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Filmed in Uptown in 1916. Starring stage actor William Gillette, an American actor, has long been considered the world's foremost interpreter of Holmes on stage.

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Clockmaker John Harrison vindicated 250 years after ‘absurd’ claims

Greenwich observatory scientists revealed that a clock that had been built to the clockmaker’s exact specifications had run for 100 days during official tests and had lost only five-eighths of a second in that period.

The Swiss chronometer watch test requires that a #chronometer  watch not deviate from correct time by -4 to +6 seconds in a 24 hour period, so this Harrison clock design is significantly more accurate that an chronometer. 

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What your political betters REALLY think of you:

“Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage,” says the MIT economist who helped write Obamacare. “And basically, call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically that was really, really critical for the thing to pass.”

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Students sit all day, and sitting is exhausting.

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Mencken reviews the Great Gatsby. He didn't think the story was much, but thought the writing was wonderful.

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Don't over analyze it. Children are great. Have some.

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Huge collection of vintage Tour de France photos. Most seem to be from the 1930's.

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This is stunning and amazingly sad. Each post shows a street view of a Detroit location using Google or Bing. Keep in mind that there are only 5 years between the first photos in a series and the last.
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