Digital Archives Give You Free Access Thousands of Historical Children’s Books | Open Culture

It is no arbitrary coincidence that Margery Williams’ classic entails a terrifying brush with scarlet fever. Released in 1922, guide was based upon her very own children. Yet all of its initial visitors would have shivered at the reference, offered really recent memories of the global devastation functioned by “Spanish”>>>

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Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Sings Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18|Open Culture

In 2001 or 2002, guitarist as well as singer David Gilmour of Pink Floyd recorded a music interpretation of William Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 18” at his home workshop aboard the historical, 90-foot houseboat the Astoria. This video clip of Gilmour singing the sonnet was launched as an additional on the 2002>>>

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The Shortest-Known Paper Published in a Serious Math Journal: Two Succinct Sentences | Open Culture

Euler’s conjecture, a theory proposed by Leonhard Euler in 1769, hung in there for 200 years. Then L.J. Lander and T.R. Parkin came along in 1966, and debunked the conjecture in two swift sentences. This content was originally published here. Category: Art and Culture, All Blogs List

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John Cornyn blames virus on China: ‘Culture where people eat bats and snakes and dogs’

Fox Information Flash leading headings are right here. Take a look at what’s clicking on Foxnews.com.Sen. John Cornyn came under fire Wednesday for comments some regarded as racist when he blamed China for the coronavirus pandemic, calling it a “society where people consume bats and also serpents as well as>>>

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Quarantined Italians Send a Message to Themselves 10 Days Ago: What They Wish They Knew Then | Open Culture

Countries like the US, England, France, Spain and Germany are about 9-10 days behind in the COVID-19 progression. For our benefit, the video channel called ‘A THING BY’ asked Italians to record a message they wish had heard 10 days prior. Let’s take careful note of what they have to>>>

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Company Urges People to Eat Dogs to Show Pride in Chinese Culture

A Chinese dog meat processing company has condemned the southern city of Shenzhen for proposed legislation that would ban the consumption of pet canine flesh, saying the law was introduced to appease Western sensibilities in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Peixian Fankuai Dog Meat Products in East China’s Jiangsu>>>

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I do not need terminate culture to tell me where I depend on Woody Allen

Hachette Publication Team in the US has actually terminated the publication of Woody Allen’s upcoming narrative, Apropos of Nothing. The move came last Friday after a team walkout at the publisher’s workplaces in New York and also Boston.Vanessa Mobley, a managing editor at Little, Brown, among HBG’s prominent book imprints,>>>

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Why Socrates Hated Democracies: An Animated Case for Why Self-Government Requires Wisdom & Education | Open Culture

How often have you heard the quote in one form or another? “Democracy is the worst form of Government,” said Winston Churchill in 1947, “except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time….” The sentiment expresses two cultural values many Americans are trained to hold uncritically:>>>

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British Museum acquires 3,000-year-old Shropshire sunlight necklace|Culture|The Guardian

The British Museum has actually obtained a glittering 3,000-year-old gold sun pendant heralded as one of the most vital bronze age locates of the last century. The amazingly well-preserved necklace, or bulla, was found by a steel detector fanatic in Shropshire in 2018. Neil Wilkin, the gallery’s bronze age manager,>>>

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