Science Art: <i>Avro Canada VZ-9AV Avrocar</i>. SONG: Fine Altar Stone Science Art: <i>Turner +2: The Best CB Microphone in the World</i>, 1966. Science Art: <i>Diagram illustrating the inherent conspicuousness of an eye-spot...</i>, Cott, 1942. Science Art: <i>Altitude and azimuth instrument</i>, 1876.

Science Art: Avro Canada VZ-9AV Avrocar.

This is not a movie prop, but a working prototype of the Avrocar, a disc-shaped flying machine that graced the …

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SONG: Fine Altar Stone

SONG: “Fine Altar Stone”. (available as .ogg here)

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: Based on IFL Science, 25 Sep 20…

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Science Art: Turner +2: The Best CB Microphone in the World, 1966.

This is an ad from the April 1966 “Tools and Test Measurement Issue” of Popular Electronics, which I found on a…

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Science Art: Altitude and azimuth instrument, 1876.

How high?

This device will tell you.

It’s from The great Centennial exhibition critically described and…

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Stone Age flip-flops

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PhysOrg reports on Witwatersrand researchers who’ve found tracks left by prehistoric footwear – a pair of flip-flop sandals that go back at least 75,000 years, […]

Neolithic engineers

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The Guardian visits a huge, 5,000-year-old tomb complex on Scotland’s Orkney Isles that reveals a surprisingly sophisticated level of engineering know-how: The tomb measures more […]

Fossil antibiotics

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Stat covers a medicine-making strategy right out of Jurassic Park, with a UPenn researcher named Cesar de la Fuente, who is looking for protein-chains called […]

No song today

25 October 2023 grant 0

Once again, have a full instrumental track and melody, even, but the lyrics are not there. I now owe either two or three covers. One […]