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History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places

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Story Text: The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter - Baker Street Wiki - The Sherlock Holmes encyclopaedia During my long and intimate acquaintance with Mr Sherlock Holmes I had never heard him refer to his relations, and hardly ever to his own early life. This reticence upon his part had increased the somewhat inhuman effect which he produced upon me, until sometimes I found myself regarding him as an isolated phenomenon, a brain without a heart, as deficient in human sympathy as he was pre-eminent in intelligence. His aversion to women and his disinclination to form new friendships were both typical of his unemotional character, but not more so than his complete suppression of every reference to his own people. I had come to believe that he was an orphan with no relatives living, but one day, to my very great surprise, he began to talk to me about his brother. "In your own case," said I, "from all that you have told me, it seems obvious that your faculty of observation and your peculiar facility for deduction are due to your own systematic training."

Prenatal screening advances with non-invasive blood test now available in Australia Updated New, cutting-edge prenatal screening technology is about to become available in Australia for the first time, with a non-invasive blood test allowing expecting parents to screen for chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome. The new, non-invasive blood test has only been available for two years, and up until now only via American companies at a substantial cost. But the test is about to be offered by Victorian Clinical Genetic Services, a not-for-profit provider of genetic testing, based at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne. Medical director David Amor said there were good reasons to offer the test in Australia.

Une histoire du buveur en France Auteur d’une thèse sur l’alcoolisme et l’antialcoolisme en France sous la troisième République, l'historien Didier Nourrisson fouille dans son récent Crus et Cuites. Histoire du buveur la thématique de la boisson à travers les siècles avec grande précision, en utilisant, en plus des sources habituelles, des inventaires de caves, des chansons à boire, des étiquettes de bouteilles de vin… Son «histoire du boire» en France est complètement transversale, car elle touche à l’histoire culturelle, sociale, religieuse, politique. publicité D’ailleurs, selon la définition de l’anthropologue Jean-Pierre Castelain citée dans l’ouvrage: «Boire, seul ou en groupe, selon des usages et des codes, en référence à des pratiques et des valeurs collectives, est aussi un acte social, compréhensible par son ancrage historique et culturel, induisant un comportement individuel.»

Journal home : Nature Raphael Lis, Charles C. Karrasch, Michael G. Poulos, Balvir Kunar, David Redmond, Jose G. Barcia Duran, Chaitanya R. Badwe, William Schachterle, Michael Ginsberg, Jenny Xiang, Arash Rafii Tabrizi, Koji Shido, Zev Rosenwaks, Olivier Elemento, Nancy A. iNFORMATiON FARM: Inside The LC: The Strange but Mostly True Story of Laurel Canyon and the Birth of the Hippie Generation Part 1 “There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear” Join me now, if you have the time, as we take a stroll down memory lane to a time nearly four-and-a-half decades ago - a time when America last had uniformed ground troops fighting a sustained and bloody battle to impose, uhmm, 'democracy' on a sovereign nation. It is the first week of August, 1964, and U.S. warships under the command of U.S. Navy Admiral George Stephen Morrison have allegedly come under attack while patrolling Vietnam's Tonkin Gulf.

ABC News 'I'm Scottish': Gutted Lambie to quit Senate in latest citizenship shock Jacqui Lambie broke down in a radio interview this morning as she confirmed she will resign from the Senate because she holds British citizenship, telling listeners she always thought she was "Australian as they bloody come". How your MP will vote if Australia says Yes to same-sex marriage We've asked every federal politician what they intend to do if same-sex marriage gets to a vote in Parliament. On the numbers we've gathered, both houses would pass a bill to change the law. La carte des exceptions alimentaires françaises Début février, nos confrères du Journal du net publiaient une intéressante étude, réalisée grâce aux chiffres fournis par l'institut Nielsen, sur les aliments les plus surconsommés ou sous-consommés dans chaque département français (Corse et Dom-Tom exceptés). Il s'agit, pour chacun d'entre eux, d'identifier l'aliment dont la consommation s'écarte le plus de la moyenne nationale: par exemple, à Paris, la consommation de caviar est supérieure de 224% à la moyenne nationale; la consommation de sauces surgelées, en revanche, est inférieure de 87%. Sur la carte ci-dessus, nous avons identifié clairement, pour chaque département, l'aliment le plus surconsommé, en répartissant les différentes réponses en cinq catégories (boissons alcoolisées, viandes et charcuteries, sucreries et desserts, caviar –cet aliment de luxe est le plus surconsommé dans sept départements– et divers).

What's That Stuff? You might ask yourself... What's That Stuff? Ever wondered about what's really in hair coloring, Silly Putty, Cheese Wiz, artificial snow, or self-tanners? C&EN presents a collection of articles that gives you a look at the chemistry behind a wide variety of everyday products. Sort: Alphabetically (Text Only) | Most Recent Tintin – Les albums non officiels – Guismai // Tintin Je suis en train de relire les albums de Tintin et c’est juste génial !!! Tintin, Milou, Haddock, Tournesol, les dupon(d|t), … D’ailleurs, mon préféré est le Temple du Soleil. Mais en arrivant à l’Alph-Art, je me dis que ça pourrait être sympa de voir cet album fini. Petite recherche sur internet et je découvre un dessinateur Yves Rodier qui a terminé ce dernier album… Je continue mes recherches et je tombe sur ZINZIN, le frère jumeau maléfique…

10 Emerging Ethical Dilemmas in Science and Technology The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame has released its annual list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology for 2015. This marks the third year the Center has released a list. The Reilly Center explores conceptual, ethical, and policy issues where science and technology intersect with society from different disciplinary perspectives. Its goal is to promote the advancement of science and technology for the common good.

[41 images] UFUNK – La Sélection du Week End n°49 Traversant la moitié du monde en surfant sur les autoroutes (embouteillées) de l’information, voici venir la Sélection du Week end n°49 ! Comme chaque week-end, voici une nouvelle sélection de WTF, cosplay, retro, pubs, illustrations, photos, pin-up et j’en passe, sans contexte ni explication, glanée dans les méandres sans fin de l’Internet… Retrouvez toutes les Sélections du Week End précédentes ici. Bon week-end à tous ! Retrouvez toutes les Sélections du Week End précédentes ici Strange Science: The Rocky Road to Modern Paleontology and Biology

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