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Jamreilly

Jamreilly

Idiosyncratic stream of information from the web, gathered on the road towards collective amusement and understanding.
Bad Vibrations: The History of the Idea of Music as a Cause of Disease http://blog.wellcomelibrary.org/2012... HT @WFMU
RT @ashalynd: Something from the outside detected? - Arecibo Observatory Detects Mysterious, Energetic Radio Burst http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014... via @ngphenomena
RT @PublicDomainRev: The sublime "Tractatus de Herbis", 15th century book used to identify herbs http://publicdomainreview.org/collect... https://twitter.com/PublicD...
RT @openculture: Free: British Pathé Puts Over 85,000 Historical Films on YouTube. Some great gems here: http://www.openculture.com/2014...
Maurice Guest: Forgotten But Unforgetable - http://thebluelantern.blogspot.com/2014...
Maurice Guest: Forgotten But Unforgetable
High Speed Trains are Killing the European Railway Network http://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2013...
Infographic: The Bauhaus, Where Form Follows Function http://www.archdaily.com/225792... providing well designed products for the many
The Bauhaus, Where Form Follows Function http://www.archdaily.com/225792... Infographic https://twitter.com/jamreil...
Do recordings kill music? http://www.newyorker.com/online... It’ll all eventually become mood music, right?
Papyrus Referring to Jesus’ Wife Is More Likely Ancient Than Fake http://www.nytimes.com/2014...
The short guide to Capital in the 21st Century http://www.vox.com/2014... The ratio of wealth to income is rising in all developed countries.
Could This Be The Signal Of Dark Matter? Unsure Scientists Checking This Out http://www.universetoday.com/110978...
RT @grahamfarmelo: Mental life of plants and worms—Oliver Sacks in fine form: http://www.nybooks.com/article...
RT @ZwKrakowie: Fernando Pessoa & His Heteronyms https://t.co/PIQPXtZWvi Excerpt from "Nom de Plume: A (Secret) History of Pseudonyms" via @poetry_society
RT @50WattsDotCom: Antonio Rubino's "Fiorella" (Italy, late '50s) http://50watts.com/Fiorella https://twitter.com/50Watts...
Time-travelling verb tenses must will have existed http://stancarey.wordpress.com/2014... grammar gets wonky when talking about time travel. via @StanCarey
Book of Wander: W. G. Sebald's unsystematic search http://www.bookforum.com/inprint... A Place in the Country (1998), is only now appearing in English
Battery that dissolves in the body could power embedded health sensors http://www.theverge.com/2014...
Seneca’s first letter cautions Lucilius to be wary of the ease with which we lose time, and hence lose ourselves http://schizosoph.com/2014...
To Save Drowning People, Ask Yourself “What Would Light Do?” http://nautil.us/blog... Fermat, Feynman and the path of least time
Unwanted noise is perhaps the most irksome form of sensory assault. http://www.newrepublic.com/article... Sound is ambient, elusive, enveloping.
our ethical beliefs cannot be explained as the result of coming to believe objective moral truths http://standpointmag.co.uk/node... Bernard Williams
We change books, in ways large and small, by changing the way we access and study them. http://collation.folger.edu/2014... Philology and search tools
Dropped: Why did Anthony Gatto, the greatest juggler alive — and perhaps of all time — back away from his art http://grantland.com/feature...
RT @grahamfarmelo: Why the world's greatest juggler suddenly retired: http://grantland.com/feature...
Lucretius - De Rerum Natura - Death Is Nothing to Us - http://berto-meister.blogspot.com/2014...
Lucretius - De Rerum Natura - Death Is Nothing to Us
Stopping Off Place: Burning Mirror, Paths Of Light, Circles In Water - http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post...
Stopping Off Place: Burning Mirror, Paths Of Light, Circles In Water
Imaginary time may sound like science fiction, and it has been brought into Doctor Who. But nevertheless, it is a genuine scientific concept. One can picture it in the following way. One can think of ordinary, real, time as a horizontal line. On the left, one has the past, and on the right, the future. But there’s another kind of time in the... - http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post...
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