Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Taking the plunge – of baths and cleanliness

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Now where is that soap? Taking the plunge - of baths and cleanliness”
annabelfrage.wordpress.com — It is my firm conviction that mankind has always had a love-hate relationship with water. Hate because you can drown in it, love because it tastes great and because a nice soak generally leaves you…

The perilous birth of the King of Rome - Shannon Selin

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Quite the modern father-to-be, Napoleon! He was there, for the birth. The perilous birth of the King of Rome”
shannonselin.com — The birth of Napoleon's son, the King of Rome, on March 20, 1811 was a touch-and-go affair. The doctor feared that either Marie Louise or the baby might die.

An Anniversary...

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Beautiful & evocative!”
pruebatten.com — Today was one of those astonishingly perfect days that you store in your memory banks for the darker, less special days of life... It was cold on waking, with soft fog catching on rocky crenellatio...

Paint drying test boost to nanotech - BBC News

Tractus Fynn
Tractus Fynn says “Watching paint dry finally pays off. BBC News - Paint drying test boost to nanotech”
www.bbc.com — Scientists have been watching paint dry in experiments they say could improve the performance of everyday items, from sun screen to mobile phones.

Extending Stories Online – An Example

Mel RJ Smith Author
Mel RJ Smith Author says “Extending Stories Online – An Example”
services4authors.com — One aspect of the changing environment for writers, which has been little discussed, is the idea of extending our stories online with the help of social media, blogs and web sites. Social media and the online world are parts of the new wave…