
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Going for the dream! Freelance Archaeologist, actor, model, and writer.
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Archaeology, Archaeological digital Illustrator, Creative writer, Trilingual: English, Norwegian, Persian
Employment
  • Writer, Actor, Archaeologist, present
  • CPL for Google
    Data Evaluator, 2013 - 2014
    Evaluating data within the Norwegian Market
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Eschborn, Hesse
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Dublin, Ireland - Norway - London
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I am an archaeologist, and an archaeological illustrator. I specialize in the Achaemenid  period.
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I survived a war!
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Halehs World of Archaeology: A great article by Jamsheed K. Choksy for CNN
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A great article by Jamsheed K. Choksy for CNN. A great article written by Prof. Jamsheed K Chosky of Indiana University, he is the Professor

Past Preservers: Follow Van Gogh’s footsteps in London!
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Halehs World of Archaeology: Deep and long Cracks Reported in Persepolis
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Deep and long Cracks Reported in Persepolis. http://www.radiofarda.com/archive/news/20111112/143/143.html?id=24388810. Angry, helpless and p

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Forgotten History on Manoto Tv 1. http://www.manoto1.com/Videos/forgottenhistoryep1#.Tqw3IE6hZ4c.facebook Its all done! I am so proud of my